Nedap, global provider of parking detection technology, launches a brand-new generation of smart parking products. With a new smart parking sensor, parking guidance app and gateway, Nedap continues to innovate the leading smart parking platform: SENSIT. The platform contributes to the optimisation of parking guidance and traffic flows in city centers and retail environment all over the world. Resulting in: less congestion, reduction of emissions, safer streets and thus a more attractive city for visitors and retailers. During the EPA Congress and Exhibition in Rotterdam from 20th – 22nd September and ITS World Congress in Montreal from 29th October – 2nd November, the new products will be demonstrated to the market. SENSIT IR Flush Mount sensor Nedap introduces the SENSIT IR Flush Mount sensor. With this new smart parking sensor, Nedap combines both infrared and magnetic field detection technology into an unmatched compact design. It is installed completely recessed into the road surface, making it resistant to snow ploughs and avoiding tripping hazards. The SENSIT IR Flush Mount detects the occupancy of individual parking spaces in real-time. The obtained parking data enables smart parking in any Smart City, ITS or retail environment. “We are very proud to launch this new generation of SENSIT sensors. Our products have proven to be the reliable and durable parking detection solution for years in applications all over the world. With the addition of the SENSIT IR Flush Mount, Nedap responds to the growing demand for highly accurate sensors that are mounted fully flush into the road surface,” says Edwin Siemerink, SENSIT Proposition Manager at Nedap. SENSIT P-Guide App Beside the new smart parking sensor, Nedap launches the SENSIT P-Guide App. This smartphone app (available for both iOS and Android) enables cities, municipalities and companies to easily provide motorists with real-time parking information. The app, which can be fully customised to fit (city) marketing needs, helps motorists to easily find and navigate to available parking spaces, both on- and of-street. Recently, the P-Guide app was successfully introduced in the Dutch city of Zoetermeer. The municipality of Zoetermeer anticipates that the introduction of the app will lead to a more effective usage of the existing number of parking spaces in the city. SENSIT Gateway In addition, the SENSIT Gateway was added to the portfolio. This brand-new gateway offers 3G, Ethernet and GPRS communication. It is the fast and reliable interface between the wireless SENSIT network and the interface software. The new design of the interface software is now completely map oriented and enables easy configuration of any smart parking application. During the EPA Congress and Exhibition in Rotterdam (booth B24) and ITS World Congress in Montreal (booth 2409), Nedap demonstrates this new generation of SENSIT products to the market.
Nedap launches a new activity - ‘Nedap Mobility Solutions’ - within its business unit ‘Identification Systems’. Nedap Mobility Solutions enables people and vehicles in urban environments to swiftly and safely reach their destinations. The portfolio of Nedap Mobility Solutions comprises wireless vehicle detection sensors to assist motorists in quickly finding a parking bay and parking operators to optimise the utilisation. Moreover, city access control systems keeps pedestrians in shopping zones safe while ensuring taxis, police and ambulances can fulfill their tasks. Over the years Nedap has contributed to the optimisation of traffic flows in hundreds of cities and similar environments, such as university campuses and large airports. “There is a growing demand for traffic flow optimisation systems. However, this requires a specific set of skills, methodology and vocabulary to successfully implement these in demanding urban environments. With the introduction of Nedap Mobility Solutions, we will bring together all activities related to traffic flow optimisation in such environments. Our portfolio includes our system for wireless vehicle detection (SENSIT) and our system for city access control,” states Maarten Mijwaart, General Manager of Nedap Identification Systems. “We expect to expand and improve our systems for mobility in urban environments in the near future. The current interest in intelligent transport systems (ITS) in combination with upcoming technologies, such as the Internet of Things, offers numerous opportunities to address the mobility challenges of smart cities. We are at the dawn of a new era in which we will solve the mobility challenges of our ever growing urban environments. Nedap Mobility Solutions can contribute to this solution, with promising ITS concepts and ready-to-use products that help solve the mobility challenges of today,” says Edwin Siemerink, Proposition Manager of SENSIT. The activities related to long-range and automatic identification of vehicles and people using RFID and ANPR will remain under the scope of Nedap Identification Systems.