Over the last 12 months Hobart City Council has begun to formulate and introduce state-of-the-art Smart City solutions. In partnership with Australian Parking and Revenue Control (APARC), Smart Parking is pleased to announce it has secured the contract to implement its vehicle detection sensor solution in Tasmania’s capital city.
The city’s complete smart parking solution comprises of Parkeon 7” colour screen parking meters, integrated enforcement, sensors, a mobile phone parking app, and real-time credit card processing in what is Australia’s first fully integrated smart city parking solution.
2,100 in-ground vehicle detection sensors will be used to collect and transmit real-time data to Hobart City Council via Smart Parking’s back-office management reporting software and parking availability smartphone application giving residents live data on available parking spaces.
Parkeon colour screen meters offer a splash-screen so the Council can report whats going in downtown Hobart, advertise, and even display missing person notices or law enforcement messages. Hobart’s meters will be the first meters in the country to accept payment by ApplePay.
Smart Parking CEO Paul Gillespie: “We are proud to announce the new contract with Hobart City Council. The continued uptake of our systems in Australia and beyond further cements our position as a world leader in the design, development and management of parking technology. We are also pleased to be working with APARC, which distributes machines made by Parkeon, a major player in parking management solutions”.
Arthur D. Riley’s enforcement and parking payment applications are also fully integrated with the Parkeon meters and vehicle detection sensors. The new smart city solution aims to reduce traffic congestion, help tourists navigate the city more easily and assist motorists to find and pay for parking.
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About Smart Parking Limited
Smart Parking is leading the way in the delivery of proven, fully integrated end-to-end information technology that results in a transformation of the complete parking experience. This is based upon the ongoing exclusive innovations being progressively delivered and the extensive experience which it has developed. With over 40,000 vehicle detection sensors installed in 17 countries, in some of the industry’s largest deployments Smart Parking has achieved the position of holding the largest market share of the global intelligent parking sensor and integrated smart parking services market.
To learn more please visit: www.smartparking.com
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About Australian Parking and Revenue Control (APARC)
APARC is a leading-edge parking product provider and the sole distributor of Parkeon Parking Meters in Australia and New Zealand. APARC’s “Connected Cities” venture is an Australian/ New Zealand first with meters, sensors, permits, enforcement, payment processing, and mobile phone parking all under one roof. APARC’s clients include the city councils such as Bunbury, Darwin, Townsville and Fremantle and universities such as the University of New South Wales and Monash. To learn more please visit: http://aparc.com.au