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Bill Gates Will Build His Vision for a Smart City in the Desert

Sara Rice, Social Media Intern, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

The demand for smart and connected cities is growing. One of the most recognizable leaders in consumer technology, Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft) has a vision of his own smart city and plans to put it into action.

On 24,800 acres outside of Phoenix, Arizona, Gates plans to develop a city with self-driving vehicles, high-speed digital networks, data centers, new manufacturing technologies and distribution models. The land will be divided up for homes, retail, office and industrial space as well as 470 acres for public schools. Watch the video below to learn more about the future smart city:

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