The city in question had been struggling with congestion, insufficient parking spaces, and inefficient parking management, leading to increased air pollution, time wasted by drivers searching for parking spots, and loss of revenue. To address these issues, the city administration collaborated with us (Aeologic Technologies) specializing in RFID and wireless parking solutions.
The goal was to design a system that would optimize parking management, increase revenue, and enhance the overall parking experience.
Identified Technology to solve problems
- Mobile Tech
- Database /Analytics
- Web Tech
- Hardware (IOT,RFID)
The Multi-Protocol Wireless Parking Solution with RFID technology was designed to enable seamless communication between various wireless protocols, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, and LoRaWAN. This ensured compatibility with a wide range of devices and enabled smooth integration with existing infrastructure. The system featured the following components:
RFID-enabled parking sensors: These sensors were installed in each parking spot to detect the presence of vehicles and communicate the information to the central management system in real-time.
RFID tags: Each vehicle was required to have an RFID tag to be recognized by the parking sensors. The tags contained information such as vehicle registration number, parking permit status, and owner details.
Central management system: The information collected by the parking sensors was sent to a central management system, which monitored parking occupancy, processed payments, and enforced parking rules.
Mobile application: A user-friendly mobile app was developed to assist drivers in finding available parking spaces, making payments, and receiving real-time parking status updates.
Digital signage: Electronic signs were installed at strategic locations to display real-time parking availability and direct drivers to available spaces.
The implementation of the Multi-Protocol Wireless Parking Solution with RFID technology led to significant improvements in parking management and overall driver satisfaction:
Improved parking efficiency: The real-time monitoring of parking occupancy allowed for more efficient use of available spaces, reducing the time drivers spent searching for parking.
Increased revenue: The system’s ability to enforce parking rules and process payments electronically led to a substantial increase in revenue for the city administration.
Reduced congestion and pollution: With drivers spending less time searching for parking spots, there was a noticeable reduction in traffic congestion and vehicle emissions.
Enhanced user experience: The mobile app and digital signage made it easy for drivers to find available parking spaces, improving the overall parking experience.
Scalability and flexibility: The multi protocol wireless communication allowed for easy integration with other smart city solutions and the potential for future expansion.