Welcome to a smarter future
Imagine living in a city that improves your quality of life as it grows in both landmass and population. That is a Smart City and that’s what DCA makes possible today.
Put simply, we make life better as cities get bigger. People use our technology, data and services to make informed decisions about how to live better and do more with less.
That’s what we call a smart future.
Our latest Innovation
IMaaS- Infringement Management as a Service
Infringement Management as a Service, or IMaaS, is a compliance management technology solution that delivers end-to-end processing of infringements. Improve your customer service and streamline your infringement management
Parking sensors can lower greenhouse gas emissions
To the public, parking sensors are most commonly associated with their role in data collection and in supporting parking officers. But their use in smart cities projects for wayfinding can materially reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with parking behaviour.Read more
Horses for courses: which parking sensor for which application?Read more
DCA’s Jason Marks recognised as a finalist in the 2021 Parking Industry AwardsRead more
DCA Recognised as Finalist in the 2021 Parking Industry Awards
Database Consultants Australia (DCA) has been recognised as a finalist in the category of Excellence in Technology and Innovation – On STREET for Real Time Infringements Project in the 2021 Parking Industry Awards.Read more
DCA Cities COO Greg Tsigounis weighs in on why parking sensors are not all made equalRead more
DCA looks forward to supporting Brisbane and Queensland in preparation for the 2032 OlympicsRead more
City of Sydney trusts PinForce
City of Sydney has awarded Database Consultants Australia (DCA) with a 3+2 year contract extension to enhance and support PinForce Mobile and PinForce CityWide, the industry’s leading compliance technology.Read more
Auckland Transport and DCA’s partnership goes from strength to strengthRead more
Can COVID recovery deliver clean, equitable and Smarter Cities?Read more
PayStay reaches 1 Million User Milestone
Database Consultants Australia, Australia’s leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions announced PayStay has reached the 1 million user milestone.Read more
DCA appoints Mike Smith as Chief Executive Officer- DCA CitiesRead more
Town of Cottesloe selects DCA Cities to deliver Integrated Parking Management SystemRead more
A brief history of contactless parking payments
A lot of us are fans of contactless payment systems now. In fact, the RBA reports that in 2019 around half of all in-person payments were made by ‘tapping’ a debit or credit card on a card terminal, part of an ongoing trend towards what some commentators predict will be a completely cashless society.Read more
The rise in contactless payment; from convenience to protectionRead more
DCA achieves PCI-DSS certification for data security while processing 20M transactionsRead more
Which is better: a Smart City that adapts to our needs or a Smart City that helps us re-prioritise our needs?
Dealing with the unknown is perhaps the greatest challenge facing humanity in 2020. Infrastructure at every level is being challenged. The value of data, resource allocation and predictive data mapping is beyond measure as we deal with issues that stretch governments, citizens and business like never before.Read more
PayStay on the mapRead more
DCA Cities selected to deliver Randwick City Council’s Smart Parking Solutions ProjectRead more
Smart City Mobility Solutions
DCA are leaders and continuous innovators at the forefront of Smart City Mobility Solutions. Our clients have access to technology, data and systems that help them make informed decisions to maximise the use of limited resources like land, parking spaces and roads, and minimise wasted time, cost and delays.