The RIoT Underground podcast ventured out to the Smart Cities Connect conference in Washington DC and brought back a great discussion with Kyle Linton, VP of Operations at Lithios, a software design and development agency. This interview delves into the exciting world of smart city advancements, highlighting key areas like smart water infrastructure, connected lighting systems, and the integration of various embedded systems.

Smart Water and Beyond: A Glimpse into the Future of Cities

Linton paints a vivid picture of the conversations happening around smart water infrastructure, a crucial aspect of any city’s functionality. From intelligent monitoring and management systems to leak detection and optimized water usage, the discussion touches upon the potential of technology to revolutionize water management. Connected lighting systems also take center stage, with Linton mentioning their ability to adapt to real-time needs, improve safety and security, and even contribute to energy efficiency.

The Rise of the Embedded: When Everything Becomes Smart

The interview goes beyond the buzzword “smart” and delves into the fascinating world of embedded systems. Linton emphasizes how these systems are seamlessly integrating into various aspects of city life, from traffic management to waste collection. He even ponders the future, where the term “smart” might become obsolete as these systems become so ubiquitous and ingrained in our daily lives that we cease to notice them.

Lithios: Your Guide on the Smart City Journey

The conversation concludes with a call to action for cities embarking on their smart city journeys. Linton recommends reaching out to Lithios, highlighting their expertise in helping cities design, develop, and implement these transformative technologies.

If you’re interested in learning more about smart city innovations and how your city can leverage technology to create a better future, this RIoT Underground Live Podcast series is a must-listen. And if you’re ready to embark on your own smart city journey, be sure to reach out to Lithios, the experts in guiding cities towards a brighter tomorrow.