Market Research Report
Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029
|Published by||IDTechEx Ltd.||Product code||721791|
|Published||Content info||236 Slides
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
|Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029|
|Published: October 10, 2019||Content info: 236 Slides||
The term smart city originally meant little beyond using much more information technology IT. Indeed, statements were made about IT becoming the key enabling technology of a city and sensors on everything: big data. Then there was some extension to incrementally improving facilities from transport to healthcare and education. Wrong. The new IDTechEx report, "Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029" explains that much more dramatic changes are both required and possible. They reflect the strong trends to people living mainly in cities and localism, where caring, empowered communities harness new infrastructure, systems and materials and radically change the way they operate. Examples include "silent city" banning private cars and providing free public transport. The report reveals how cities will even achieve independence in water, food and energy with retailing and transport reinvented and no emissions or traffic congestion. It is full of detailed new infograms, roadmaps, forecasts and project comparisons.
Learn how infrastructure will often vanish, including electric vehicle chargers, power stations and land-grabbing solar and wind farms. Many devices will be used less, including batteries, but many billion dollar businesses will be created. For instance, they will provide cognizant self-powered buildings and smart roads that automatically deice and charge moving vehicles using self-generated electricity. This is a world of nearby wave and tidal power without infrastructure and marine aquaculture, for most of the large cities are on the sea. It embraces aeroponics, hydroponics and other indoor farming. Cities must now defend against cyberattack but independent systems in houses and buildings will make that easier and that empowerment means costs will be better controlled and changing needs met more promptly. The report uniquely covers this big picture and the huge range of new materials and systems required. Surprisingly, the report shows how most of these things are happening somewhere in the world already. There are forecasts and technology roadmaps for many of the materials and systems required including internet of things, sensors and radically new forms of IT.
The Executive Summary and Conclusions addresses definitions, technologies, examples and progress so far including such things as democratisation of Artificial Intelligence, expansion of Mobile Platform Services, Proximity Marketing and Ubiquitous Sensors. Many materials opportunities are identified. The Introduction looks at the cities of the world and how they will be reinvented, explaining the digital transformation and the decline of much infrastructure as such things as self-sufficient buildings and energy independent vehicles arrive. Learn what and when and see the pictures. Chapter 3 details Cognitive and Self-powered Buildings and Roads and Chapter 4 focuses on Reinventing Last Mile Delivery of People and Things. Wireless Connectivity in Smart Cities is covered in Chapter 5. See Chapter 6 for Convergence of On Line and Physical Retailing, Chapter 7 for Smart Urban Farming and Chapter 8 for Water Independence: Zero Emission Desalination and Water Treatment. The report "Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029" ends with an extensive Chapter 9 on Key Enabling Technologies with detailed analysis of materials and systems needed, gaps in the market and routes to many billion dollar opportunities.
All report purchases include up to 30 minutes telephone time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.