Though many cities are rushing to launch smart city projects willy nilly, Seattle is taking a deeper look at how to implement new technology that doesn’t build more dumb silos.
Seattle is making a concerted effort to put new connected technology in place that is properly integrated horizontally instead of it building vertical silos.
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For example, dumb smart city project could include multiple weather sensors installed on municipal utility poles that send information to multiple data centers

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