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Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2016 vol. 20)
ISSN: 1089-7801
pp: 52-56
Bengt Ahlgren , SICS Swedish ICT
Markus Hidell , KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Edith C.-H. Ngai , Uppsala University, Sweden
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a promising technology for addressing societal challenges by connecting smart devices and leveraging Big Data analytics to create smart cities worldwide. As the IoT scales up, it's important to provide interoperability among different devices. Yet current simple standard protocols lack sufficient openness and interoperability. IoT for smart cities needs to guarantee the accessibility of open data and cloud services to allow industries and citizens to develop new services and applications. Here, the authors provide a case study of the GreenIoT platform in Uppsala, Sweden, to demonstrate the idea of interoperability and open data for smart cities.
Internet of things, Social implications of technology, Social factors, Internet of things, Big data, Data analysis, Standards development, Smart cities

B. Ahlgren, M. Hidell and E. C. Ngai, "Internet of Things for Smart Cities: Interoperability and Open Data," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 52-56, 2016.
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