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High-tech garbage cans in the streets of London

This summer for Olympics 2012 edition to be held in London , organizers want to eyeful by installing high-tech garbage cans in the English capital.

Indeed, no fewer than 100 recycling bins will occupy the high-tech city of London. These containers will be equipped with two large LCD screens on both sides. There is no garbage interactive touchscreens. The screens used to display information, commercials and the London Stock Exchange. They may also broadcast sports scores and highlights during the Olympics. Data is sent from a database via a WiFi connection. Moreover, these tanks are also used as WiFi hotspots, although the city already has a public network of the most satisfactory.

Initially, 25 LCD bins should be installed before 75 others landed in a second time. Each recycling bin is expected to cost taxpayers $ 1,880.

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