Before launching the bidding notice to adapt the collection waste vehicle and the containers with RFID to control the opening of the waste bins, the city conducted a pilot test to help define the technical specifications. For this test, a garbage collection vehicle of the municipal fleet has been adapted with an RFID reader and antenna; In addition, RFID tags were installed in 200 containers and placed in commercial establishments in Condeixa; And an experimental management system (software platform) was installed on a computer.
The system began to be tested in July 2017, and the technical options have been adjusted. The process for the acquisition of the necessary equipment for the related project is underway.
Pilot test in Condeixa: Vehicle adaptation (left) and Management Platform (right)