MUNICIPAL IOT IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY FOR BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL: SMART CITY GUIDELINES AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
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FELIPE MUÑOZ LA RIVERA, BRUNO ÁVILA EÇA DE MATOS, VICTOR LOZANO-IGUALT
While cities face multiple challenges’ population growth must be combined with resource efficiency and sustainability. In this context’ many municipalities intend to become smart cities’ where good urban management practices are combined with various technologies to generate highly connected and monitored cities’ aiming to improve the quality of life of their inhabitants. In Brasília’ the capital of Brazil’ while several individual initiatives have emerged in this direction’ a comprehensive plan for the implementation of a smart city has not yet been consolidated. This research proposes an action plan for making Brasília a smart city’ with a focus on enabling Internet of Things (IoT) at the municipal level. The strategy is based on a local diagnosis of socio-economic aspects’ technological landscape and regulatory constraints’ and brings together a series of recommendations and references of projects that could be implemented in the city to make urban public services more efficient.
Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities, public policy, urban management, urban infrastructure, Brazil, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)