In the past, many people talked about putting something down the road, from the parking lot mounted in the asphalt, the electric coil, to the generator, the water pipe to heat .
IPavement Products - (Photos: Gizmag)
Now, a company in Spain has built yet another 'street technology' product called iPavement , ie pavement paving stones with Wifi broadcasting function.
According to Gizmag website, each sheet of stone is 40 x 40 x 7cm, weighs about 24kg and is connected together by 1,000W cable and contains 5GB processor connected to mobile devices via Bluetooth or Wifi.
IPavement products will also have built-in applications including a digital library; maps of shopping, dining and entertainment places; a list of discount coupons; obstacle warning service on the road .
To ensure continuous connection, recommended iPavement slabs are placed more than 20 meters apart. This product works well in temperatures from -10 o C to 45 o C.