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
Digitalising parking management – how councils can take another step in delivering connected cities
As the digitalisation wave impacts all customer experiences, centralised parking management can help bring community connection into the new centuryRead more
Covid-19 reshaped the way we use our citiesRead more
QR Codes and Phishing: as technology gains popularity, scammers are never far behind.Read more
DCA awarded ISO 27001 certification
Database Consultants Australia (DCA) is pleased to announce we have been awarded ISO 27001 certification, the international standard that describes best practices for an ISMS (Information Security Management System). This builds on our long-established PCI-DSS certification, expanding the depth and breadth of our security practices.Read more
DCA Cities selected to deliver the City of Stonnington’s Integrated Parking ManagementRead more
Parking sensors can lower greenhouse gas emissionsRead more
Horses for courses: which parking sensor for which application?
In Australia, we see two major sensor technologies at work in car parks and street side parking: sensors that use infrared and sensors that use magnetometers.Read more
DCA Recognised as Finalist in the 2021 Parking Industry AwardsRead 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 Olympics
The International Olympic Committee has named Brisbane and greater Queensland the host city for the 2032 Olympic Games. This is a decision that will see the eyes of the whole world turn to Brisbane and surrounding regions, creating a rare and valuable opportunity to showcase the city at its finest.Read more
City of Sydney trusts PinForceRead more
Auckland Transport and DCA’s partnership goes from strength to strengthRead more
Can COVID recovery deliver clean, equitable and Smarter Cities?
For over a century, humans have come to associate more cars, more machines and more industry in motion as a signal of economic progress. In the past decade, the increase of Mobility as a service (MaaS) has played a huge role in driving both economic and social progressionRead more
PayStay reaches 1 Million User MilestoneRead 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.