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Urban living

Traffic jams, pollution, derelict areas, these are problems that many cities face. And rising urban populations mean these problems may soon get a great deal worse. The move toward smarter cities is one way to help urban areas grow and become better places to live at the same time.

What does a “smart” city look like? To find out, read the latest ISOfocus, which looks at some of the smart city trends, the challenges, and how standards provide the platform from which smart cities can grow.

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