Digital cities benefit urban planners. Virtual Earth uses GIS to replicate cities with enough detail to guide urban planners and emergency responders.
Chad Vander Veen is the former editor of FutureStructure.
The complexity challenge and what you can do about it.
Cities around the world face rapid urbanization, economic constraints, and environmental concerns. To address these challenges, city administrators are turning to technology, especially the Internet of Things (IoT), to digitize city operations.
Life bustles in and out, ferried over bridges and highways and funneled down streets and boulevards. Look deeper, and you’ll see the forces that come together to power these cities and communities.