SYSTEMS: Many cities around the world are quick to show off their digital credentials, especially when promoting to incoming tourists. But a bit of free wifi here and there or the ability to share photos on a website is nothing compared to the South Korean capital of Seoul. Take note, rest of the world. Read more on The Guardian.
If you want to know what's happening with smart cities, then look no further than Seoul.
The capital of one of the world's most technologically advanced nations was an early investor in smart technology.
At last week's Smart City World Expo in Barcelona, Jong-Sung Hwang, former CIO of the Seoul metropolitan government, informed of the city's attempt to capture real-time traffic data.
For years the city invested millions of dollars in sensors embedded into the road infrastructure. But what did it do next?
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