The Spanish company Via Intelligent manufactures a revolutionary intelligent floor covering streets and squares incorporating an operating system, apps and sensors designed to provide multiple services to citizens. The iPavement be manufactured in Spain, from where they export to Europe, USA and UAE.
iPavement is a new generation of intelligent floor. Thanks for your operating system, ViacitiesOs, integrated services such as city maps and public transport, entertainment, virtual libraries, as well as Internet access and information of the main events in the city. The connection to these services is done wirelessly, via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth messages directly to mobile phones, ‘tablets’ and other devices.
The technology is available in two formats, classic and affordable, the latter, in compliance with the rules of universal accessibility is prune touch (rib) for the blind or visually impaired.
The system will send notices to users on any type of incident in the driveway, so that it can prevent damage caused by the deterioration or damage to the streets. IPavement version will incorporate a vibration sensor and temperature, which can meet average occupancy records of public roads, noise, vibration, and even may be synchronized with municipal services in frost action and alerts.
In addition to these options, this smart floor has other applications called:
- Via Book: to be the first library in the pavement that allows the publication and distribution of local works.
- Via Maps: designed for tourists and passersby.
- Via Sound and Coupons: are other applications that let you play music or retransmit events that have occurred in the city.