How the Internet of Things Helps to Bridge the Digital Divide

Internet access and digital skills unlock the Internet of Things (IoT). Applications such as telecommuting, virtual meetings, app-enabled public transport, smart cars, and smart logistics can curb emissions and create sustainable growth.
January 13, 2016, 5am PST | PabloValerio | @pabl0valerio
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One of the most interesting presentations during the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona last year was about the impact of the Digital Divide on the growing urban population, and how IoT could be a game-changer in helping people and governments bridge those differences in access to technology.

Sath Rao, Global Vice-President, Convergence Growth Innovation, at Frost & Sullivan, gave a comprehensive overview of current internet penetration, the challenges of demographics and urban growth, and the issues of sustainability associated with those challenges.

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Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in Cities of the Future
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