As an important part of the Ministry of Construction "digital city" application planning, smart parking system is an emerging field in China and it is a symbol of the modernization of urban traffic management. The rational use of roadside parking system has a broad market prospect of traffic dispersion, appearance of the city improvement, public order improvement and increasing the financial revenue of the government.
Smart parking system can improve the effective utilization of parking spaces and reduce the time-consuming for drivers looking for free parking spaces which will surely be an effective and simple measure to alleviate the contradiction between supply and demand of "parking difficulties" and also will be of great usage in resolving road traffic congestion, reducing traffic accidents and enhance the road capacity.
Smart parking system integrates many functions such as vehicle management, parking space management, automatic billing, multi-channel rapid payment, invoice print and data storage. It seamlessly connects with the business system to better serve the urban traffic management and planning provide data support. To reduce the management cost and labor intensity while effectively solving the problems of parking disorder and provide strong support for the subsequent urban development.