Building a Connected City From the Ground Up
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 05/04/2018 07:51
A developer of planned communities is joining with General Electric to build a smart city near Boston with driverless cars and heated sidewalks.
Kyle Corkum imagines a “smart city” with futuristic amenities like driverless shuttle services, heated sidewalks and a super-resilient energy grid that keeps humming through the harshest of storms.
As chief executive of LStar Ventures, a developer of planned communities, he has a chance to build the neighborhood of his dreams from the ground up on the site of a long-shuttered naval air station in this town just 12 miles south of Boston’s booming technology hub.