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Hundreds of photovoltaic cells, groundwater wells and heat pumps. These are some of the features shared by some net-surplus-energy buildings: those capable of producing more energy than they consume.
The technologies that underpin the very structures and identity of smart cities are still evolving. This poses the challenge of ensuring the flexible development of these cities and their digital infrastructure to adapt to new innovations as they emerge, but also to cope with other threats, such as digital security.
The world's biggest annual event for showcasing innovations in consumer technology, the CES, puts us on the trail of the keys we need to consider in an increasingly uncertain landscape, from the prominence of digital health to the latest version of the domestic robot.