What is a Smart City exactly?
According to the Smart Cities Council, a Smart City:
“Uses information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance livability, workability and sustainability”
“Is a city that shares infrastructure, costs, data and policies across departments to understand the city as a whole”
According to Navigant, a Smart City is characterized by the integration of technology into a strategic approach to sustainability, citizen well-being, and economic development and includes:
Smart Policies & Objectives
- Energy Efficiency
- Public Safety
- Social Care
Smart Industries & Services
Smart Distribution, Smart Metering, and Smart Consumer
Traffic Controls, and Infrastructure Monitoring & Management
Smart Metering, and Infrastructure/Facilities Monitoring & Management
Energy & Environmental Management, Security, and Video Surveillance
Public Safety, Public Works, Video Surveillance, and Field Work Crew Communications
Smart City Operating System
At Trilliant, we believe that putting in the right Smart Communications Platform as the foundation enables utilities and cities to leverage the same robust Smart Platform for all applications: from Smart Energy to Smart Cities to Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
- Smart Grid is Only the Beginning of the Smart City Journey
- A Robust Communications Infrastructure Lays the Foundation for the Smart City and IoT Applications of the Future
- Presents Utilities with the Opportunity to Create Significant Long-term Value
New Business Models
New Revenue Streams
Smart City is an urban development vision to integrate multiple technologies and Internet of things (IoT) solutions in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets.
At Trilliant, we believe that by selecting and installing the right smart communication platform, you set the foundation for all Smart City and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. Smart Grid is only the beginning of the smart city journey and a robust communication infrastructure lays the foundation for a smart city and IIoT applications of the future.
By adopting the right smart cities platform, you can create significant long-term value with new business models, revenue streams and improved return on investment.