Metz, French City, is Getting Ready for Paperless Ticket with Pay and Display Machines by IEM

Metz, IEM

In partnership with Indigo, IEM is equipping the French city of Metz with 270 PrestoEuropa pay and display machines installed in 2 phases, 180 of which are already in place since early 2017. Smart city, the community has customized its machines to educate users to go digital.

The aesthetics of PrestoEuropa and its ability to integrate in a very constrained urban environment are of particular importance in the city of Metz (candidate for selection as a UNESCO World Heritage city). In addition, the different options of this pay and display machine have seduced the city of Metz, which advocates switching to digital in its offer of public services. Since entering the registration number has become mandatory for taking the parking ticket, with a gradual transition towards full computerization of Innovative parking tickets, the installed pay and display machines offer coin payment and payment by contactless bank card only; which makes Metz a forerunner since most communities choose contactless and contact payment.

As a pilot city for decriminalization, Metz is also equipped with intelligent pay and display machines with new features and is one of the cities that are already prepared for the new on-street parking regulations that will come into effect on January 1, 2018. Thanks to its alphanumeric keypad and payment by credit card, PrestoEuropa will enable cashing the post-parking packages by simply entering its number.


IEM is a leading European manufacturer of intelligent instruments to manage on-street parking. The company created a full set of products and services ranging from park meters, street-sensors, e-iepayment devices and apps, backend applications and hosting services to collect and process parking data.

IEM delivers operators the information required to shape the parking policy for Smart Cities and provides a set of applications to drivers to make their urban mobility experience most convenient.

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