Cities and municipalities across the world are increasingly looking at digital innovation as a means to achieve economic growth and sustainable development. The Smart City concept, a combination of the Internet of Things and Big Data, promises more efficient management of city services, innovative energy, water and transport services, and a deeper engagement with citizens. All this for the purpose of improving city efficiency, equity, sustainability and quality of life.
Smart cities are not just about smart systems and technologies, it is also about new data platforms, service infrastructures, business models, partnerships and engagement models. Cities can only be really ‘smart’ if they have in place the necessary intelligent, robust and reliable functions to integrate and synthesise these big data and filter out any irrelevant data. Here you have some examples of solutions for Smart Cities that easily can be build with blauLabs Suite and optional modules: