Garageeks , a technological start-up based in Milan, has decided to target an interesting project called Stop & Charge and consists of a public charging station for smartphones and other devices.
Stop & Charge lets you charge the battery of your smartphone, tablet or other portable device via wireless Qi charging or a standard USB cable: the totem is fully powered by solar power and offers environmental quality monitoring of the air, thanks to its sensor Is equipped with wireless data transmission.
Designed for placement in squares, parks, or even beaches, Stop & Charge can be useful for quick charging when needed or emergency (supports up to 9 devices at the same time): With Qi wireless charging, up to 12% of battery power In 10 minutes, while with USB ports , “hidden” under the tables, you can get up to 20% at the same time, or up to 80% in 35 minutes (thanks to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0).
Currently, 12 solar totems have been installed in three provincial capitals (Varese, Lecco and Cremona) and other Italian cities, but Garageeks is expanding its distribution to the whole country; If you want to know more you can visit the official site. Have you already used one to recharge your smartphone?