SMART CITY TECHNOLOGY IN RIO
With an investment of over $50 million, Rio created what many call the world’s most advanced digital control center. This case explores how cop cameras, mapping of favelas and other initiatives are turning Rio’s problems into ones and zeros, and using this information to refocus city services.
Faculty Sponsor: William B. Eimicke, Columbia University
Case Writers: Adam Stepan & Ted Smalley Bowen
Research Coordinator: Nora Shannon Johnson
Researchers: Tania O'Conor, Matheus Terentin, and Bruna Santos