While the U.S. trails many other countries in broadband speeds, Lake Nona, FL, has managed to deliver gigabit to every home and business. This case study, prepared by the Council's City Networks Task Force, explains how they used dense network architecture and smart homes and buildings to provide it.
Examples and case studies
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, had a serious problem: streets overwhelmed with trash. Even four to five daily waste collections were inadequate. That’s when the city’s government turned to a solution from smart waste and recycling management company Ecube Labs.
Smart cities promise to provide a quality of life that can support future generations sustainably, says Cushman & Wakefield report.
A 'Smart City' is one that has processes in place to make service delivery better, faster and cheaper. Many times, the application of a new technology will provide this edge, but sometimes it is a low-tech solution that best meets the 'better, faster, cheaper' test. As Lavasa's technology partner, MyCity Technologies helps the city make these decisions; but technologies alone does not make Lavasa (or any city) smart. Proceed to read the Master Plan for Lavasa.