Smart city technology is being adopted in cities all around the world to simplify our lives, save us time, ease traffic, improve education, reduce energy usage and keep us safe. This article discusses smart city projects being utilized in crime prevention and investigations. Specifically, this article highlights examples of gunshot detection devices and surveillance that have led to improvements in public safety in Cape Town, Chicago and Atlanta, and discusses their impacts to privacy.
"Hardware, Heartware, or Nightmare: Smart-City Technology and the Concomitant Erosion of Privacy,"
Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy: Vol. 3
, Article 9, 207-222.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/jculp/vol3/iss1/9