Sensors & real-time data to help solve parking issues in Vizag

Tue, 2018-12-04 15:57 -- SCC India Staff


Finding a parking spot in a busy city has always been difficult for vehicle owners. To avoid traffic snarls at prime junctions and streamline parking spots, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) will introduce smart parking application soon. The app will be in sync with low-cost sensors and real-time data that will allow users to monitor available and unavailable parking spots on the prime junctions in the city.

This apart, it will ensure more safety with the parking lot employees and security guards containing real-time IoT data that can help prevent parking violations and suspicious activity. People have to spend not only time but fuel in order to search a parking space, especially on the Beach Road, Poorna Market, Gajuwaka, NAD junction, Jagadamba, Dwaraka Nagar, Asilmeta and a few other prime junctions in the city.

According to the details available on the GVMC official website, the main aim of the smart parking project is to automate and decrease time spent manually searching for optimal parking floor, spot and even lot. Some solutions will encompass a complete suite of services such as online payments, parking time notifications and even car searching functionalities for very large lots.