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Market Trends: IoT Enables Smart City to Better Manage Public Infrastructures

Published: 26 September 2014

ID: G00262860

Analyst(s): Nagayoshi Nakano


Monitoring public infrastructures has emerged as a critical issue for a smart city to ensure structural integrity and to improve operational and maintenance quality. Product managers and business developers need to include Internet of Things technologies as part of operational management.

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Market Trend

  • Structural Integrity of Public Infrastructures Must Be Verified
  • Buyer Trend
    • Monitor Structural Conditions and Damages in Public Infrastructures
  • Technology Trend
    • Example of Automatic Real-Time Bridge-Monitoring System
    • Consolidation of IoT and Human Expertise to Improve Maintenance Quality
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Interoperability With Other Urban Systems
    • Issues on Monitoring Public Infrastructures Need to Be Resolved
    • Public Infrastructures in Asian Countries

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