An Overview of Smart City: Observation, Technologies, Challenges and Blockchain Applications

Part of the Blockchain Technologies book series (BT)


Smart cities are becoming smarter because of the currently development of technology world. A smart city includes different electronic devices such as street cameras, sensors for transportation system, GSM module for smart waste management, etc. Blockchain Technology in smart cities is provide efficient secure peer to peer network in huge data world in those generated in smart cities use cases such as healthcare data, autonomous vehicles communication environment. Smart city technologies are encouraging the use of smart phones to connect with everything’s, and also person can access the things data through the smart phone. Therefore, Internet of Things (IoT) are playing a great role in making the cities smarter. This chapter aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the use of smart city technologies and its application challenges. This chapter will further conclude about the smart systems which is going to install in smart cities to reduce the human efforts and ensure more security and ease to human beings.


Smart cities IoT Blockchain Digital technologies Connected vehicle 



This wok was a part of summer internship program supported by MtoV Inc. Therefore, Author would like to Thanks Dr. Dhananjay Singh for his guidance and support to work on this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ITIndian Institute of Information TechnologyAllahabadIndia
  2. 2.Research InternIIIT-A Campus, MtoV IncSeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.School of Technology Studies, Endicott of International StudiesWoosong UniversityDaejeonSouth Korea

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