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All for one and one for all: A Tale of a Smart, Inclusive City

22 Jun 2017 | Chris Penrose

Tagged: Planet, Connected World, Caring for the Planet,

 

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.

 

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

About the Author

Chris Penrose

President of Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T

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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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