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IoT For Efficient Parking Management: A Step Towards Smart Cities

As the world evolves and more cars appear on the road, the demand for parking has increased. Mismanagement of parking spaces in any organization causes disorderliness and inefficiency in managing cars in the lot, which can negatively impact the performance and overall profit that the organization should be making. Here is what we mean, assuming…

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Solving Parking Problems with Parking Apps

Digitalization was already a growing trend in the world. However, the emergence of the COVID-19 has increased the rate of digitalization across several industries, with the parking management industry not being left out. Across the world, in developed countries, almost 60 percent of businesses have gone from an analog process to a digitized one due…

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The Latest Trends That Will Determine the Future of Parking

The need for evolution and adaptation has never been as pressing. The reality of the pandemic has brought several changes to different sectors across the world. The car parking industry is one such sector that the pandemic has hit. Before covid-19, there has been a pressing need for reforms and technological advancement in the parking…

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Changes in Parking Post COVID

COVID-19 has changed the world in many ways. The drastic and wave-like rise of the virus left (or met?) many unprepared. From governments to businesses and individuals, the world has had to adapt and evolve into the new normal resulting from the virus. While some sectors have adapted and risen beyond the negative effect, others…

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Approaching Online Security from End-User Perspective

The parking management industry is rapidly adopting the use of technology. There has been an increase in what parking solution companies can achieve with their platforms and ease of use. However, with the rise of technology comes increased vulnerability. The need to adopt the best online security practices has never been more immense. And this…

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Innovation Debt and Parking

Itโ€™s no secret that technological advancements shape businesses across different industries, including the parking industry. The purpose of utilizing new technologies is to improve the parking industryโ€™s performance and deliver a better service experience to customers by offering them comfort and convenience. Besides this factor, thereโ€™s also a dire need for system improvement in the…

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How to Approach Online Security in Parking Management

One of the most significant issues in the 21st century is cybersecurity. Information is a goldmine, and access to information has a vast effect online. While businesses set up to use customer information for building a better product, information criminals are waiting to use it for selfish reasons. Parking management is a business at risk…

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Reducing Security Vulnerabilities for Parking Management Systems

It is important to understand security vulnerabilities for parking management as you might think that hackers are not interested in your parking management system, but they are. The information you collect on vehicles and individuals is the kind of data that hackers are looking for. While the bad guys might initially intend on hacking to…

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OPS-COM announces comprehensive LPR system

OPS-COM links LPR for parking, violation and incident management Carleton Place, ON: Ontario-based Tomahawk Technologies Inc. is excited to announce the release ofย License Plate Recognition (LPR) module. Now included inย its existing parking and security software platform OperationsCommander or (OPS-COM). Most noteworthy of OPS-COM is that it consists of ParkAdmin, IncidentAdmin, and ViolationAdmin. Furthermore, the technology,…

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Parking garage allocation an important management decision for condos

Parking garage allocations for condos Depending on location and size, a condo parking garage can โ€œbring a lot of coin into a building annuallyโ€ to quote an article in The Cooperator New York recently.  The article talks about the choices to make around managing parking garage allocation and facilities for co-op and condo buildings in larger centers. …

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Heritage Perth Modernizes Parking with OPS-COM

The Town of Perth, located in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Perth has just over 6,000 people and 20,000 in the immediate area.ย  The OPS-COM system modernizes parking. It was clear that Perth needed help to shed the “heritage” motto in this particular area. The Town manages five downtown parking lots, with parking passes and hourly rates.…

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Parking Management Systems Make Smarter Cities

Managing parking in cities is challenging to say the least. In todayโ€™s fast-paced world, outdated enforcement systems no longer work. They are time-consuming and require many dedicated and expensive resources. Realizing this, more and more municipalities today are switching to smart parking management systems. These systems provide numerous benefits and create a process thatโ€™s more…

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FinanceAdmin: Financial Tracking for your Parking Operation

FinanceAdmin offers the best of both worlds! It is a payment system that has been built specifically for the parking and security industry and works with your parking management solution. FinanceAdmin has modernized the world of financial tracking and accounts receivable for parking operations. You’ll gain financial adaptability โ€“ helping your business grow and succeed.…