Smart cities are being planned the world over. Technology development always goes through two phases for any new discipline: first - tools are developed, and infrastructure is built and enabled. And second - the technology is scaled up. In the case of smart cities, we are in the first phase, where many of the kinks and challenges are still being ironed out. Here are some examples of services a smart city might provide: Coordinated energy control of air conditioners at homes during hot summer days ...

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