Smart city standards lay the groundwork for building resilient, sustainable, and technologically advanced urban areas that enhance citizens' quality of life while minimizing environmental impact. ISO standards enable seamless integration between systems, accelerate deployment, instill confidence in smart city solutions entering the market, prevent vendor lock-in, and facilitate scalability.

Insights

Sustainable development for a changing planet

Cities worldwide are in the race to adapt to a changing climate. Everywhere, soaring temperatures fuelled by human-made greenhouse gas emissions are disrupting the delicate balance of our climate systems.

Smart farming: the transformative potential of data-driven agriculture
Smart farming and precision agriculture leverage technologies like agricultural drones, robotics, IoT sensors, GPS and farm management information systems to improve production efficiency.
Bernina Express train on the Swiss alps.

Slowing down to save the planet

Reducing energy use through smart transportation.

Top standards

Standard
ISO/FDIS 37175
Smart community infrastructures
Operation and maintenance of utility tunnels
Standard
ISO 37174:2024
Smart community infrastructures
Disaster risk reduction

Guidance for implementing seismometer systems

Standard
ISO 37173:2023
Smart community infrastructure
Guidance for the development of smart building information systems