How is this better than a ticketed parking revenue system?

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Here’s my experience recently with a “ticketless” parking system in downtown Dallas: I pull into the entry lane and am greeted by an attendant who asks who I am there to see, what floor the meeting is on, my name and phone number. He takes down that info & then asks me to input my phone number in the entry … Read More

Top reasons to work with an Independent Parking Systems Integrator

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Businesses with a parking component to their operation today have a number of choices when choosing a partner to implement a Smart Parking System. When evaluating your choices, you probably wonder whether you should work with an independent firm or with one of the manufacturers that markets their products directly or through a subsidiary. Considering the long-term nature of an investment in … Read More

Magnetic stripe vs. Barcode: Which technology is best for your parking facilities?

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We receive several invitations each week to bid on new construction projects or existing sites that require a new Parking Access & Revenue Control System (PARCS) to be installed, & I would say that 50% of them specify magnetic stripe tickets, and the remaining 50% specify barcode tickets. Depending upon which manufacturer, consultant, owner, or operator you talk to, you … Read More

>99% Accuracy in a Camera-based Parking Guidance System? That’s right.

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In 2019, NextGen Parking was hired by Children’s Health in Dallas to help transform the parking experience for their patients, visitors, and employees. With parking occupancy regularly surpassing 90%, the first priority was to simplify the process of finding the few available spaces on campus. The needle-in-the-haystack, if you will, in their 3 garages with a combined 3,314 spaces. Additionally, … Read More