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What Will The Smart City Of The Future Look Like?

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  • Since the very first cities began to emerge over ten thousand years ago, cities such as New York, Dubai and Tokyo are now at the centre of the revolution of city life.
  • The number of smart cities around the world is expected to grow exponentially over the next few years and by 2050, 70 per cent of the world’s population will be living in smart cities.
  • Well, in just two years time, it’s expected that almost 43 per cent of people will have a smart thermostat in their office buildings and homes that will be connected to the internet.
  • If you didn’t think that smart cities could get smarter than flying taxis, then you’re sure to be impressed by what we’ll be seeing in 2050.
  • Our graphic will fast forward you to as far as 2060, when a 25 year old will be 68, where we’ll be transporting cargo via hyperloop; it will be moved all around the world in smart containers that know their destination and contents so it will arrive undamaged to the…

Since the very first cities began to emerge over ten thousand years ago, cities such as New York, Dubai and Tokyo are now at the centre of the revolution of city life.

Since the very first cities began to emerge over ten thousand years ago, cities such as New York, Dubai and Tokyo are now at the centre of the revolution of city life.

These very cities are now innovation hubs and are developing quickly into smart cities. The number of smart cities around the world is expected to grow exponentially over the next few years and by 2050, 70 per cent of the world’s population will be living in smart cities.

Do you ever wonder just how long it will be until your city is filled with extraordinary and innovative technology?

Here at Drayton , we’ve created an interactive graphic that will tell you just that. Simply enter your age and the piece will reveal what you could see come to a city near you from as soon as 2019.

One of the worst parts of Winter is walking home in the rain only to realise your house is just as cold because the heating hasn’t been on. Well, in just two years time, it’s expected that almost 43 per cent of people will have a smart thermostat in their office buildings and homes that will be connected to the internet. With a smart thermostat, you’ll be able to use your smartphone to turn the heating up in time for your arrival – no more layering up with blankets and coats…

What Will The Smart City Of The Future Look Like?