There are few capital cities around the world that are not directing finances and energy into connected technology. Every year local neighborhoods, suburbs, and cities incorporate technology into their infrastructure, transport systems, housing and local services.
From Jaipur to Seoul, what makes each location unique is how they respond to challenges specific to their location, landscape, and community.
I visited Helsinki recently for the annual Biohacker Summit and was intrigued to learn more about Helsinki’s smart technology. Much of Helsinki’s strengths seem to lie in their efforts in not only integrating smart technology, but creating a platform where agile innovation can flourish.