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How Does Paid Parking Benefit a City?

How Does Paid Parking Benefit a City?

Paid parking is a critical, but often underappreciated, element of a city, town, or municipality’s infrastructure. While free parking is often viewed by city officials and residents as a basic public good, it also encourages motorists to park beyond posted time...

What Key Benefits are Offered in Smart Cities?

What Key Benefits are Offered in Smart Cities?

Cities around the world are becoming Smarter, implementing initiatives that promote greener and safer urban environments, cleaner air and water, Smart Parking, and efficient public services.  These Smart Cities are on a mission to promote economic growth and...

Smart City Planning 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Smart City Planning 101: A Beginner’s Guide

There’s no question that we’re living in a smarter world than ever before, as innovations ranging from smartphones and household appliances, to traffic management software and in-vehicle payments (https://www.ipsgroupinc.com/products/vehicle-detection/) for parking...

How to Choose the Right Enforcement and Permitting Vendor

How to Choose the Right Enforcement and Permitting Vendor

During these uncertain times, it can be difficult for cities to make big decisions that directly impact their enforcement and permitting operations. Whether you’re unhappy with your current provider, disappointed by your provider’s unmet promises, or considering...

A Guide to Smart City Technology

A Guide to Smart City Technology

With the advent of wireless technology, city planners have long envisioned Smart Cities where everything is seamlessly integrated and working together to minimize the hassles of city life. This now raises the question, what is a Smart City? Today, Smart Cities use...

Smart Cities: Is Yours One of Them?

Smart Cities: Is Yours One of Them?

view to downtown Los Angeles Its definition can vary depending on the city’s level of sustainable development, resources, and infrastructure. A Smart City in the U.S., for example, may differ from a Smart City in Spain. Regardless of location, a Smart City is...

3 Reasons to Upgrade to Contactless Smart Meters

3 Reasons to Upgrade to Contactless Smart Meters

In today’s technologically-savvy world, customers expect things to get done quickly and efficiently. This includes paying for products and services such as gas, groceries and healthcare. As industries adapt to today’s uncertain times, companies are looking to create a...

Mobile is the Way Forward

Mobile is the Way Forward

In recent years we’ve seen the advent of some amazing technologies, more notably the advent of the mobile phone which has been connected to the greater Internet via data streams, Wi-Fi hotspots, etc.

Simply, mobile is the way forward….

IPS Group to Showcase Innovation Studio at ICMA 2018

IPS Group to Showcase Innovation Studio at ICMA 2018

At the 2018 ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD, IPS Group will showcase its state-of-the-art innovation, future-proofed and scalable to meet the needs of Smart Parking programs and cities of any size. Come to booth #213 and spin the wheel to win one...