Acer ITS' Smart Parking Meter Solution Won 'Global ICT Excellence Award - Private Sector Excellence' at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2018

CIOReview Team | Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 13:10 IST

Acer ITS Inc., a subsidiary  of Acer, one of the world's leading ICT companies, has won the ‘Global ICT Excellence Award - Private Sector Excellence’ at the “Olympics Of Global ICT Industry”-  the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2018 for its Smart Parking Meter solution . The award was announced and presented during the 22nd edition of WCIT held in India on February 19, hosted by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), India’s IT BPM industry association NASSCOM, and the Government of Telangana.

The award highlights Acer ITS’ capabilities in bringing an innovative end-to-end parking solution that offers best-in-class parking experience to the drivers and assists public and private operators to increase parking management efficiency and revenue by leveraging technology.

Expressing his delight at receiving the award, Mr. Harish Kohli, Managing Director and PresidentAcer India says, “We feel honored to be awarded with the most prestigious ICT Excellence award for our intelligent parking cloud solution. At Acer, we have always focused on innovation and have strived bringing it in all our solutions and services. This recognition is a testament to the creativity, dedication, and expertise that Acer ITS team has put in developing the real-time cloud solution for parking.”

Acer ITS’ smart parking meter solution lays a solid foundation for smart cities by vastly increasing parking management efficiency through integrated hardware and software services,” said Kenny Yu, President of Acer ITS Inc. “We’re excited that our efforts have been recognized as we continue to help governments and clients around the world build smarter cities that improve the quality of urban life.”

Smart Parking Meter Solution

The smart parking meter is a key innovation of Acer ITS’ smart parking solution developed specifically for the roadside parking segment. The solution is a combination of a full-fledged parking app, meters, and a management system that provides unparalleled experience for users and real business benefit to parking lot operators.

Less time finding parking space, less emission, greener city

The drivers can find real-time availability data collected by Acer smart parking meter and parking rate through Acer Parking App on their mobile phone.  The App also provide Navigation feature that suggested the best route to the destination. Time saved, efficiency increased, less traffic and carbon emission, which in return give us a greener, healthier living environment

Less labor cost, fewer human errors, automatically fee calculation and collection, more revenue turnover

Parking tickets issued by manpower and then collected by various service channels is costly and sometimes runs the risk of human errors and time waste.  Acer Smart Parking Meter can detect instantly when the car in or out of parking space, and start counting parking fee right after the car is parked.  A better and more efficient parking space and rate management results a better ROI for roadside parking operators

Multiple payment method, easy checkout, save time

The driver and choose to pay by touch the display and select different payment methods embedded on Acer Smart Parking Meter, or just pay the fee through Acer Parking App and simply leave.