Published: October 21, 2014 | United States
ParkMe, the provider of real-time parking information has announced it will provide Microsoft Corp. parking data to be integrated into Bing.
“Bing’s goal is to help people search less and get more done. By delivering ParkMe’s information into the Bing search experience, we aim to make it easier for people to get things done in the real-world faster.” – Stefan Weitz, Senior Director, Bing
ParkMe’s information offers access to smart parking tools with the ability to seamlessly find nearby parking, check real time availability, and pre-pay for parking spaces across the globe. Additionally, ParkMe displays locations and parking information such as rates, hours of operation, occupancy, entry points and payment types.
Automakers and navigation providers continue to add smart parking technologies to new products. Parking intelligence has become a necessary enhancement to the navigation industry. This agreement is a parking industry milestone and establishes ParkMe as the leader in the dissemination of parking search and payment to users.
“With this partnership, we will make parking a more seamless and less stressful endeavor for millions of users. This is a significant milestone in ParkMe’s evolution, as a partnership with Microsoft speaks to ParkMe’s expansive global coverage and distribution.” – Alex Israel, ParkMe COO