Smart Parking Meters
In todays concepts of smart parking, parkmeters are not simple pay stations. They become veritable electronic counters for motorists, which goes far beyond payment of hourly tickets.
IEM developed its range of parkmeters exactly with this focus in mind, adapting features and functions to any given reqirement a parking authority might have, integrating various payment means and manage parking subscriptions and virtual tickets.
IEM developed ist latest generation of parkmeters using state of the art components and providing excellent comfort to the motorist. With its alphanumeric keypad, the PrestoEuropa offers additional functionality based on number plate input. PrestoInteractive differentiate itself from other parkmeters with a large touch screen providing the option for more sophisticated user interfaces. For pay by space management, PrestoConnect is the machine for paperless parking.
IEM’s parking platform contains the parking business logic. The powerful tariff calculator is easy configurable for any given tarif structure on any given point of sales, be it parkmeters or smartphone apps. The Parking platform is the data source for all payment and technical transactions, which are visualized and processed in Presto1000, the operator portal.
Presto1000 is the system which allow the operator to remotely manage and monitor each parkmeter. Based on granted user rights, the operator Portal allow the user to remotely modify and set any given parameters on any parkemter connected.
The motorist is capable of managing his parking subscription status directly in PrestoPark, Additionally he can purchase virtual tickets for any given zone in the city and manage and analyse his transactions on his user account.
Permanently communicating with the parking platform, the parkmeters provide a large amount of qualified parking data, that can be processed and analysed by Presto1000 the operator portal. Add-on functions allow municipalities to provide innovative features to motorists which can be customized to individual user needs.
To overcome the lack of cash and adapt to new ways of payment, IEM offers several payment options for its parkmeters. Samples are credit cards based on chip or NFC technologies which became a standard in modern parkmenters, E-wallets or SMS payments.
Any given parking permission can be granted to any vehicle which is registered in PrestoPark. Connected to IEM’s parking platform, the intelligent parkmeter applies the correct parking fee for an individual vehicle based on parking conditions and duration requested. The management of other privileges like free parking days or coupons can be done with a few mouse clicks.
IEM parkmeters support virtual tickets, where each transaction is associated with a vehicle. For this, the input of the license plate number on a alphanumeric keybaord is required. Once payment is made, the virtual ticket is saved and searchable by the enforcement officer on his PDA. The payment transaction is recorded in real-time. Virtual tickets reduce maintenance costs, provide the driver the comfort of not putting a ticket behind the windshield and optimize the enforcement officers work because he has to scan the license plate only.
Statistics and reports
Powerful analytics and decision making tools support the parking operator in daily management of the parking activities. The Presto1000 portal handles all data transmitted from the parkmeters to the parking portal. The system tracks all technical and financial transactions and provides statistics like sales by period, region, payment method or method of parking. An overview of the parking activities are displayed in a pre configured dash board.