Mike Freeman: Magic Johnson talks up smart cities technology as tool to close inner-city digital divide
30/09/2021 – 08:39
“Maybe they can if they’re smart. Qualcomm showed off streetlights at its San Diego campus on Monday that not only dim, brighten and flash red as pedestrians approach crosswalks but also serve as Wi-Fi hotspots.
This week, the wireless technology company hosts its third Smart Cities Accelerate event, which was expected to draw more than 300 city officials and technology providers in person and close to 700 virtually. It’s part of Qualcomm’s effort to pave the way for a fragmented group of Internet of Things technologies to digitally transform urban centers.”