IoT-Enabled Smart Cities: A Review of Concepts, Frameworks and Key Technologies

Pierfrancesco Bellini, Paolo Nesi, Gianni Pantaleo
2022 Applied Sciences  
In recent years, smart cities have been significantly developed and have greatly expanded their potential. In fact, novel advancements to the Internet of things (IoT) have paved the way for new possibilities, representing a set of key enabling technologies for smart cities and allowing the production and automation of innovative services and advanced applications for the different city stakeholders. This paper presents a review of the research literature on IoT-enabled smart cities, with the
more » ... of highlighting the main trends and open challenges of adopting IoT technologies for the development of sustainable and efficient smart cities. This work first provides a survey on the key technologies proposed in the literature for the implementation of IoT frameworks, and then a review of the main smart city approaches and frameworks, based on classification into eight domains, which extends the traditional six domain classification that is typically adopted in most of the related works.
doi:10.3390/app12031607 fatcat:npyvku7embfazghjit5orfrhfe