|From the forecast of Strategy Analytics 2015, urban living will contain 86% of the developed countries and 64% of developing countries by 2020.
The circumstance of global population shifting to urban centers is stimulating the development of "Smart Cities" which is to maximize the eciency of crucial resources such as utilities, water supply and transportation services and so on. These cities in the future will combine and leverage Internet of Things (IoT) and Information and Communications (ICT).
From the forecast of Strategy Analytics 2015, urban living will contain 86% of the developed countries and 64% of developing countries. It makes resource allocation me more critical for global development, especially in ICT and relative integrated IoT system. According to the report of "The Future of Smart Cities- Opportunities, solution and Players," ICT revenues from urban living will reach $977 Billion by 2022.
End to end systems such as cloud computing and data collection mechanism becomes essential to sustainably urban living in terms of how to make proper use of energy and further increase service quality of public infrastructure.