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Hype Cycle for Smart City Technologies and Solutions, 2013

Published: 29 July 2013

ID: G00252791

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Alfonso Velosa


The smart city vision of citizen services and greater economic growth is attractive yet the path remains complex. While many technologies support the concept, business and use models, ranging from transportation and healthcare to energy management and cloud computing, remain emergent.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Intelligent System
    • Decisions and Recommendations as a Service
    • Real-Time Parking
    • Sustainability Consulting Services
    • Augmented Reality Applications
    • Agile Workplace Solutions
    • Intelligent Lamppost
    • Sustainable Performance Management
  • At the Peak
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
    • Consumer Smart Appliances
    • Information Semantic Services
    • LBSs in Automotive
    • Networking IT and OT
    • Internet of Things
    • Smart City Framework, China
    • Smart Governance Operating Framework
    • Smart Transportation
    • Consumer Energy Storage
    • Home Energy Management/Consumer Energy Management
    • Information Stewardship Applications
    • Intelligent Lighting
    • Smart Fabrics
    • Car-Sharing Services
    • Water Management
    • Vehicle Information Hub
    • Big Data Information Management for Government
    • Wi-Fi Positioning Systems
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Continua 2012
    • Microgrids
    • Distributed Generation
    • Integrated and Open Building Automation and Control Systems
    • Master Data Management
    • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
    • Customer Gateways
    • Mobile Health Monitoring
    • NFC
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
    • Cloud Computing
    • Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications
    • Video Visits
    • Electric Vehicles
    • Home Health Monitoring
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Public Telematics and ITS
    • Consumer Telematics
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Location-Aware Technology
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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