For our purposes, since we aim at being able to build smart interoperable cities and societies, the term Internet of Things fits best. Taking the full definition of IoT given earlier, we could even say that we try to build an Internet for Things, by providing the necessary infrastructure for things to be able to make good decisions during their connected life-times. But what is a Smart City, or a Smart Society?
In a Smart City, or a Smart Society, you have:
- Ubiquitous access to interoperable sensors and things
Ubiquitous access to data and information from society’s authorities
Access to smart services in all niches of society
When you’ve completed reading this book, you’ll know how to accomplish this goal. ...