SMART CITY INTERNATIONAL CONCEPTS AND CHALLENGES

Authors

  • Adrienn Jámbor

Keywords:

smart city, definitions, challenges

Abstract

From the middle of the 20th century in the developed countries it is now a typical feature to see urbanization and cities growing: increasing population and areas of the cities, expending city life, improving infrastructure and public services, and the changing of the structure of economy. Urbanization and globalization both affect the development of cities by proposing new challenges. Dealing with the problems (such as health care, public transport, pollution etc.) require new innovative solutions, social innovation is needed on an urban level. Such innovative solutions could be the developing of smart cities which could also contribute to the development of the local information society. Today international competitiveness is directed by a city’s innovative nature. In order to achieve this cities go thorough significant changes; implementing ICT infrastructures places them on a global level by providing new locations for businesses and clusters.

Published

2021-04-01