Trends Report

Brief: Smart Cities Are The New Darling Of The Internet Of Things

A Brief Summary Of The Internet Of Things World Forum

December 28th, 2015
Jennifer Belissent, PhD, null
Jennifer Belissent, PhD
With contributors:
Holger Kisker, Ph.D. , Carmen Margarit-Stoica , Ian McPherson


The third annual Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) took place in Dubai in early December 2015. This year's event went beyond discussions of the devices and their connectivity to explore how IoT can help address larger societal issues through smart-city initiatives. Urbanization, shifting demographics, and climate change drive city leaders to seek pragmatic solutions. This report gives a brief overview of the key messages and findings from the event to help application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals stay on top of what's hot in IoT for smart cities.

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