In Portugal, WiFi vehicles could create truly smart cities

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It's fair to say that the majority of the innovations we see on Springwise rely on internet connectivity — which usually means that if there's no connection, the device is useless. In efforts to ease this problem we’ve already seen WiFi on tuk—tuks and even WiFi on donkeys — but now Portuguese start-up Veniam are offering a more sustainable, large scale solution to urban connectivity. Veniam has recently installed its vehicular WiFi network on buses in the northern city of Porto, connecting over 600 vehicles and serving 60,000 unique monthly users. Their technology — consisting of a cloud based self-configuring…

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