According to the Atlanta Chamber, “Metro Atlanta is embracing smart city expansion.”
“Metro Atlanta is leveraging technology to address the social issues of our time”
Atlanta, Georgia has long been known as a city where technology is used to the fullest extent.
In Atlanta, IoT is being used to create smart communities that are sustainable and resilient to improve the quality of life in Georgia. These smart communities are designed to meet the needs of generations to come.
Atlanta is focused on IoT and mobile tech innovation. ” The region offers a world-class, collaborative ecosystem of big brands, digital media leaders, technology powerhouses, world-renowned universities, and a dynamic startup community that results in an unsurpassed location to drive global innovation.”
By the end of 2019, Atlanta expected 40 percent of local and regional governments to use IoT to turn infrastructure like roads, streetlights, and traffic signals into assets.
Global Smart Cities
The United Nations says that by 2050 urban areas will house 70 percent of the world’s population and cities must become smarter and become sustainable.
Smart City Market
By the end of 2020, the total value of the global smart city market is expected to be more than $1 trillion and by 2025 it is projected to reach $2.5 trillion. Green-tech is what will drive this marketplace.
Atlanta is home to some real forces in the IoT marketplace including:
- HatchWorks Technologies.
- Big Nerd Ranch.
- Mobiquity Inc.
- Bastille. …
- GT Software. …
- MicroCorp. …
- KORE Wireless.
Atlanta IoT continues to grow and in most cases to outstrip the best metro regions in the nation. According to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, they are ensuring a future of continued growth with a GDP of $385.5 Billion.
Atlanta is also “where the world does business” with many thousands of international businesses paving a path toward the future in Atlanta. IoT companies and IoT use will continue to grow and to outstrip many other areas.
The community has welcomed companies from around the globe. Atlanta IoT recruiter, Bill McCabe offers quality –outside the box help to find the candidates that you need for your IoT company.