Smart Cities, the cities of the future

Smart Cities


Smart Cities are the cities of the future, which over time, will be integrated into our social environment. This complex system has the ability to adapt to new technologies, improving the different customs that make up our society.

In general, these cities have the objective of making efficient use of existing resources, be they water or energy, in addition, they improve by 100% the operation of public and private transport, as well as aspects related to the economy and the protection towards citizens.

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will be some of the most impactful technologies for human beings in the near future. There will be a continuous trend of connectivity between devices, both in the mobility sector and in cities. Today we are immersed in the digital age, for that reason, it is very important to talk about Cybersecurity, since the threats to Smart Cities or Smart Cities are generally going to be directed to their digital infrastructures, since that is where they are it keeps a lot of classified information” explains José Domingo Abogabir, CEO and Managing Director of IndraSolutions.

Globally, Smart Cities are distributed in different cities and capitals of developed and underdeveloped countries. A 2016 study ranked New York as the smartest city on the planet, followed by London and Paris, something that does not surprise us … since New York is considered one of the most influential cities in the modern world, whether in technology , economics, architecture, engineering and much more.

What differentiates the cities of the future from others?

These cities are characterized by being much more technological than the rest of contemporary cities, since their main source of development is information and communication technology; Its objective is to create a better quality of life for its citizens by granting them access to any public or private service.

What advantages do Smart Cities or cities of the future have?

Inclusion: All the people who live in these cities are participants in any action process that is carried out, they also have access to any public or private service.

Transparency: These cities manage and distribute resources equitably for all.

Sustainable energy: Being a technological city, activities that improve the performance of the energy used will always be present, be it water, electricity, lighting, among others.

Access to technology: Being a technological city, anyone who lives in these cities will be able to have access to the internet, facial recognition and other technological devices that day by day transform our reality.

Intelligent transport: All transport services will have advanced systems in technology, voice recognition, facial recognition.

In Latin America, there are many countries that are working on these modern projects, making their cities more efficient and technologically active, such is the case of Santiago de Chile, with electric transport projects or smart containers; in Brazil with the use of LED technology in public lighting and Uruguay, which has become the export pioneer in free software, as well as other cities that work day by day to be part of these technological projects.