Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. has completed deployment of a CBRS-enabled, Smart Parking pilot application for citizens of Dublin, Ohio. The trial, which is part of the broader Connected Dublin initiative, aims to improve local business success and lower carbon emissions by measuring and analyzing parking patterns and making those insights visible to community leaders and residents.
"The Smart Parking application will provide real-time parking lot occupancy to residents and visitors, allowing better customer access to local businesses, and lower drive times," said Doug McCollough, chief information officer at the City of Dublin, Ohio. "Through technology and infrastructure delivered by Fujitsu, we are exploring new ways to keep our citizens connected."
During the pilot, the City has discovered an additional, unexpected benefit of the Smart Parking application: They can measure the impacts of quarantine guidelines due to COVID-19. The data, including number of cars and duration of visits, have been invaluable to local government and businesses alike.
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