ParkWhiz, the nation's largest parking aggregation and marketing applications platform, and DataPark, a leading manufacturer of automated parking systems, today announced a strategic partnership and release of fully integrated, end-to-end eParking solutions to the commercial marketplace that enable parking asset owners, managers and operators to optimize yield.
With more than 2,000 installations across the United States alone, DataPark has provided airports, municipalities, stadiums, hospitals, and more with first-rate Parking Access and Revenue Control Systems since 1965.
"ParkWhiz immediately generates new revenue streams for parking providers while increasing repeat business from a greatly enhanced user experience," said Stefan Tea of DataPark. "Datapark and the HUB Parking Technology Group pride ourselves in delivering innovative solutions that provide added consumer value while generating incremental profits for parking providers and our alliance with ParkWhiz does just that."
DataPark manufactures a wide range of products, including Validation Encoding stations, Automated Vehicle Identification, and Automated License Plate Identification (LPR). The integration of DataPark and ParkWhiz technology has electrifying implications. Truly automated validation, with gates that automatically open as customers enter and exit, coupled with ParkWhiz's ability to originate thousands of incremental parking transactions, generates an increase not only in first-time customers, but also overall customer retention.
"We're proud to add DataPark to our growing portfolio of fully integrated control solution partners," said ParkWhiz CEO Aashish Dalal. "DataPark and ParkWhiz bridge the 'online gap' with cost effective solutions that pay immediate dividends, and this partnership reflects our ongoing commitment to optimize profits for parking asset owners, managers and operators.
More than 1 million people have used ParkWhiz.com to book parking in advance for daily, monthly and event based parking occasions, such as San Francisco parking, Washington DC parking, Chicago parking and NYC parking. The company works with thousands of parking facilities nationwide and gives customers access to the world's largest online parking inventory with over 3 million parking spaces.
Headquartered in Chicago, ParkWhiz is the eParking industry leader. The company's website and mobile platforms provide a fast and efficient way for drivers to find and book guaranteed parking spaces before reaching their destination at thousands of parking locations across the country. ParkWhiz is an official partner of StubHub and TicketsNow and the company also has partnerships with professional sports teams including the Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, US Airways Center, NCAA teams, and other sport and entertainment venues. In addition to DataPark, ParkWhiz works with a portfolio of leading Access and Revenue Control providers, such as SKIDATA, TIBA and Flash Valet.
DataPark manufactures automated parking revenue control systems for people and vehicles in North and Central America, and internationally. In addition, it offers custom software solutions for parking access and revenue control systems; and parking management software. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in San Leandro, California. As of February, 2012, DataPark USA Inc. operates as a subsidiary of FAAC Group and is part of the HUB Parking Technology Business Unit.