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Parking: Preparing For The Dawn Of The Driverless Car

Driverless cars are no longer the domain of science fiction movies. Autonomous car technology is receiving heavy investment and is already being developed by companies such as Lexus, BMW and Mercedes. Although your current car is not driving itself around just yet, it’s likely that your vehicle does have some level of autonomy. For example, the sensors that help to guide your rear parking mean that your car is already on the road towards autonomous parking.

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Parking: Preparing For The Dawn Of The Driverless Car

Driverless cars are no longer the domain of science fiction movies. Autonomous car technology is receiving heavy investment and is already being developed by companies such as Lexus, BMW and Mercedes. Although your current car is not driving itself around just yet, it’s likely that your vehicle does have some level of autonomy. For example, the sensors that help to guide your rear parking mean that your car is already on the road towards autonomous parking.

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Car Park Management: The Untapped Value Within ANPR Solutions

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is widely used around the world by traffic management facilities and police forces. Many private parking companies now use ANPR too. This innovative technology uses cameras to identify vehicle number plates of cars entering and leaving car parks.

The cameras use high-tech algorithms to scan and decipher each vehicle number plate. When a number plate is detected, the image is recorded and stored. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is used to decode the registration and this is stored along with the date and time that the image was taken. Recording the entrance and exit times of each vehicle allows the length of the stay to be determined.

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How Car Park Operators Are Increasing Earnings Through Better Revenue Management

Good revenue management can help car park operators increase earnings. But how can you improve the way you manage your car park revenue? Check out our handy guide to how car park operators can increase earning through better revenue management.

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The Benefits Of Dynamic Pricing For Parking

Market driven pricing strategies are a way to ensure that parking facilities are performing optimally and providing good value to customers based on areas of demand. Dynamic pricing for parking is one way of matching prices to market demands. Already in use by companies such as Uber, dynamic pricing can be used to maximise revenue and make the unorganised parking industry more efficient.

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A Look At The Future Of Parking

Currently parking takes up valuable spaces in our cities and rural areas, as well as providing a source of pollution, congestion and frustration. Everyone will be familiar with the stress of driving round and round seeking out a parking spot in a busy car park or on congested side streets. Searching for somewhere to park your car is not only tiresome, it is also bad for your health. Drivers who are forced to circle around in their cars for extra time, looking for a parking space, are adding to pollution in the air. They are also adding to the congestion problems faced on many of our city streets. So, what might the future hold for parking?

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Why Every Car Park Should Offer A Cashless Payment Option

Gone are the days of having to scrabble around in your purse to find the correct change for the car park ticket machine. With less and less people carrying coins these days, many car parks now offer a cashless payment option. Over 60% of British councils already offer cashless parking in their car parks. It is also a convenient option available at many train station car parks throughout the country.

 

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Q&A With Emily Adenuga, 2019 Young Parking Professional Of The Year

Emily Adenuga shares the successes and challenges of her role after taking home the 2019 Young Parking Professional of the Year award at the British Parking Awards on Friday.

 

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