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Frontiers of Engineering Management >> 2019, Volume 6, Issue 4 doi: 10.1007/s42524-019-0057-9

The development trend and practical innovation of smart cities under the integration of new technologies

Institute of Big Data and Internet Innovation, Hunan University of Technology and Business, Changsha 410205, China

Accepted: 2019-11-22 Available online: 2019-11-22

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Smart cities have rapidly developed in the context of the integration of new digital technologies such as big data, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, blockchains, and virtual reality. These cities have conducted practical innovations and typical cases in many sectors, such as in government, transportation, environmental protection, energy, medical care, and logistics, and have produced many social, economic, and ecological benefits. However, there are still some problems that continue to hinder the construction of smart cities. This paper examines such problems in depth and proposes some relevant countermeasures and suggestions.

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