At the event that had visitors from all over Brazil and other countries, OPTree was chosen as the main meeting point for those who came to check out the latest technologies for Smart Cities

On February 28 and March 1, the city of Curitiba hosted the first Brazilian edition of the largest smart cities event in the world, the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCE).The event, held annually in Barcelona, ​​was hosted at Expo Barigui and received more than 3,000 visitors already on the first day.

The Smart City Expo Curitiba 2018 was separated in congress, which had dozens of speakers world reference in the theme, and exhibition. The 22 stands presented several technological solutions that will soon be part of everyday life, including electric cars and organic photovoltaic films. The Organic Photovoltaics could be seen integrated in the OPTree™, innovative urban furniture that enables the charging of cell phones using clean and off-grid energy.

In the two days of the event, the photovoltaic “tree”  allowed the charging of cell phones and other electronics that had USB inputs. In addition, it became a point of reference for the meeting of friends participating in the fair.