Smart benches

Safety and health

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Apart from relaxation and possibility to rest, the specially equipped benches will let Prague citizens and visitors alike charge their phones or tablets, connect to the Internet, check the current temperature and air humidity or the volume of carbon dioxide in the air. All of that will be available at the city public areas without the need to be connected to an electric energy source - the benches are powered by solar panels.

Functions

  • Wi-Fi
  • Electric power sources (2x USB with 2.1 A output)
  • Selected types have an emergency button to call for assistance or a weather station (see the map)

Benefits

  • Clean and easily accessible energy source for mobile devices
  • Value added to benches which serve as a source of useful information
  • Greater feeling of safety due to connection to emergency services
  • Collection of data for further processing and public space development

Project

As part of a six month pilot project, 8-10 benches will be installed in publicly accessible places in different locations across Prague. On the basis of the subsequent evaluation, Prague City Hall and its municipal districts will decide whether the benches will be installed in other parts of the city as well.

Implementation

Q2 – Q4 2017

Scope

8-10 benches

Team

Operátor ICT, a.s. - Project Manager 
Prague City Hall (including Prague Heritage Department) 
Municipal Districts

Project status

Done

Operátor ICT, a.s.

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