As the world’s population is set to approach almost 10 billion by 2050, with more than 50% concentrated in urban cities, there is a growing need for advanced digital solutions. As the race to make cities smarter begins, the discussion has centered around certain buzzwords like cryptocurrency, the Internet of Things, and blockchain. But what do these technological advances really mean when it comes to the future of how we live, will technology transform city life for the better or for the worse? Host Annamaria Stewart discusses how smart cities could disrupt the world as we know it with Robert H. (Hal) Turner founder of Pareteum, a provider of cloud communication services trusted by some of the world’s largest telecommunications providers.
View the complete interview here: “The Rise of Smart Cities: Understanding the Future of Connected Living”