Ala Balti, Mohamed Najeh Lakhoua, Mounir Sayadi



Overview of Smart City Technologies: A Case Study of Designing a Multi-Service Smart Kiosk for Citizens

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This paper is dedicated to the preliminary study of aspects surrounding the Smart City, aiming to gain insight into what has been done and the technologies employed. Consequently, the study on the Smart City is presented initially, followed by the description of the relationship between the Smart City and the intelligent kiosk. Fact, this paper undertakes a meticulous examination of Smart City technologies, focusing on the design and implementation of a Multi-Service Smart Kiosk tailored for citizens, with a specific emphasis on the context of Tunisia. The initial section provides a comprehensive review of existing research, offering insights into the global landscape of Smart Cities and their technological underpinnings. The case study presented in the paper centers on the relationship between Smart City infrastructure and the deployment of intelligent kiosks within Tunisia. This analysis encompasses an exploration of the specific challenges and opportunities faced by the country, considering factors such as urbanization trends, economic considerations, and societal dynamics unique to the Tunisian context. This paper contributes to the development of culturally sensitive and contextually relevant Smart City technologies. The research ultimately aims to showcase Tunisia's commitment to fostering innovation and sustainable urban development through strategic investments in Smart City initiatives, positioning the nation as a noteworthy contributor to the global discourse on technologically empowered urban landscapes.


E-Government, Multi-Service Smart Kiosk, Smart city management, Smart City, Smart ecosystem, Smart Governance, Trust


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Ala Balti, Mohamed Najeh Lakhoua, Mounir Sayadi. (2024) Overview of Smart City Technologies: A Case Study of Designing a Multi-Service Smart Kiosk for Citizens. International Journal of Computers, 9, 12-21


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