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Upgraded Parking Solutions for City of Ryde

Upgraded Parking Solutions for City of Ryde

A growing region like the City of Ryde needs infrastructure systems to match that growth. To manage the public space efficiently, Councils need forward thinking solutions, from parks management to managing parking. City of Ryde engaged Duncan Solutions for the upgrade of around 70 machines situated in the Macquarie Park Corridor.

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Cutting-edge technology to block parking freeloaders

Cutting-edge technology to block parking freeloaders

LA transport giant, Metro, is linking its new parking operation to its transit TAP card to keep parking spaces for commuters using the network, rather than non-transit users taking parking resources.

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Overhead parking guidance for Sydney shoppers at Stockland Baulkham Hills

Overhead parking guidance for Sydney shoppers at Stockland Baulkham Hills

As a local neighbourhood shopping centre with over 80 stores and amenities, Stockland Baulkham Hills has on average 68,000 visitors a week with 6,000 of those using the car park facilities each day.

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Brisbane’s the Myer Centre car park goes digital

Brisbane’s the Myer Centre car park goes digital

Located in the hub of the Brisbane CBD, Vicinity Centres recognised the heightened need within the competitive market to improve The Myer Centre Car Park communications.

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We must plan the driverless city to avoid being hostage to the technology revolution

We must plan the driverless city to avoid being hostage to the technology revolution

Three distinct groups are giving form to the idea of driverless vehicles. Each has its own corporate proponents and target markets, and its own, often competing, demands on citizens, regulators and planners. Each will make its own demands on our streets and public spaces.

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City of Hamilton set to unveil the deployment of bay sensor technology

City of Hamilton set to unveil the deployment of bay sensor technology

The adoption of Smart Parking technology comes amid Hamilton City Council’s new parking plan to revitalise Hamilton’s Central Business District (CBD).

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DUNCAN SOLUTIONS EQUIPS MARIBYRNONG PARKING ENFORCEMENT

DUNCAN SOLUTIONS EQUIPS MARIBYRNONG PARKING ENFORCEMENT

“AutoISSUE & PEMS met all our requirements, enabling our officers to make informed decisions in real-time about enforcement using a single Android device, not a number of different pieces of equipment as has been the case previously.”

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Smart Parking arrives in Mosman

Smart Parking arrives in Mosman

In-Ground and Overhead Vehicle Detection Sensors, Dynamic Signage, SmartApp & SmartRep

Mosman motorists are now able to locate available parking within the main shopping precinct of Mosman and Spit Junction through the newly launched SmartPark solution.

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Curtin University introduces driverless bus service

Curtin University introduces driverless bus service

Curtin University is the first Australian university to trial a commercial driverless bus. This trial will contribute to the growing field of research in automated driving technology.

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Brisbane’s West End Precinct Gets Creative with its Car Park Flooring

Brisbane’s West End Precinct Gets Creative with its Car Park Flooring

A new apartment complex in Brisbane’s West End Precinct, Light+Co, requested a decorative finish for its car park that incorporates five bespoke colours installed in a unique design of intricate circles, lines and intersecting shapes.

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CDS Ticketless LPR solution implemented for Spotlight & ALDI

CDS Ticketless LPR solution implemented for Spotlight & ALDI

The CDS Ticketless License Plate Recognition (LPR) solution implemented at the Spotlight & ALDI car park ensures a fast and efficient user experience with a high degree of accuracy.

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How digital is disrupting transportation

How digital is disrupting transportation

The transportation industry is projected to experience more change than most sectors, in large part because it offers solutions to some of the world’s most acute challenges: environmental sustainability and rapid urbanisation.

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Wired-up roads will charge your electric car – while you’re driving

Wired-up roads will charge your electric car – while you’re driving

Due to their low local emissions, battery-powered electric cars are more in demand than ever, but they still have a reputation for being too expensive and having too short a driving range. So how about recharging them without having to plug in a cable, while parking or even driving on the road?

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Australia needs stricter rules to curb air pollution

Australia needs stricter rules to curb air pollution

Few of us would leave the tap running or the fridge door open, and many are diligent about turning off lights. But when it comes to air pollution, many people are wasteful and unaware.

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What will we do when everything is automated?

What will we do when everything is automated?

We’ve always been on our way to automating everything. The only difference between then and now is that now we are really, really close to full automation. Asking the question, “What will we do when everything is automated?” is no longer fantastic, it’s essential.

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Casino’s car park hits the jackpot

Casino’s car park hits the jackpot

The Star Casino in Sydney chose a bespoke, high-end car park floor that would impress its VIP visitors before they even step through the venue’s front door, using 85,000m2 of specialist deck coating solutions to refurbish the floor in its five-storey car parking facility.

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Duncan Solutions’ VX parking meters to equip Macau

Duncan Solutions’ VX parking meters to equip Macau

The inclusion of new meters is heralding the transition from simple coin-only payments to electronic payments, offering improvements for motorists parking police, maintenance staff and the parking management personnel.

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UK’s Cardiff set to unveil Europe’s first citywide deployment of bay sensor technology

UK’s Cardiff set to unveil Europe’s first citywide deployment of bay sensor technology

In a commitment to ensuring Cardiff is a high quality, attractive and liveable smart city, Cardiff City Council is using innovative technology to deliver tangible service improvements in city management.

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Secure Parking Named as Parking Organisation of the Year

Secure Parking Named as Parking Organisation of the Year

Secure Parking’s success has been realised through a whole-of- business emphasis on technology and improvements in the services offered to customers.

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DCA Wins Excellence in Technology and Innovation Award

DCA Wins Excellence in Technology and Innovation Award

Database Consultants Australia were named as the winner of Excellence in Technology and Innovation at the 2016 Parking Industry Awards for world-leading innovation of parking technology in the City of Melbourne.

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City of Joondalup Wins Outstanding New Car Park Development

City of Joondalup Wins Outstanding New Car Park Development

The City of Joondalup was awarded the top prize for Outstanding New Car Park Development at the 2016 Parking Industry Awards for Reid Promenade Car Park (RPCP). The new five level multi storey car park that was built on an existing 140-bay open air car park in Joondalup City Centre.

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Grant McLean Awarded for Individual Excellence in Parking

Grant McLean Awarded for Individual Excellence in Parking

Parking industry consultant, Grant McLean, received recognition for the many years he has dedicated to the parking industry, when he was awarded Individual Excellence in Parking at the 2016 Parking Industry Awards.

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Care Park’s control room window to better parking management

Care Park’s control room window to better parking management

Earlier this year Care Park moved its head office operations into a purpose-built facility in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. The Care Park headquarters now houses a highly innovative and interactive Care Assist Control Room which provides complete off-site support and monitoring 24 hours a day to car parks.

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The (R)Evolution of Public Outreach

The (R)Evolution of Public Outreach

Public outreach is an important process that brings people together to address issues of common importance, to solve shared problems, and to bring about positive social change.

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Kerbside Management in Westminster

Kerbside Management in Westminster

There are over 600,000 vehicle trips into Westminster every day, many of which are servicing businesses, transporting goods and people, or simply visiting for work or pleasure. This volume of vehicles places a huge pressure on the city’s limited kerbside, a city of 20 square kilometres.

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Pay, Park, Tweet – why you need a social media strategy

Pay, Park, Tweet – why you need a social media strategy

If you’re in the parking business, whether it be as an authority, garage, or private lot, and you’re not using social media, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. Social media provides platforms to distribute information quickly and effectively, and it’s also an invaluable tool for customer service.

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What’s the future for car parking?

What’s the future for car parking?

Every day we see a greater shift towards access rather than ownership as people embrace the sharing economy and global phenomenon such as AirTasker, AirBnB and Uber.

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Pokemon Go no laughing matter for employers

Pokemon Go no laughing matter for employers

Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm with over 100 million downloads to date. But Google ‘Pokemon accidents’ and you’ll quickly see that this popular augmented reality game is no laughing matter for employers.

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What maths can teach us about how to design the perfect car park

What maths can teach us about how to design the perfect car park

There can be few things as frustrating as being stuck in a car park for four hours on a scorching Sunday afternoon; yet this was the unhappy fate of shoppers at a new multi-storey grid car park at an IKEA store in Reading, UK.

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Smart cities: does this mean more transport disruptions?

Smart cities: does this mean more transport disruptions?

A plethora of new and personalised ways of getting around cities are emerging – electric bikes, motorised scooters, electric vehicles, car sharing and re-interpretations of the taxi by Uber.

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Big data and digital signage driving the parking industry

Big data and digital signage driving the parking industry

Digital technology is driving rapid change in the car-parking industry — electric cars, driverless cars, car sharing, app-based searching, booking, digital payment systems — the list could go on.

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Park Assist Puts the image of parking in a whole new light

Park Assist Puts the image of parking in a whole new light

Today’s intelligent parking guidance systems continue to redefine what is possible — along with what is expected — in a multifaceted installation. With its new L4 Smart-Sensor System, Park Assist has added remote management of ultra-efficient luminaires to the equation.

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DeNA partners with EasyMile to launch driverless bus service in Japan

DeNA partners with EasyMile to launch driverless bus service in Japan

DeNA announced the launch of a new driverless bus service in Chiba, Japan. During the launch, EasyMile was announced as the partner of DeNA in Japan. The driverless bus service, called Robot Shuttle, will employ EasyMile’s EZ10 driverless shuttle.

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Stentofon tests noise-cancellation feature against V8 race car

Stentofon tests noise-cancellation feature against V8 race car

Having a conversation in a noisy area is difficult enough when you are talking face to face with your partner and can be virtually impossible when using a communications system. What if this noise could be suppressed, wouldn’t that make it a lot easier?

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Study reveals digital signage captures 400% more views

Study reveals digital signage captures 400% more views

Research backed by Intel Corporation has proven that digital displays are successful in capturing 400% more views than static displays.

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CAR NEXT DOOR: CHANGING THE WAY PEOPLE THINK  ABOUT CARS

CAR NEXT DOOR: CHANGING THE WAY PEOPLE THINK ABOUT CARS

Car Next Door is Australia’s first peer-to-peer car-sharing platform, turning any car into a share car by providing simple in-car technology, an online booking and payment system, and comprehensive insurance to make it simple and safe for people to rent their car out when they’re not using it.

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How much coin can be used for legal tender?

How much coin can be used for legal tender?

Australian Banknotes are legal tender throughout Australia and a payment of coins is also legal tender, if made in Australian coins, but how much coin can be used for legal tender?

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PayStay App Integrates Parking Locator Feature

PayStay App Integrates Parking Locator Feature

PayStay, the Australian owned and operated parking payment solution, has recently integrated another new feature that allows motorists to locate parking at the touch of a button.

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Enhance your promotions with a campaign site or landing page

Enhance your promotions with a campaign site or landing page

Campaign sites and landing pages are increasingly essential to the success of marketing campaigns and they offer a convenient way to focus visitor attention to a specific product, service, task or call to action.

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Ideas Boom with National Innovation and Science Agenda

Ideas Boom with National Innovation and Science Agenda

Innovation is about new and existing businesses creating new products, processes and business models. It is also about creating a culture that backs good ideas and learns from taking risks and making mistakes.

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Inside AIRPARK – Brisbane Airport’s Newest Parking Facility

Inside AIRPARK – Brisbane Airport’s Newest Parking Facility

AIRPARK is designed to meet the needs of the airport’s passengers, with a 2,500 space, at grade, public remote car park located off Moreton Drive at Brisbane Airport.

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New report on disruptive technology for the city of Melbourne

New report on disruptive technology for the city of Melbourne

The transport sector is currently undergoing its most rapid transformation in decades. Disruptive transport technologies, such as App based ride sourcing platforms (e.g. Uber), innovations in car sharing, real time public transport information and autonomous vehicles are set to change travel behaviour in our cities over the next 5 – 10 years.

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EasyMile delivers driverless shuttle service in Sophia Antipolis Business Park

EasyMile delivers driverless shuttle service in Sophia Antipolis Business Park

EasyMile has introduced 4 driverless shuttles to Sophia Antipolis Business Park (Nice, France) connecting companies, shops and restaurants located inside the business park that are not covered by the existing bus network.

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Magnetic MHTM boom gate ensures safety at Australian aerospace car park

Magnetic MHTM boom gate ensures safety at Australian aerospace car park

An MHTM boom gate from Magnetic Automation Pty Ltd is helping ensure the safe movement of vehicular traffic at the car park of a leading Australian aerospace company.

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Gold Coast Council saves $500k with ticketless solution from GPS

Gold Coast Council saves $500k with ticketless solution from GPS

New ticketless parking meters installed for Gold Coast Council by long term partner Global Parking Solutions (GPS) has banked $500,000 in savings for the Council.

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Q-Free showcases barrier-less technology at high-profile venues

Q-Free showcases barrier-less technology at high-profile venues

Following a successful trial at APCOA’s offices in Gothenburg, a Q-Free barrier-less and cashless parking solution went live at the Ericsson Globe, Sweden’s national indoor arena, on 18 March 2015.

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