On-street parking

Talking about Internet of Things, a network of sensors is always designed to monitor the vital parameters of cities to make them smarter and people-oriented.

Among the most important applications there is smart parking. In fact, cities want to realise an intelligent system to help drivers overcome one of the deeply felt problems associated to driving, which is looking for a vacant parking space.

Therefore, installing one Sky Light Parking Sensor in each bay is the solution to know the number and position of vacant and occupied parking spaces across the whole city in real time.

on-street parking

Sky Light Parking Sensor sends data to a LoRaWAN network server automatically each time a parking space becomes vacant or occupied. This information can be used by apps for many purposes.

For example, drivers looking for parking can be guided towards vacant spots near their destination and also pay by phone, if needed. Third-party companies can develop applications for these and many purposes.

In addition, parking managers and local administrations can have knowledge of the occupation rate, how many spaces are occupied but not paid for, statistics on average parking time, revenue.

Smart parking solutions have a positive impact both on users and administration. City management obtains a raise of the incomes from parking payments and a reduction of the costs to control, manage and issue tickets for illegal parking.

At the same time, citizens can find parking more easily, reducing traffic, pollution and fuel consumptions.

Sky Light Parking Sensor is also equipped with BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technology, which is useful to recognise users. In this way, a specific user is associated to a reserved parking space. Thanks to an application for smartphone, the system identifies if the person who parked is authorised to stay and sends alerts to the police force automatically in case of illegal situations.

BENEFITS

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

Elimination of weak points of wiring as layout restrictions and cable break

THE MOST ACCURATE SENSOR

Three detection technologies combined with an advanced algorithm

EASY REMOVABLE SENSORS

Easy and fast operations during road maintenance activities

EASY INTEGRATION

Protocols for data decoding are free and open to whoever wants to develop app and software based on the sensors

TECHNOLOGY

SKY LIGHT PARKING SENSOR
Wireless sensor for parking bay occupancy detection

PROJECTS

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