What you need to know:
According to the survey data from the 2018 Digital Cities in the U.S, 92% of participating cities mentioned that IOT may influence their strategic planning. Even though the data doesn’t reflect all cities within the U.S, the developing trend is very positive. The “adoption” rate has increased from 61% - 92% in just four years. As an emerging technology, IOT undoubtedly will be everywhere, touching every person around the world, in the close future.
Value to UAE Government:
As trend setters and home to the IOT Dubai conference, the UAE government and the private sector are already heavily involved with IOT. As this is certainly becoming a trend worldwide, the UAE government must pay close attention to what other countries are doing in order to leverage the maximum output that IOT has to office.
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