Tampa deploying wise metropolis kiosks downtown

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The Tampa Downtown Partnership will deploy about 30 digital informational kiosks from IKE smart city of Columbus, Ohio to deliver counsel on native agencies and serve as free wireless hotspots, according to a Tampa Bay instances document.

The Partnership hopes to deploy the first kiosks in excessive-traffic areas earlier than the super Bowl on Feb. 7.

each IKE — short for Interactive Kiosk experience — aspects information about native corporations, sights and activities. The kiosks will text directions and speak to information to users’ phones.

IKE smart city sells ads for each and every kiosk which Tampa officials will vet. The Tampa Downtown Partnership will get hold of proceeds via an contract to manage content about local agencies.