A smart city is a technologically advanced metropolitan region that collects data using various electronic technologies, voice activation methods, and sensors. The information obtained from that data is utilized to efficiently manage assets, resources, and services; in turn, that data is used to enhance operations throughout the city. Municipalities worldwide, particularly those in emerging countries, are rapidly adopting intelligent technology.
Poland is one of them, and it is ideally suited to the SmartCity project’s execution since new technology adapts faster in this country than in industrialized nations. Thanks to contemporary technology, Polish towns can grow faster than cities in Western Europe. Because the most recent technological developments are already available in countries such as France and Germany, these markets are hesitant to consider this sort of news.
Meanwhile, Poland and Romania lack cutting-edge technology and applications, so they are open to new goods and eager to advance to the next phases of growth. That is why smart city technologies are being embraced more quickly in Poland than in Western Europe, according to Balaji Renukumar, CEO of Sensfix, in an interview with Newseria Innovation agency.
Not only can these cutting-edge technologies contribute to a city’s innovativeness, but they also provide cost savings. A smart city idea is inextricably linked with increased efficiency and sustainability, making it feasible to reduce the cost of maintaining municipal resources. The utilization of suitable public lighting and LED luminaires that enable these smart systems improves urban traffic operations, boosts individual safety, saves costs, and achieves improved energy efficiency. According to Balaji Renukumar, a centralized system of sensors connected to the Internet of Things might save a lot of energy waste on the streets today.
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