Kansas City aims to be the smartest city

“We’re going to be the smartest city in the world,” the Missouri municipality’s chief innovation officer, told GCN.
Free Wi-Fi, smart kiosks, shot spotters, traffic sensors and predictive algorithms to assist police are technologies that will define the future of the city, he said. The 21st century rust belt, he predicted, will be populated by places that failed to deliver smart city services.
“That [is] not happening in Kansas City,” he said. “Not on my watch.”