Subscribe to this page now.

Rollout begins on 32-inch touchscreen kiosks in NYC

11/21, 4:55am

First ten SmartScreens offer Wi-Fi access, local information

The rollout by City24/7 of 32-inch touch-screen information kiosks in New York City has begun, offering details on local destinations, news, as well as emergency and government-related alerts. So far, ten payphone sites have been refitted with the SmartScreen displays, with this initial trial set to convert a total of 250 kiosks in the five-borough area over the next few months.

more

NYC to bring 32-inch touchscreens to 250 phone booths

04/09, 1:50pm

New York City fires up phonebooth pilot project

New York City will install 250 web-connected 32-inch smart screens into 250 old phone booths across its five boroughs. Part of a pilot program, the tech will be free to access and include local neighborhood information such as traffic, safety alerts, restaurants and store listings, among others. According to New York Post, the project may eventually see all 12,800 outdoor payphones replaced with these screens.

more

Electronista Sponsor

Electronista Newsletter

Free Technology and Gadgets Newsletter

  • We will not share your email address with anyone.

    toggle

    Most Popular

    Sponsor

    Recent Reviews

    Dell AD211 Bluetooth speaker

    For all of the high-priced, over-engineered Bluetooth speakers in the electronics market, there is still room for mass-market solution ...

    VisionTek 128GB USB Pocket SSD

    USB flash drives dealt the death blow to both the floppy and Zip drives. While still faster than either of the old removable media, sp ...

    Kodak PixPro SL10 Smart Lens Camera

    Smartphone imagery still widely varies. Large Megapixel counts don't make for a good image, and the optics in some devices are lacking ...

    Sponsor

    toggle

    Most Commented

     
    toggle

    Popular News