The integration of new digital technologies is crucial, so now is the time to ‘power up’ the built environment. It may seem obvious, but it’s incredible to see how quickly and widespread digital communication has become ingrained in our lives. The introduction of digital technology into our everyday spaces and surroundings feels like such a natural progression, it’s no wonder we’re experiencing such a positive reaction to the change.
For a long time we have seen the use of smart technologies being used in the built environment, but this was on a much larger scale and there was a disconnect between the technology and the user.
Allow people to have a far more positive engagement with the built environment
These larger scale and behind the scenes technologies are absolutely crucial when it comes to smarter cities. However, it’s the more human-scale solutions, such as wireless charging hubs that are becoming more prominent that we’re most excited about. These types of technologies allow people to have a far more positive engagement with the built environment that will lead to even greater focus and dedication to a better designed world for us to come together and share in the community in which we live.