Deutsche Telekom eyes AI to grasp smart cities

Smart city deployments collect data that is analysed vertically, a practice that needs to change if their potential is to be realised, argued Deutsche Telekom board member Claudia Neimat in a blog. Data gathered from sensors around a city are currently held in a separate pool, characterised as a “landlocked lake” by Neimat, the company’s board member in charge of Technology & Innovation and Europe. In the future, every city will have multiple digital applications, running concurrently, churning out data. Cities need to develop the capability to view this data horizontally, as well as vertically, she argued. Neimat suggests operators will need to get to grips with artificial intelligence (AI) if they are to progress with such initiatives. “The content of such data ‘oceans’ will be so massive, and the relevant analysis so…


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