Smart cities have grown vigorously in China because of the government’s policy support and their potential to alleviate pressing problems encountered by China along the way of rapid economic and urban development, including declining labor force, ongoing urbanization, and overuse of natural resources. With the completion of infrastructure and platforms in 2016, big data that span across different devices and industries will provide a great opportunity for Chinese smart cities. This report provides an overview of the recent development of China’s smart cities and analyses the focal areas of their big data applications.
Overview of China’s smart city projects and their benefits to mitigate the problems stemming from the rapid economic development, including demographic debt, surge in urban population, and exploitation of natural resources
Source: Radian Insights