(…) “The cities of today are a complex ecosystem. They should ensure a high level of life quality, reliable technical infrastructure and optimized and efficient management of both natural and technological resources: that’s what makes them smart. State-of-the-art technologies are the key element of the Smart City concept. They support the efficient functioning of the cities and allow them to generate budgetary savings,” says L. Hołda. There are many smart solutions on the market at the moment, such as the Intelligent Transport System (ITS), which are perceived as a good investment by many local governments. The system enables the management of vehicle traffic, city transport, cycle traffic, paid parking zones, parking lots or taxis. Another such solution are street lighting management systems, which adjust to the time of the day and year and to the local population’s needs. The benefits of such solutions include, for instance, electricity savings. Local governments may also invest in systems which upgrade the management of water, energy, gas or municipal waste. Cost-efficient and effective models of utilities arise in result. (…)
- SmartStation in Kalisz Pomorski
- We implanted our first Smart Station in the World, in Tarnowo Podgórne, Poland.
- The Smart Aqua system (formerly Smart Metering) implemented in Środa Wielkopolska (Portal Samorządowy, September 11, 2013)
- A smart system is being implemented for the water-supply network in Środa Wielkopolska (About Us, September 9, 2014)
- Środa Wielkopolska: A water-supply network managed on the basis of the Smart City model (Energia Max, September 10, 2014)