I’ve heard many stories of the next big technology wave that will revolutionize the way we live, work and play. Many play out to be mere hype and hope. But a few have come to see the light of day. One such success is that of the emerging smart city.

A smart city uses technology to enhance citizens’ quality of life—socially, economically and even environmentally. For example, it is estimated that technology solutions including Smart Cities can enable a 20% reduction of global CO2 emissions by 2030.1

The good news is that the roll out of smart city technology is not a fairy tale or a far-off dream. It’s real. And it’s happening today – here in the U.S. and in cities across the world.

Read more on the AT&T Innovation Blog and download our report to learn more about creating smart cities for all.


1 #SMARTer2030, IoT Solutions for 21st Century Challenges, 2015

About the Author

Chris Penrose

President of Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T


Chris is responsible for connected device initiatives at AT&T, which span several industries including automotive, agriculture, manufacturing, fleet management and tracking, healthcare, energy and consumer electronics.

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