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?Compliance Technology, Smart Cities
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.
DCA’s Jason Marks recognised as a finalist in the 2021 Parking Industry AwardsNews
Database Consultants Australia’s (DCA) Jason Marks has been recognised as a finalist in the category of Parking Young Achievers.
DCA Recognised as Finalist in the 2021 Parking Industry AwardsNews
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.
DCA Cities COO Greg Tsigounis weighs in on why parking sensors are not all made equalCompliance Technology, Smart Cities
Creating liveable, sustainable cities is a major challenge for many municipalities. Finite parking spaces necessitates the need to more accurately account for and manage parking in an accessible and equitable manner.
DCA looks forward to supporting Brisbane and Queensland in preparation for the 2032 OlympicsNews
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.
Auckland Transport and DCA’s partnership goes from strength to strengthSmart Cities, News
Auckland Transport has recently awarded Database Consultants Australia (DCA) a five year contract extension to continue delivering its integrated parking management system.
Can COVID recovery deliver clean, equitable and Smarter Cities?Smart 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 progression
DCA appoints Mike Smith as Chief Executive Officer- DCA CitiesNews
Database Consultants Australia (DCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Smith as the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer- DCA Cities.
Town of Cottesloe selects DCA Cities to deliver Integrated Parking Management SystemNews
An integrated parking management system to improve parking at Cottesloe will be delivered by Database Consultants Australia (DCA), after being awarded a five year contract following a competitive tender process.
A brief history of contactless parking paymentsSmart Cities
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.
The rise in contactless payment; from convenience to protectionSmart Cities
Contactless payment is not a new concept, in fact it has made life a little easier for most Australians since it was first made available here approximately thirteen years ago.
DCA achieves PCI-DSS certification for data security while processing 20M transactionsNews
DCA has achieved PCI-DSS certification for the 8th consecutive year. Our accreditation includes Service Provider at the highest level (Level 1) as well as Merchant accreditation.
Which is better: a Smart City that adapts to our needs or a Smart City that helps us re-prioritise our needs?Smart Cities
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.
DCA Cities selected to deliver Randwick City Council’s Smart Parking Solutions ProjectNews
An integrated smart parking package to make parking easier at Coogee Beach will be delivered by Database Consultants Australia (DCA), after recently being appointed by Randwick City Council following a competitive tender process and assessment.