IoT + Big Data = Smart Cities

Cities are starting to get smarter thanks to embedded systems in many aspects of daily life. Fully realized smart cities are still in their infancy, but the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data are playing a huge role in making smart cities a reality.

The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Online Masters in Computer Science program has put together an infographic on the growing industry of smart cities, the needs of a smart city, and how big data and the IoT are addressing the issues.

Read the "Big Data and the IoT: The Future of the Smart City" infographic and more on the challenges urban centers face and how technology can improve sustainability.

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