Adelaide to become Australia's first smart city but could lose out on privacy

The South Australian capital will become a laboratory for internet of things, with elevators that talk to each other, video recognition of masked criminals and more Stepping into the elevator at the school for computer sciences hub at Adelaide University, Prof Ali Babar shakes his head in exasperation.As the doors close the head of the Australian centre for smart cities mentions the woman recently found dead in China 30 days after technicians attempting to fix a glitch cut power to the lift she was in and left her stranded inside. Related: Is the Internet of Things putting your child’s privacy at risk? Related: Why the internet of things favours dominance Related: Australia’s greenest city: Adelaide pulls ahead of Sydney and Melbourne Continue reading

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