PARKGURU subsidiary plans ICO to tap into Peer-to-Peer “Airbnb like” Parking

PARKGURU, the Award Winning Parking Platform, is expanding into P2P “Airbnb like” Parking operations driven by Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Payments.

PARKGURU is planning an Initial Coin Offering through its Singapore based Subsidiary “PARKGENE PTE Ltd” which will run from December 2017 to February 2018.

More news to follow on https://parkgene.io

PARKGURU wins award at the Mobile Excellence Awards

As part of the Mobile Excellence Awards ceremony, organized on September 19 in Athens, PARKGURU won the prize in the “Mobile Transport and Navigation” category for the innovative mobile application PARKGURU.

The implementation of PARKGURU is an innovative and unique service in the Greek market. Through an application for iOS and Android mobile devices, PARKGURU customers can find parking fast and cheaply in Greece and Cyprus.

Through PARKGURU, drivers can book a parking space at the closest and cheaper parking area in the area they want to park and have full control over the costs as they know the exact price beforehand.

PARKGURU is a “smart” application that is constantly learns from the use of drivers. Combined with Artificial Intelligence and information from other sources (eg weather, holidays, etc.), it is able to offer drivers the best place to park their car.

Voice search is available in 21 languages, where the wizard clicks on the app’s microphone, tells its destination, and the app shows a list of parking areas in the area, allowing the driver to compare, book and pay for parking in just a few steps

PARKGURU works with garage owners and municipalities with the ability to cover unsold parking spaces to increase their revenue while helping to reduce congestion and pollution. It cooperates with more than 100 parking spaces in Athens, Athens, Thessaloniki, Piraeus and Cyprus, offering significant discounts in these locations.

Ilias Hatzis, Chief Marketing Officer of PARKGURU, said: “This award confirms the vision and orientation of the company towards innovation. We thank the organizers, judges and especially our team, who with its intensive work has created the best application for parking. ”

Today, through PARKGURU, drivers have access to book more than 15,000 parking spaces in Greece, nationwide coverage, daily 24-hour support, free bookings / cancellations, price comparisons and surprise-free parking. At the same time, PARKGURU offers information on millions of parking spaces across Europe and America.

About PARKGURU
PARKURU Ltd is a young, innovative company driven by the passion for technology and customer satisfaction. Its team of more than 30 people has accumulated experience in the field of mobile cloud technology and parking.
PARKGURU offers the most advanced omni-channel Park-Booking service in the world today, approaching both the driver and the parking operator needs.
PARKGURU’s goal is international growth, for which it has already set a strong foundation, with the application offering today detailed information on millions of parking spaces located in Europe and North America.

PARKGURU adds a new Social Login feature and Online Booking

The award-winning application PARKGURU, the best app of the year at the Mobile Connected World Conference 2017, upgraded its features by adding Social Login and Online Reservation capabilities. Now, drivers will be able to connect quickly and easily with the application from their mobiles through social networks (Google, Facebook). Also drivers who have not downloaded iOS or Android apps will be able to make bookings using a browser from computers, mobiles and tablets.

The ability of consumers to use their identity from social networks to sign up and connect to applications is critical, as Facebook had 2 billion monthly active users in the second quarter of 2017. With the new version of PARKGURU, drivers can connect with the app by using their favorite Facebook or Google accounts. They will also be able to sign up with their email account or their mobile number. The new feature brings to the drivers the ease of social signups with PARKGURU native apps, with the confidence of data verification.

Also, for all drivers who want the convenience of their computer, they now have the option to make parking reservations from home or office to airports, harbors and the center of Athens and Thessaloniki using a simple web browser. At https://parkguru.com, they will be able to search, compare prices and make reservations for parking. The new feature is accessible from any device (computer, mobile or tablet) using a browser such as Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox.

“The new features to PARKGURU’s application gives drivers a very easy way to connect and find parking spaces. The new features allow PARKGURU to create more authentic relationships with drivers, understanding their preferences and discovering how they like to interact, “said Zois Siogas, Director of Sales at PARKGURU.

Today, through PARKGURU, drivers have access to more than 10,000 parking spaces in Greece, country-wide coverage, daily 24-hour support, free bookings / cancellations, price comparisons and set fees without any surprises. At the same time, PARKGURU offers information for millions of parking spaces throughout Europe and North America.

About PARKGURU
PARKURU Ltd is a young, innovative company driven by the passion for technology and customer satisfaction. Its team of more than 30 people has accumulated experience in the field of mobile cloud technology and parking.
PARKGURU offers the most advanced omni-channel Park-Booking service in the world today, approaching both the driver and the parking operator needs.
PARKGURU’s goal is international growth, for which it has already set a strong foundation, with the application offering today detailed information on millions of parking spaces located in Europe and North America.

www.parkguru.com

PARKGURU participates in the Municipality of Trikala “Smart City” program

PARKGURU, as part of the of the Smart City pilot project implemented by the Municipality of Trikala, participated by contributing its know-how to IOT (internet of things) parking technologies. The results of the project were presented at a special meeting that took place on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Trikala.

Trikala has the distinction of the first “Smart City” in Greece, making use of advanced technologies that improve the everyday life of its citizens.

Smart parking management will initially cover 45 parking spaces and places for people with disabilities. Through the implementation of PARKGURU technology, citizens will be able to locate free parking, billing, payment, and rewards, while the City will be able to track in real-time parking locations use, through PARKGURU’s advanced reporting and policing applications. Drivers will be informed of available free parking spaces, and if the selected location is occupied by another driver, they will be notified and will automatically be routed to the nearest available parking space.

There will be significant benefits to citizens and the municipality from the implementation of PARKGURU’s technology. First of all, it will improve the standard of living, since the citizens of Trikala will carry out their daily tasks more quickly, while they are urged to use their vehicle with caution. In addition, it is expected to contribute in reducing parking time, relieving traffic and reducing environmental footprint, as it will reduce gas emissions.

“We are particularly pleased to have had the opportunity to contribute to the work done in Trikala. With the smart parking system, the driver will be able to know that there is a free parking space saving time and stress. In addition, the Municipality, can draw on the findings from the analysis of parking data, and will be able to make improvements in the city center”, said Giannis Ramphos, COO of the company.

About PARKGURU

PARKURU Ltd is a young, innovative company driven by the passion for technology and customer satisfaction. Its team of more than 30 people has accumulated experience in the field of mobile cloud technology and parking.
PARKGURU offers the most advanced omni-channel Park-Booking service in the world today, approaching both the driver and the parking operator needs.
PARKGURU’s goal is international growth, for which it has already set a strong foundation, with the application offering today detailed information on millions of parking spaces located in Europe and North America.

www.parkguru.com​

PARKGURU Adds Voice Search to its App

 

May 30, 2018

 

PARKGURU lets you find a parking space using your voice.

PARKGURU’s mobile app is designed to help driver find, book and pay for parking easily and quickly. Now with the new updated version of the app for iOS and Android, drivers can search for parking using their voice in 21 different languages.
The new voice search functionality is simple. All drivers need to do is click on the microphone in the app, say their destination and the app returns a list of available parking locations, allowing drivers to compare, reserve and pay for their parking spot in a couple of steps.
«Our goal at PARKGURU is to make your parking experience, easy, safe and effective using voice technology. Our plans for the future include adding more voice functionality that will give drivers more options to asking questions using their voice, like “Where have I parked my car” or “What is the closest parking to my favorite restaurant” said Nikos Skondreas, CEO at PARKGURU.

About PARKGURU
PARKURU Ltd is a young, innovative company driven by the passion for technology and customer satisfaction. Its team of more than 30 people has accumulated experience in the field of mobile cloud technology and parking.
PARKGURU offers the most advanced omni-channel Park-Booking service in the world today, approaching both the driver and the parking operator needs.
PARKGURU’s goal is international growth, for which it has already set a strong foundation, with the application offering today detailed information on millions of parking spaces located in Europe and North America.

www.parkguru.com​