Today’s urban planners and city governments are faced with three major infrastructure challenges: building structures that are more likely to withstand hazardous weather, integrating the Internet of Things (IoT) to shift towards the not-so-distant future of smart cities, and accommodating the rapidly increasing population of cities. More people mean more houses, schools, roads, and businesses, leading city officials to move quickly. And as these urban settings are growing, urban planners must consider how these areas will satisfy the incorporation of new technologies projected to alter city life, as well as how they’ll stand up against commonly-occurring natural disasters, like flooding and wildfires. Continue reading “How Cities Use Rugged Tech to Support Infrastructure”
The necessary underlying technology is required to achieve smart cities and expanding urban environments.