Participation and sense of community
One of the sectors that will witness a flourishing deployment of IoT technologies is that of the so-called Smart Cities. To name a few, some of the main benefits deriving from the appropriate implementation of said technologies in the cities concern pressing matters such as:
The use of primary resources such as water, fuel, electricity and garbage can be optimised. The cities of Los Angeles, Barcelona and Eindhoven lead by examples they experienced an estimated 40% in decline of energy costs as a result of the adoption of IoT measures.
The quality of life of a Smart City is greatly enhanced by the services provided by IoT solutions. In fact, such a city benefits from a wide range of modern, top-quality amenities, improved security, smoother transfers and from the vast variety of new forms of assistance and support.
A local administration that communicates and effectively carries out projects aimed at the improvement of its city definitely has a higher chance at creating – and maintaining – a robust, satisfying and collaborative relationship with its citizens.
A smart city’s appeal attracts specific individuals and private investors alike. Specifically, the latter envision cost-efficient solutions and can also profit from these innovative services in virtue of the city’s advanced infrastructures.