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Australian-headquartered parking technology company Smart Parking Limited (ASX:SPZ) is continuing its expansion into New Zealand after receiving an order from Hamilton City. It will provide parking technology for approximately 945 parking bays in Hamilton City, reducing congestion through improved management of spaces and giving citizens an overall better parking experience.
To find out more about smart cities and the kind of technology they use, Techly spoke to Paul Gillespie, the Group CEO of Australian-headquartered company Smart Parking.
International Data Corporation (IDC), the global market intelligence analyst, has just named Smart Parking Limited in it's top four vendors for smart parking solutions.
Parking is an inevitable part of city life. Yet with an increase in vehicles and limited parking space, finding a place to park in the city has its share of difficulties and challenges. Luckily, smart parking, enabled with various connected devices and sensors, can now help in this regard.
Two new high-tech Christchurch park buildings opening next week will provide 1263 extra parks in the CBD and save drivers the frustration of trying to spot empty spaces on decks filled with cars. Electronic message boards on each floor will show how many parks are available, and red and green lights over each parking bay will indicate those that are available.
Sensor-based innovation likely heralds the future of public parking.
Most drivers are familiar with the headache of parking: spending what feels like hours circling the streets looking for a space, wasting time and money in the process. Now, the extent of motorist’s misery has been revealed, with new figures showing British drivers waste an average of four days a year looking for a place to park.
Cardiff’s making history, becoming the first city in Europe to use intelligent parking which means people heading into the city will be able to check an app to find out where there’s a space.
Cardiff City Council is preparing to install infrared sensors on its parking bays and roll out a mobile app to help drivers find vacant spaces around the city.
Thousands of sensors will be installed in Cardiff to allow drivers to find a parking space – by checking their mobile phone.
In a commitment to ensuring Cardiff is a high quality, attractive and liveable smart city, Cardiff City Council is using innovative technology to deliver tangible service improvements in city management, with a wide range of applications across council functions. One of these innovations is the introduction of Smart Parking technology.
More than 3000 infrared vehicle detection sensors will be installed across the city Cardiff City Council is preparing to unveil Europe’s first citywide deployment of bay sensor technology to ease congestion and improve the city’s air quality.
Ground sensors in two popular Wellington freedom camping sites are telling potential campers when they're full to prevent overcrowding.
Stockland Baulkham Hills has installed a smart parking system, which detects the occupancy status of every parking space within the shopping centre’s car park.
RAND Europe carried out a study to support a process for policy feedback that will inform the development and adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the UK featuring Westminster's deployment of Smart Parking technology
You won't see the dreaded white chalk on your tyres when parking around Parliament any more. As of Monday, sensors will detect when your vehicle stops in a parking bay, and when you have overstayed your welcome. No more paper tickets blown away by the Wellington wind before you can display them, either. Instead you need to remember the number of your parking space and enter it into the machine before paying and walking away.
The council picked up the “Innovation in Technology” prize for its unique use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology to help disabled residents in Westminster find a place to park. The council’s IT department was also “highly commended” in two other categories.
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A long-anticipated smart parking trial in Manuka was launched on Friday. By downloading the free ParkCBR app, drivers can now see 460 infra-red parking bays and check spots before they leave. On arrival, there are LED parking availability street signs for further guidance.
Today the ACT Government, in partnership with parking technology firm Smart Parking Limited, launched SmartPark, the real-time bay sensor parking solution alongside the new ParkCBR app designed to make finding and paying for parking even easier in the capital.