Friday, September 25, 2020

'Smart cities' can improve individual and community-wide health, but pulling it off is no easy feat

In some ways, individuals are already taking the first steps toward these types of connected ecosystems with the adoption of consumer smart home devices such as connected thermostats, fitness trackers and personal assistants, said Jennifer Kent, senior director at Parks Associates. However, she said, the idea that these tools could become links to community-wide systems and the potential benefits such an outcome would bring are mostly foreign concepts to the average smart home owner.

From the article "'Smart cities' can improve individual and community-wide health, but pulling it off is no easy feat" by Dave Muoio.

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