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Streetline Unveils Campus 2.0: Next Generation Smart Parking for Universities

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New campus packages incorporate video sensing, support for permits, dynamic wayfinding signs, new APIs to improve parking experience on campus

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetline, Inc. today unveiled a suite of next generation parking solutions for college and university campuses.  With packages available at varying price points to fit the unique needs and budgets of universities of all sizes, Streetline's new campus parking solutions build on Streetline's award-winning technology and applications, and incorporate the latest sensing, guidance and software capabilities including:

  • Camera sensing – Ideal for lots and garages, newly announced camera sensing integrates seamlessly into Streetline's suite of apps.
  • Vehicle counters via loops and gates– As part of an integrated partnership between CASE Parking Systems and Streetline, CASE loop counters seamlessly integrate into Streetline's suite of apps.
  • New filters for permits – Distinguish between student parking and visitor parking in Parker™, the award winning parking guidance app
  • Enhanced parking lot and garage icons in Parker™.
  • Dynamic messaging signs – Wayfinding signs to communicate parking availability at key areas on campus. Data flows seamlessly to update lot/garage availability on signs in real time.
  • Inbound/outbound API's – Universities can build their own custom apps with Streetline's full API suite.
  • Blackboard Integration – Launch Streetline's real-time guidance app Parker™ from within a university's Blackboard Mosaic mobile app.

"The university market is ripe for smart parking technology and with the release of the 2.0 campus solution, we are excited to present universities rich offerings that address each campus' individual set of challenges," said Zia Yusuf, President and CEO of Streetline. "The issues with mobility on a university campus parallel that of a city, making universities excellent candidates for a Streetline solution allowing universities and colleges to focus on their core mission – educating our next generation."

Three Packages to Serve Various Needs:

  • Campus Accelerator
    A turnkey solution that allows universities to take the first step towards smart parking. This solution allows universities to provide parking guidance via smartphone apps, manually publish lot availability, and replace static PDF maps with interactive web maps. Apps include: ParkEdge™, Parker™, and ParkerMap™. Campus Accelerator is priced at flat subscription fee of $4,995 per year for all garages and lots on your campus.
  • Campus Connect
    Campus Connect goes the next step in smart parking and allows universities to provide real time lot or garage occupancy data, via loop or gate counters, to the Streetline system. That data is then published via Parker™ and ParkerMap™ to easily guide students, faculty, and visitors to nearby, available parking spaces.  The Streetline apps are pre-integrated with our partner CASE Parking , a leader in garage and lot counting solutions.  Streetline apps can also connect to other Internet enabled counting systems. Apps included in this package: ParkEdge™, Parker™, and ParkerMap™. Campus Connect is priced at $150 per month per lot or garage, with a one-time $500 university activation fee.
  • Campus Insight
    Campus Insight provides university managers access to rich, 24x7x365 data and analytics to optimize parking policy and permit issuance. Motorists are guided in real-time to open spaces via dynamic signage, web, and smartphone apps.  As part of this solution, universities may implement any combination of vehicle detection sensors, loop counters or cameras to sense and record the presence of vehicles. Campus Insight includes the full Suite of Streetline applications ParkEdge™, Parker™, ParkerMap™,  ParkSight™, ParkerData™ API, and Guided Enforcement™.

The University of Mississippi has taken advantage of Campus Accelerator to introduce smart parking to campus. "The University of Mississippi recently began using the Parker app. We see this as a tool that can benefit our students in directing them to open lots," said Mike Harris, Director of Parking and Transportation at the University of Mississippi. "It is our goal is that this technology will help with reduce vehicle congestion and the frustration when finding a space."

Working with Streetline and Case Systems, East Tennessee State University is offering real time parking data to students on campus via Campus Connect. "East Tennessee State University is a forward-thinking and environmentally aware institution," said Karen King, vice provost of ETSU. "By providing real-time access to parking data, we hope to do our part in reducing vehicle emissions and increasing our students' quality of life. We couldn't be more pleased with the collaboration and the superior results we've seen so far." 

To read more about how East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is using smart parking technology on their campus visit: http://www.streetline.com/2014/08/east-tennessee-state-university-partners-case-parking-streetline-transform-campus-parking/.

For more information on the new smart parking solutions available for universities visit: http://www.streetline.com/manage-parking/for-universities/.

About Streetline, Inc.
Streetline is a leader in smart parking technology. Our vision is simple-to solve parking and make smart cities a reality. By delivering real time parking data and advanced analytics, Streetline is actively working with customers in the U.S., Canada and Europe to make the parking experience for consumers easier, while making cities, universities, and corporate campuses more efficient.

Streetline is a privately-held company headquartered in Foster City, CA. The company was named one of Fast Company's 10 Most Innovative Companies in Transportation, as well as IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year. Streetline was named Best Mobile Innovation for 'Smart Cities' for Parker at the 2013 Mobile World Congress, a Gartner 2013 Cool Company, and was recognized with the 2013 Frost & Sullivan North American Competitive Strategy Leadership Award.

For more information on Streetline visit: http://www.streetline.com. To follow Streetline on Twitter: @streetlineinc.

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