What benefits and effects will the Smart City bring to the public?
In the face of different city management challenges, the Government has adopted many technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, cloud computing, mobile technology, etc. for adoption in drainage, water, transportation, customs clearance services, etc. Members of the public are now enjoying the benefits of these digital facilities.
Smart city embraces the use of innovative ideas and methods to connect and integrate urban systems and services to reduce costs, provide new services and improve efficiency.
The development of a smart city will make Hong Kong more liveable, making life more convenient, healthier and safer. With the wide application of innovation and technology, smart city can bring more diversified economic development, improve the competitiveness of related industries, and provide more and better employment opportunities for the public.