With worldwide urban populations on the rise year after year, smart cities project developers are searching for ways to create increasingly intelligent, efficient, and sustainable solutions. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been the technological starting block, but as IoT usage and implementation expands its reach across several verticals, increased digitization needed to power smart ...
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Every year, 7 million people around the globe die as a result of poor air quality, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). That’s more than 5 times the amount that die in traffic accidents (1.3 million).
Fortunately, cities around the world are taking notice, and in response they’re making significant investments to combat dangerous air quality levels. In fact, the number of public air sensor stations – which measure air quality – is expected to increase from 8,000 in 2019 to around 31,000 in 2024 as cities look to build a dense network of monitoring stations.