Kansas City, Missouri is entering the second phase of its smart city program with greater appreciation for sensor-generated data and its ability to finetune algorithms to predict future behavior. The city deployed more than 325 public access Wi-Fi points and 128 smart streetlights across its 54-block downtown streetcar corridor, which feeds into a data lake aggregated by Cisco Kinetic for Cities.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Kansas City 'Phase 2' Smart City Hype Persists
Earlier this week we talked about the "hype cycle" and growing skepticism about the efficacy of this tech trend. Here's a far less critical perspective that offers an overview of Kansas City efforts . . .