Smart cities — full of sensor-laden infrastructure — promise to alleviate many of the challenges growing urban areas face, from congestion to pollution to cost. But, making public infrastructure smarter isn’t just a simple technology procurement exercise. Decisions made today will have significant policy and economic implications for cities. Understanding these implications and building effective regulations and governance are key to ensuring that smart cities benefit citizens, not just vendors.
Miovision is a technology company that provides cities with the data and tools they need to reduce traffic congestion, make better urban planning decisions, and improve safety on their roads.
Kurtis will provide a technologist’s perspective on what cities and towns should be considering to ensure they benefit from smart city initiatives.