Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Smart City Technologies and Solutions, 2016

Published: 15 July 2016

ID: G00302841

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Andrew H Kim , Nagayoshi Nakano


Smart city initiatives have evolved into the city operations phase. This report helps urban planners and smart city strategists understand that the Internet of Things technologies have emerged to improve the quality of citizen life and optimize the quality of implementations in city operations.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Licensing and Entitlement Management
    • Digital Security
    • City Operations Center
    • Smart Monitoring for Public Infrastructures
    • Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging
    • Vehicle-to-Grid
    • Greenfield Smart City Framework
    • IoT Platform
  • At the Peak
    • Sustainability Consulting Services
    • Internet of Things
    • LPWA
    • Smart City Framework
    • Smart Transportation
    • Meter Data Analytics
    • Big Data
    • Consumer Energy Storage
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Car-Sharing Services
    • Water Management
    • Combined Heat and Power
    • Microgrids
    • IT/OT Communications
    • Distributed Generation
    • Customer Gateways
    • Mobile Health Monitoring
    • Intelligent Lamppost
    • Intelligent Lighting
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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