DOI: 10.3390/app13179881 ISSN:

A Survey: Future Smart Cities Based on Advance Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Nadir Abbas, Zeshan Abbas, Xiaodong Liu, Saad Saleem Khan, Eric Deale Foster, Stephen Larkin
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Process Chemistry and Technology
  • General Engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • General Materials Science

This article presents a survey of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications in smart cities, emphasizing integration challenges. Smart cities leverage innovative technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT) and UAVs, to enhance residents’ quality of life. The study highlights UAV applications, challenges, limitations, and future perspectives of smart city development. Advanced control methods for maximizing UAV benefits are discussed. Control theory challenges and issues for the deployment of UAVs are addressed. By concentrating on challenges, potential applications, and advanced control techniques, this paper offers insights into UAVs’ role in shaping the future of smart cities.

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