The concept of "smart city" originated from "smart earth" proposed by IBM.
Since it was proposed in 2010, smart cities have been developing along with technological progress.
Smart City is an important application Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is an important foundation for realizing Smart City.
What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? So far, there is no uniform and clear definition of the IoT. Simply put, the IoT is a network in which things are connected and can communicate with each other. Therefore, all items are connected to the Internet and "fully perceived" the environment, and then "reliably transmitted" through various wired or wireless networks. Finally, all kinds of "intelligent processing" are carried out to create value-added services, such as smart family, smart healthcare, smart transportation, smart energy saving as well as various applications such as smart retail. The IoT brings people a more convenient smart life.
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