Given the critical importance of security in cities, innovations in the IoT are increasingly improving the safety of city inhabitants. New services such as remotely connected CCTV and automated incident detection allow a quicker response to threats. IoT led crowd management solutions help protect city inhabitants in busy, crowded areas. Smart street lighting, which helps to lower crime rates and improve driving conditions, is another example of the measures city planners are taking to improve people’s safety.
You can view our list of safety resources below. After you have found the resource you are looking for, you can contact us to find out more about how operators can assist you in the deployment of IoT safety solutions.
May 22, 2017
The Smart Center, launched by the Municipality of La Rinconada and Vodafone, is designed to accommodate the growing needs of a town that is undergoing residential and industrial expansion. By adopting a range of IoT solutions across multiple sectors, the …
March 31, 2017
Smart Cities Highlights
Street lighting is a core piece of urban and rural infrastructure. Lighting helps to create a safe environment for both pedestrians and drivers. It is now cost effective to add communication technology to street lamps at the same time as …
October 25, 2016
Smart Cities Resources
This document is designed to give mobile operators the information they need to develop crowd management services and engage potential customers, such as city administrations and event organisers. document This resource is available for GSMA Members Only and hosted on …
October 9, 2016
Smart Cities Communities
“A Smart City for All” is a project that Chunghwa Telecom launched in 2015 with the goal to build a more accessible city for the citizens of Taiwan. Administered by the Taiwanese Industrial Development Bureau and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chunghwa Telecom worked together with …
August 15, 2016
Crowd management technologies have moved on significantly over the past few years. Not so long ago, crowd management solutions relied on using video footage and facial recognition to count how many people were in certain areas. These expensive techniques have …