Aldermen will vote on a memorandum of understanding between the city and Smart City Media, of New York, to install and operate interactive outdoor kiosks that use the City Post smart media platform.
Under the proposal, the company would install eight kiosks at no cost to the city. The agreement would include the city getting 25 percent of all revenue raised by selling advertising on the kiosks.Horny Grandmothers Bouka Do
In return for no upfront costs, the city would agree to a year contract with Smart City. The kiosks would have an app for smart phones that means people could use their phones to ask for information through the kiosk.
It would post public safety bulletins, such as breaking weather information and other items that might arise, city technology officials said.
Ag could also post information from the city, from aldermen and other governmental agencies. Pegues said the kiosks ill be at Downtown could collect information for the city, such as how much foot traffic there is in a given area.
Kansas City, ill be at Downtown particular, has embraced the technology with a number of downtown locations that have expanded to other parts of the city. Officials said by the end ofKansas City plans to have of these kiosks.Jay Kay Dating
Recently, the University of Missouri -Kansas City became the first college campus with the kiosks, connecting the campus ill be at Downtown the community. In Kansas City, officials helped pay for the installation, which means the city is getting 75 percent of the advertising revenue.
Because Aurora would pay no installation fee or upfront cost, it would get 25 percent.
Aldermen this week at the Committee of the Whole meeting generally praised the concept. Richard Mervine, 8th Ward, said officials with Aurora Downtown, an organization of property owners ill be at Downtown businesses in the downtown area, knew nothing about the proposed kiosks when the idea first became public last week.
Mayor Richard Irvin has been Dpwntown the kiosk plan after seeing how it worked while at a technology conference in Kansas City. The one location outside downtown is the Route 59 Metra station.
Broadband provides students in rural and underserved urban schools access to online resources that can help them better prepare for the workforce. Telematics can optimize smart transportation.
Access to aggregate data allows cities to closely monitor traffic flows, understand the independent escorts poland of new projects and speed reduction programs, assess the efficiency of traffic signals, map air quality Dowtnown highlight hazardous intersections.
All these tools help cities ill be at Downtown municipalities better manage the overall transportation.