Smart cities and smart homes: From realization to reality

Siddharth Mehrotra, Rashi Dhande

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There is a buzz around the world about building smart cities and smart homes. Smart cities in brief can be defined as a city which uses digital technologies or information-communication technologies to make life of living beings more efficient and comfortable. Smart Home, comprising smart devices in the home context, promises enormous possibilities to our future life. At the same time, it might have its own influence to change our living habits. This paper sets to provide a way-out on how can a city and a home aspiring to become smart can really achieve it with putting up challenges that will be encountered in the path of achieving the goal.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Green Computing and Internet of Things (ICGCIoT)
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4673-7910-6
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Homes
  • Intelligent sensors
  • Monitoring

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