Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
(Others)
Filter PR by
  
Xerox “Smart Grid” Parking System Makes it Easier for Cities to Manage Transportation
 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – June 5th 2013 – Municipalities now have a way to manage parking operations with a central management solution. Merge®, a technology from Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the first system to fully integrate and provide analytics on all aspects of metered and off-street programs. Merge integrates hardware and software to provide real-time information about coin collections, meter maintenance, enforcement, and occupancy by applying real-time data to solve parking issues.

On display at the 2013 International Parking Institute Conference and Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Merge is built on an open architecture platform that enables cities to “plug and play” any field technology or software system that manages parking operations – from parking space sensors and meters to handheld devices as well as the Internet, smart phones, and dynamic message signs for real-time parking guidance.

“For the first time, parking managers have immediate visibility into what is happening on their streets,” said Dan Smith, Head of Integrated Marketing for the Middle East and Africa region of Xerox's Developing Markets Operations. “Now municipalities can make data-driven decisions on everything from meter collections to rate structures – improving performance and creating additional revenues.”

In Los Angeles, Merge is deployed as part of the City's LA Express Park™  program, where Xerox's algorithm-driven pricing model sets parking prices based on supply and demand, helping improve parking turn over and space availability and provide a better experience for drivers.

“Merge integrates both our back-end parking systems and in-field parking technology,” said Dan Mitchell, senior transportation engineer, City of Los Angeles, overseeing LA Express Park. “The central management capabilities provide valuable insight into our total parking environment and the open platform allows us to be flexible in sourcing suppliers.”

Merge processes instant information for on-street and off-street parking spaces and provides system occupancy, maintenance, payment and collection status, and customer service response data. Merge is also equipped with Xerox's proprietary dynamic pricing engine that can be used to recommend parking rates based on historical data as well as adjust parking prices by predicting demand using data from current conditions.

Xerox is the leader in smart parking solutions, processing over 16 million tickets annually and supporting more than 150,000 meters worldwide for clients.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4910 times
PR Category : Others
Posted on : Wednesday, June 5, 2013  11:24:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT, ONE TREE AT A TIME
Next Story : Dubai Refreshment lends a helping hand to Khorfakkan Club fo...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Move Aside C-beauty, K-beauty and J-beauty - There's a New Trend in Town and It Hails Fro... [8296-Views]
Autumn/Winter 19: Step out in the latest styles with City Centre Deira and City Centre Mir... [7131-Views]
Think LUNETTE for an earth-friendly period [6680-Views]
Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier -The Yusupov Egg [5313-Views]
ACE launches its new and inspirational Outdoor collection [5240-Views]
Chain Reaction [5203-Views]
Dress for Diwali With the Rack by Kachins [5094-Views]
Sandro Launches Evening Capsule Collection [4880-Views]
‘A Gift of Gold' offers at Malabar Gold & Diamonds [4831-Views]
Celebrate guilt-free shopping to your fullest! [4752-Views]
VAIO returns to Middle Eastern in partnership with Nexstgo [4728-Views]
Eighth World Championship title in all categories for Tissot Ambassador Marc Marquez [4691-Views]
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenges the City to Be ‘I... [4551-Views]
Handbags and Gladrags [4538-Views]
Unifonic empowers business to capitalize on instant messaging apps to engage with customer... [4386-Views]
A new model for the ladies enriches the Corum AC-One collection with luscious femininity [4209-Views]
New Strategic Partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to help accelerate Abu Dhabi Dig... [4178-Views]
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy highlights enhanced cybersecurity credentials at GITEX T... [4099-Views]
The S Hotel Al Barsha reveals five new food and beverage offerings [4026-Views]
Hazzaa AlMansoori Undergoes Medical Experiments at Stars City as part of His Scientific Mi... [4020-Views]
Saif bin Zayed unveils first floating Smart Police Station [4014-Views]
Dubai Land Department welcomes Saudi Minister of Housing [4008-Views]
Save the Children Jordan launches TREE program “Transforming Refugee Education towards Exc... [3941-Views]
During a press conference to announce the completion of preparations of Summit that will b... [3928-Views]
Sofas for Lavish Lounging from 2XL Furniture & Home Decor [3904-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories