A Smart City is a city that embraces the digital age and the Internet of Things phenomenon. It electronically connects its city’s assets to record and analyze data. This data is then scrutinized so to assist the assets function resulting in its ability to make improvements to it that benefit the city. This asset could be anything from the traffic light system to an earthquake tremor monitor to record and signal alerts in advance of major seismic events.
For example Denver has been exploring innovative solutions to modernize its aging infrastructure, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality.
Denver plans to increase public and private electric vehicle use, install pedestrian detection systems at intersections to improve safety, and establish a connected freight system where trucks can communicate with each other to coordinate delivery routes and reduce congestion.
SiFi Networks’ FiberCity™ has the ability to deliver a cities Internet of Things and Smart City strategy. The network boasts diversity and reliability to enable a Smart City to run efficiently and securely with ease.