SOURCE: Digital Payment Technologies

Digital Payment Technologies

May 16, 2011 00:01 ET

Digital Payment Technologies Launches LUKE II Multi-Space Parking Pay Station

New Pay Station Offers Updated Security Features and Will Support Contactless Payment Transactions

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - Digital Payment Technologies (http://www.digitalpaytech.com) (DPT), a leading supplier of parking technology and solutions, today introduced the LUKE II multi-space parking pay station, which offers a variety of features to enhance physical security, improve monitoring and reporting, and increase consumer convenience and satisfaction. LUKE II will also support payments using contactless credit cards and near-field communications (NFC) enabled mobile devices.

Built for both on- and off-street environments, and with an open architechture and a modular design, the LUKE II pay station gives municipalities, parking operators and universities a cost-effective way to manage their parking operations. The flexible LUKE II pay station can be customized to meet the specific needs of public and priviate operators and evolve over time without costly hardware upgrades as those needs change. Designed for easy integration with technologies and services from parking industry partners, LUKE II enables the implementation of best-in-class parking solutions.

Key LUKE II features for public and private operators include:

  • Modular and flexible construction: Simplifies maintenance and makes future upgrades quick and easy to install.
  • Advanced, real-time communication: Provides reports, alarms, real-time credit card authorization, remote rate management and over-the-air pay station configuration.
  • Separate maintenance and collection compartments: Enhances security, collections efficiency and audit abilities.
  • Multiple operational modes: Supports Pay-and-Display, Pay-by-Space and Pay-by-License Plate parking modes.
  • Enhanced locking mechanism and electronic lock support: Offers doors with improved security and access control, and sensors that provide alerts to the Enterprise Management System (EMS) regarding activity with doors and currency collection canisters.

In addition to the many benefits for those managing pay stations, the LUKE II increases convenience and ease-of-use for consumers. The distinctive and easily recognizable design of LUKE II means that consumers always will know where to pay for parking. Once at the pay station, the intuitive user interface makes the payment process simple, with multiple payment options offering additional convenience.

Key LUKE II features for consumers:

  • Contactless payments: Supports payments made with contactless credit cards and NFC mobile phones. Other payment options include: coins, bills, credit cards, smart cards, value cards, coupons and Pay-by-Phone.
  • 38-Key alphanumeric keypad: Allows for easy navigation and insertion of license plate information for the Pay-by-License Plate operational mode.
  • Coin escrow: Refunds consumers' money when a transaction is cancelled.

DPT will be demonstrating the new LUKE II pay station at the International Parking Institute Conference and Expo in Pittsburgh, Pa., from May 22-25. For more information on the expo, visit http://www.parking.org/meetings--events/ipi-conference--expo.aspx

About Digital Payment Technologies
Digital Payment Technologies (DPT) is an innovative leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of electronic pay stations, management software, and online services for the parking industry. DPT products provide complete financial tracking, control, and reporting on parking revenue collected by cities, municipalities, universities, parking management companies, private operators, and national parks, from customer payment through to bank deposit. For more information visit: http://www.digitalpaytech.com

Contact Information

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    Chris Warfield
    Sterling Communications for Digital Payment Technologies
    206-388-5758
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