Most discussions of smart city trends and strategy focus on infrastructure: Big data and information technology being used to better manage urban assets such as public transit, wastewater systems, roads, and so on. The term smart typically denotes physical assets connected to the Internet of Things via sensor technology, generating streams of valuable data: smart parking meters, smart streetlights, smart water use.
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