Drones, new types of surveillance, digital twins and real-time dashboards are among the technologies that have emerged in new use cases by cities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Analysis by global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research, said that city governments are adjusting to a new reality with Covid-19 driving urban resilience and digital transformation strategy agendas.
Meanwhile, following a joint research project on manufacturing trends, ABI and Nokia reckon that despite so much uncertainty looming, one key theme has become apparent: the need to digitally transform remains crucial.