The future of way finding signage is flexible.
Up to 30% of congestion is caused by people looking for parking spaces* and precinct signage that can display wayfinding and parking bay availability data accurately and in real time not only contributes to cutting the emissions that this congestion and circling creates, it also immediately improves the customer experience.
Park Agility's Cloud-based solutions, ability to integrate with existing systems and options for communicating means that data can be collected from multiple car park sites - both indoors and outdoors - and shared to signage located at decision points throughout a car park to assist motorists.
Static signage is no longer the only option, with closer pitched and more capable signs that offer numerous pieces of information optimising the investment in parking technologies. As the video shows, this sign located in Bankstown Sports Club's car park incorporates bay availability numbers, parking categories (EV and disabled), directional arrows and a ticker-tape style dynamic message. Easily edited, the messaging can include club marketing and promotions, community safety messages or anything else an operations team may wish to share with their customers.
When it comes to signage, Park Agility's motto is simple: any size, any content, anywhere.
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* JamesBuczkowski, Ford’s Director of Electrical and Electronics Systems Research andAdvanced Engineering. Cited by Biggs, T. (2015). Sydney Morning Herald.
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