A company called Strawberry Energy has built the solar-powered ‘smart’ bench, and place five in London. The future of technology, is combining it with comfort and convenience with a view. They charge your smartphone, and Ipad. This bench also measures the temperature, the pollution level, and the ambient noise all by accessing an accompanying app on your mobile device. The battery on the bench will last two weeks without being charged by the sun, allowing use at night.
Imagine cities will incorporate technology needs that are handy, and give comfort at the same time. Imagine a smart bench that gives off heat at night for the homeless, or smart bench that allows more security went sitting there at night. Or the ability for a smart bench to give a light show when seated there with a loved one at night. There are so many applications that can improve an individual’s experience within a city they live in using a smart bench. Bow Tie Kreative is interested in developing other products that can enhance our city living experience. Bow Tie Kreative - Software and Consulting Development Company - collectively rewriting history from the cloud.
The solar-powered 'smart' bench which can charge your phone - BBC News. (2015, November 5). Retrieved November 17, 2015, from http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34699163