Parking meters

Parking meters

Whether you need a ticket machine to accept your local currency or process payments via Alipay, our world-leading parking technology can be tailored to your needs.

Parking meters

Improve customer experience with world-leading parking technology

Designed and made in New Zealand, our parking technology and devices are supplied to parking providers all over the world. They are all built to the same modular design, which enables them to be easily reconfigured in the field from one mode of operation to another.

 

  • Easy to integrate - Link all your terminals via a central management system
  • Easy to update – Make tariff and other changes instantly via over-the-air programming
  • Easy to use – World's most user-friendly interface according to the User Experience Alliance (UXAlliance)
  • Real-time reporting – Report all system events via online application, email or SMS in real-time 24/7
  • Modular design – Terminals can be easily reconfigured in the field at any time
  • Future-proofed – Integrate existing and future components via our published application programming interface (API)
  • Fast credit card processing – 'Always on' internet connection enables an average credit card processing time of 3 seconds
  • Proven reliability – Thousands of Metro units operating in often challenging environmental conditions throughout New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada, Ireland, and the UK
  • Low TCO – Best of breed, industry standard parts ensure reliability, standardisation, and contestable pricing
  • Flexible customer payment – Coins, banknotes, fast online credit card transactions, EFTPOS, mobile phone and Near Field Communications (NFC)


Metro parking meters

Our Metropolis range comes in three variants to suit all parking configurations.

Metro Pay & Display 

This multi-space ticketing system allows customers to pay for parking time in advance. The terminal prints a ticket for the dashboard of the customer's vehicle. 

  • Easy to manage – All machines are linked to a central database for management and monitoring of machine status, performance, maintenance, cash collections, occupancy, auditing and revenue reconciliations. 
  • Proven reliable – Metro Pay & Display machines are installed throughout New Zealand (over 95% of on-street parking meters in NZ are Metros) and at parking sites in Australia, USA, Canada, Ireland and the UK. 

Metro Pay by Space 

With this ticketless system, the customer enters the unique number or letter details of their parking space or bay at the parking terminal. 

  • Real time monitoring – linked in real time to a central enforcement database for tracking
  • Responsive – All terminals push data in real time to EziCom, our central cloud management system, which can be viewed on any browser, tablet or smart device or integrated through our published API to enable automated enforcement
  • Easy to upgrade – Can be integrated with third-party sensors allowing real-time enforcement via mobile devices, and can also be integrated with third-party guidance systems for real-time space availability
  • Flexible – Can function as Pay & Display terminals by issuing a ticket showing how much time the customer has paid for
  • User-friendly - User-friendly terminals incorporate easy-to-follow on-screen instructions

MetroLite Parking Meters 

The MetroLite is the latest addition to the Metropolis range of parking terminals. It has been designed to bridge the gap between the traditional cash/ticket meters and emerging meter-less/ticketless technologies such as smartphone payment apps. 

Features 

  • Ticketless multi-space parking meter
  • Pay By Space (PBS) or Pay By Plate (PBP)
  • Large LCD back-lit display 
  • Large easy-to-use interface with tactile feedback (43 button PBP, 16 button PBS) 
  • Automatic user interface back-lighting for night use 
  • Fully EMV compliant 
  • Accepts all major credit and debit cards 
  • Accepts NFC payments (card, smartphone, watch) 
  • Dual SIM wireless real-time communications 
  • 2.5W solar panel on top and 3 x 7W solar panels on the sides 
  • Electronic key access 
  • Corrosion resistant housing 
  • 2 x diagnostic/status LEDs 

Benefits 

  • Pay and walk away – There's no need to return to the vehicle to display a ticket as MetroLite and Metropolis allow payment and top-up for a plate/space at any meter so operators can install fewer meters further apart
  • Mix and match technologies to suit – MetroLite has the same user experience as the standard Metropolis meter so can easily be installed alongside the full Metropolis meter - allows parking operators to transition to cashless and ticketless meter technology that compliments the new smartphone apps
  • Save on consumables with eReceipt – MetroLite and Metropolis can deliver eReceipts for web download for customers who need a physical receipt
  • Lower maintenance and service costs – No ticket jams! MetroLite works seamlessly with EziCom cloud management system
  • Easy installation – New or existing parking meter pole

MetroLite Plus

The MetroLite Plus can harvest an extra 33% solar power over the standard MetroLite and accepts both cash and credit/debit card/NFC payments.

Features 

  • Ticketless multi-space parking meter 
  • Pay By Space (PBS) or Pay By Plate (PBP) 
  • Large LCD back-lit display 
  • Large easy to use user interface with tactile feedback (43 button PBP, 16 button PBS) 
  • Automatic user interface back-lighting for night use 
  • Fully EMV compliant 
  • Accepts coins and all major credit and debit cards 
  • Accepts NFC payments (card, smartphone, watch) 
  • Dual SIM wireless realtime communications 
  • 1 x 2.5W solar panel on top & 5 x 7W solar panels on the sides 
  • Electronic key access 
  • Corrosion resistant housing 

Benefits 

  • Pay and walk away – No need to return to the vehicle to display a ticket. MetroLite and Metropolis allow payment and top-up for a plate/space at any meter so operators can install fewer meters further apart. 
  • Mix and match technologies to suit – MetroLite has the same user experience as the standard Metropolis meter so can easily be installed alongside the full Metropolis meter. MetroLite allows parking operators to transition to cashless and ticketless meter technology that compliments the new smartphone apps. 
  • Save on consumables with eReceipt – MetroLite and Metropolis can deliver eReceipts for web download for customers who need a physical receipt. 
  • Lower maintenance and service costs – No ticket jams! MetroLite works seamlessly with EziCom cloud management system. 
  • Easy installation – new or existing parking meter pole. 


Real-time monitoring

Our ticketless system allows the customer to enter their license plate at the terminal. Can be configured to print a ticket for dashboard display to avoid ticket pass-back. 

  • Real-time monitoring– Linked in real-time to a central enforcement database for tracking
  • Responsive – All terminals push data in real-time to EziCom2, our central management system, which can be viewed on any browser, tablet,or smart device or integrated through our published API to enable automated enforcement
  • Easy to upgrade – Can be integrated with a third-party enforcement scheme such as License Plate Recognition (LPR) cameras
  • Flexible – can function as Pay & Display terminal by issuing a ticket for displaying on the dashboard, preventing ticket pass-backs
  • Proven – We installed the largest Metro Pay by Plate site in the world for Brisbane City Council in 2009. The site uses more than 1000 Metro Pay by Plate terminals to control more than 20,000 spaces.
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