#IoT #Mobility Middle Eastern City of the Future

UN Habitat predicts higher percentage of urban populations by 2030 in pretty much all of the Middle Eastern countries. People flock to cities looking for opportunities and connectedness. In this part of the world, they do so also because of rough rural terrain, inadequate government support of remote communities and lack of balanced economic and social development. As we see and hear of towns in the Middle East getting burned down, it might sound ridiculous talking of adopting the latest fancy technologies. But sooner or later, the time for rebuilding will come. It is inevitable. Meanwhile, some places are already storming ahead. Dubai has a goal to be one of the happiest cities in ten years and has a smart city agenda to help it achieve that. No matter the circumstances, it is always the right time for urban planners, entrepreneurs, techies, venture capitalists and others...

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