The Internet of Things is a booming industry. It seems like almost every ordinary device, from speakers and automobiles to housekeeping products, has a connected version nowadays (Case in point: you can now buy a Wifi-connected, smartphone-triggered dog treat dispenser). With technology giants expanding into industries beyond their original focus and consumers using a wide array of products and operating systems, connectivity is the name of the game.
But connection isn’t important only in the car or the home, but for the larger infrastructure we operate in as well. Municipalities must begin to operate on an intelligent, tech-enabled level as well, to keep up with their residents and streamline operations.
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