Wednesday June 3, 2020

A question of smart cities

Sandyford Business District is to drive Dublin’s bid to become a smart city, promising a future of decreased bottlenecks and increased protection against terrorism. However, there are other security and privacy issues to consider

18th June, 2017
A smart city reacts lots of simultaneous smart networks from traffic to pedestrian footfall to nightclub closures and other activities Picture: Shutterstock

The Sandyford Business District (SBD) in south Dublin is expected to become a key driver in Dublin’s ambition to become one of the world’s leading smart cities following Sandyford’s designation as a “smart region”. As a result of the combination of smart technology and smart buildings planned for the district, employment is expected to increase by 10,000 to 25,000 over the coming years.

Sharon Scally, chairperson of Sandyford Business...

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