Giving cities a new way to manage parking

September 7, 2017

All year long, historical towns and streets in Europe are bustling with locals and vacationers who take time off to enjoy the sights. Parking on and off the streets fills to capacity and cities and their parking officers struggle to keep up with demand. … Read more

Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation

June 2, 2017

What do you remember about 1997? Some might recall that tech giant, Microsoft, became the world’s most valuable company. Others may flash back to the first release of Grand Theft Auto. … Read more

Tags:   Unification / Video Surveillance

What the Parking Industry Should Know about Big Data

May 22, 2017

There’s a buzz about big data. That’s because information is pouring in from many sources faster than ever before. And whether it’s a small parking lot or a big city, operators and decision-makers are looking for ways to take advantage of it. … Read more

Tags:   Unification / Video Surveillance

An Uneventful Day is a Successful Day

May 3, 2017

When taken individually, a delayed flight, lost package or long line could be regarded as relatively minor inconveniences in a busy day. But, if it is your busy day, missing a connection or arriving late to a meeting can have significant implications. And, when you multiply this by the number of other people who might also be impacted, it’s not hard to see how a bump in the road can turn into a major hassle or even a full-blown problem. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification / Video Surveillance

Are Your Cameras Secured?

August 30, 2016

People, businesses and communities rely on cameras to increase safety and deter threats, but many would be surprised to learn that these network-connected cameras could be leaving them exposed to vulnerabilities. … Read more

What We Know About the Security of Our Security

August 23, 2016

As we’ve seen in our blog series on the subject, the security of security systems (access control, video, and so on) is a major concern for organizations of every size. … Read more

A Closer Look at Authorization

July 26, 2016

When Apple and the FBI squared off this year over the unlocking of a smart phone, ordinary citizens became aware of an issue that those of us in the security industry have been dealing with for a long time. Namely, they began thinking about the balance between security and privacy. … Read more

The Customer Experience that Led to a Better Parking Enforcement Solution

May 20, 2016     |    Author Chris Yigit

In my last blog post, I compared Cloud or Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) to the increasing popularity of renting a hot water tank. In this post, I want to share the backstory on the specific challenges that one our clients was facing, and how this lead to a new parking enforcement service. … Read more

Tags:   Law Enforcement / Parking

What Your Hot Water Tank Can Teach You About Parking Solutions

May 16, 2016     |    Author Chris Yigit

In our everyday, terms such as Cloud or Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) come up here and there. Usually, these terms go hand in hand with a few key benefits such as easy system growth, better system reliability and reduced infrastructure costs. But what does this mean to the parking professional? … Read more

Tags:   Event / IPI / Law Enforcement / Parking

Automating vehicle access control with LPR

May 21, 2013     |    Author Jean-Pierre Picard

Using a pole-mounted LPR unit, you can easily identify and open gates for authorized vehicles. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / License Plate Recognition