PARKGENE Launches GENE Wallet and Announces GENE Debit Card

In-line with our product development roadmap we are happy to announce the launch of GENE Wallet and the addition of the GENE Card as an extension of the PARKGENE ecosystem. These offer massive growth potential for the GENE token as a means of payment for numerous types of transactions and merchants.

You can find out about the GENE wallet  here: https://parkgene.io/wallet

The launch of  the GENE Wallet and the GENE Card, comes as a result of our continuous research and development effort in making PARKGENE the standard for the next generation Parking Market and enable the GENE Token to become the primary means of payment for all automotive industry payments.

We firstly enable users to store their GENE tokens – secondly store other cryptocurrency as well as FIAT currency and to use the wallet to pay for services across the PARKGENE and the automotive industry ecosystems,  as well as spending their cryptocurrency for traditional payments of any kind.

’We are excited to launch the GENE Wallet, a powerful, convenient, and differentiated multi-cryptocurrency wallet, for iOS and Android, able to store Ether, BTC, GENE and other ERC-20 Tokens and handle credit and debit cards for FIAT transactions’’ said John Zarifis, CTO of PARKGENE, “In addition to the GENE Mobile Wallet launch, we are adding E-Money / Debit Card Functionality with the addition of the GENE Card, planned for Q3 2018, in our roadmap. Users will be able to connect their GENE wallet to a physical card through which they can buy products and services using FIAT currency. The GENE Card will provide a powerful, easy, and flexible way to exchange cryptocurrencies to FIAT by utilizing real-time dynamic algorithms to maximize the user’s Crypto currency portfolio value”.

The GENE Wallet

The GENE Wallet initial release brings a standard set of features with everything you would expect from a robust mobile wallet application.

The GENE Wallet will allow users to conveniently store, buy, and redeem GENE tokens from day 1, while Bitcoin and ETH are already integrated and their full functionality will be available before March 15.

The GENE Wallet will also establish a new high-volume acquisition channel for PARKGENE P2P Parking service and present cross selling opportunities for related automotive industry products and services through the GENE Wallet API, further increasing demand for GENE tokens across sectors.

Transactions between GENE Wallets for any cryptocurrency carry zero commission.  Additionally, GENE tokens will be the means of payment for transaction fees outside the ecosystem with 33% of these tokens being burned.

GENE Mobile Wallet v 1.0 Features

  • ERC-20 wallet for storing GENE tokens and other ERC-20 tokens, integrated in the future
  • Wallet for storing Bitcoin and Ethereum
  • Advanced security with cold-storage for all cryptocurrencies and GENE Tokens
  • Buy GENE tokens using credit/debit cards during the ICO with 50% Bonus
  • Supports buy, deposit, and withdrawal of GENE tokens (after ICO)
  • Airdrop of 50 free GENE tokens for each new user registration
  • Referral bonuses (in GENE Tokens) for community sharing actions

What to expect in future releases

  • BTC and Ethereum will be supported in the next version
    • Buy using credit/debit cards
    • Supports deposits and withdrawals
    • Cold storage
  • More cryptocurrencies supported – including ERC-20 tokens
  • GENE Debit Card
  • API / SDK to provide developers the ability to tap into the GENE wallet ecosystem as a cryptocurrency payment option. This way GENE wallet users can tap into innovative peer-to-peer and professional services in one of the most rapidly developing industrial and service sectors, the Automotive industry.
  • Exchange services for supported cryptocurrencies.

 “We are very excited that we are able to offer PARKGENE customers a world of automotive services in one convenient application. We foresee enormous growth in the smart automotive products and services space and are launching the PARKGENE wallet to better tap into this ecosystem and to take advantage of growth opportunities.”  – Louis Hatzis, CEO PARKGENE

Availability

The GENE wallet application is a mobile application available at the Google Play Store for Android devices. An IOS version is pending release in the Apple Store. The E-Money Debit Card Functionality is planned for Q3, 2018. The GENE wallet API/SDK is available Q2, 2018.

About PARKGENE
PARKGENE PTE LTD is scalable blockchain-based platform that enables drivers to book parking directly from individual parking space owners at lower prices and with increased convenience. PARKGENE’s decentralized technology creates new parking spots in already crowded cities, which now remain unutilized, by enabling not only peer-to-peer but also the seamless integration of all existing parking technology. PARKGENE is issuing the GENE token, to be used as a means of payment for parking between drivers and parking spot owners.

 

 

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​