According to a report by Frost & Sullivan, smart cities are anticipated to create huge business opportunities across different industries with a total market value of $1.565 trillion by 2020. As we have published before, there are ten companies that already have a firm establishment in this evolving market, and will continue to increase their activities to get a large piece of the pie, Cisco being number one. See below what Cisco is doing for Kansas City.
One of their projects, Kansas City. Transforming into a 21st century city for Kansas Cities 569,000 citizens with free public Wi-Fi across 50 downtown blocks and 125 smart LED streetlights that respond to activity. Have a closer look below.
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