First “Smart Lamppost” In Budapest

  • 19 Nov 2015 8:37 AM
First “Smart Lamppost” In Budapest
The first "smart lamppost" in Budapest with LED lighting and serving as a charger for electric cars and as a WiFi hotspot, was officially installed in Buda on Thursday. The intelligent lamppost on Széna tér in front of the Mammut shopping mall also features a surveillance camera and an emergency phone with a direct link to the Second District police, said Marie-Theres Thiell, head of energy company Elmû-Émász.

T-Systems Magyarország BDK and Hofeka also took part in the development, along with Elmû-Émász.

It is important to have as many such lampposts as possible for the spread of the smart city concept, said T-Systems Magyarország CEO Rékasi Tibor.

Source: Hungary Around the Clock

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MTI photo: Marjai János

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