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The future of commuting: Experts reveals how smart cities could give you a lie in and even save you money

Expert reveals how #smartcities will REALLY change your day  #SmartCity #IoT

  • While walking to the bus stop, your phone suggests a small detour because your normal route is crowded.
  • While riding a bike to a meeting, your travel app gives you instructions via your Bluetooth headphones – it suggests how to adjust your speed on the bike, according to your fitness level.
  • The alarm time is tailored to your morning routine, which is monitored every day by your smart watch.
  • While walking to the bus stop, your phone suggests a small detour – for some reason, the town square you usually stroll through is very crowded this morning.
  • Your smart phone is able to track your location, speed and even the type of activity that you’re performing at any given time – whether you’re driving, walking or riding a bike.

An expert at Bournemouth University describes a commute through a smart city and how the current technology is already bringing these connected towns one-step closer to a reality.

@evankirstel: Expert reveals how #smartcities will REALLY change your day #SmartCity #IoT

By Marcin Budka With The Conversation

Published: 18:37 EDT, 8 June 2017 | Updated: 18:37 EDT, 8 June 2017

The future of commuting: Experts reveals how smart cities could give you a lie in and even save you money