Pisa, October 20th, 2017
The partnership between Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys is getting stronger with a new cooperation on smart parking projects in Germany
Park and Joy in Germany
Park and Joy is the solution by T-Systems, a multinational of ICT services of the Deutsche Telekom group, one of the leading IT companies in Europe, which allows 100% digital management of the entire parking process, from the search for parking spaces to reservation and payment. The system is fully integrated with existing control systems and is valid both for on-street and off-street parking areas.
A first version was launched in October 2017 in the city of Hamburg with functionality for paying parking in over 11,000 bays. Starting in 2018, Park & Joy will be progressively enriched with a series of value-added services to offer users a unique and integrated user experience. Furthermore, the app is also expected to be activated in Bonn, Darmstadt, Dortmund, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Moers.
The technological core of Park and Joy
Kiunsys has been selected by T-Systems to provide the enabling and technological components of Park and Joy.
INES Cloud is the back-office system that governs the management of users, tariffs and transactions: it allows city officers to enter and update the various parking rates active in the city, according to the tariff areas established by municipal regulations, while enabling payments via credit card or telephone credit. In addition, the cities have a dashboard with statistics and reports on the payments made and, thanks to specific APIs, the information on the parking tickets purchased by the users are transmitted correctly to the law enforcement officers.
At the front-end level, Kiunsys also developed, starting from the experience gained with Tap & Park, two completely new iOS and Android mobile apps. Particular attention was paid to the creation of the user interface, studied by the T-Systems team after a detailed analysis of the state of the art, to make the user experience as simple as possible, and to minimize the interactions necessary to pay, terminate or extend the parking.