How IoT is making cities smart

by Matt Foreman

As cities find ways to cut costs and better manage increased urbanization and population, the Internet of Things (IoT) has the unique ability to help them do both. Let’s take a look at what IoT can do for citizens as well as the staff who run a city:

Welcome to smart cities

A smart city uses the Internet of Things to securely connect people, processes, and assets. In this video, you can see how smart city solutions are at work in urban areas, helping cities manage costs, improve operations, and achieve sustainability goals – all while enhancing the quality of life for citizens.

AT&T is focusing on improving public safety, infrastructure, citizen engagement, and transportation management – with IoT solutions that include smart garbage bins, fire hydrants, and city lighting. The uses cases will continue to grow from here, making for a very exciting future. Learn more about solutions for smart cities.