Source: PR Newswire
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Streetline, Inc., a leading global provider of smart parking solutions for cities, universities, and private operators, today announced that the company’s real-time parking guidance app Parker™ by Streetline was named 2013 Best Mobile Innovation for ‘Smart Cities.’ Winners of the 2013 Global Mobile Awards were announced today at the Mobile World Congress being held this week in Barcelona: http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/
Parker by Streetline makes finding and paying for parking easy. With the app, consumers can quickly view available parking options based on pricing, location, and/or real-time availability. When driving, the app is hands free for easy operation; it features voice guidance to provide an audible cue when available parking is nearby, and drivers may also place their smartphones on a car dashmount just as they would with a GPS system. Real-time availability is provided via the company’s patented smart parking platform that detects the presence of a car through a network of ultra-low power wireless sensors, as well as other sensing devices.
Telefonica and Streetline announced in last November that they will be jointly marketing and selling telematics-enabled smart parking services that allow cities to optimize parking management, while delivering higher quality of life to their citizens by reducing car traffic. Streetline will provide smart parking services, applications, and technical support, while Telefonica will contribute with its m2m platforms, financial services, commercial network, including pre- and post-sales support, and customer care. Everything will be deployed over the best in class global networks of Telefonica.