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Accelerate: Parking Innovation Takes Center Stage at PIE 2024, w/ Kevin Uhlenhaker
Episode 111th March 2024 • All Things Parking with Dani and John • John D. Conway, Dani Crain
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How can parking operators optimize their technology and operations? 

In this episode, Kevin Uhlenhaker of SLS Insights and your hosts Dani Crain and John D. Conway get into:

* Accelerate, a parking pitch competition that will be held at Parking Industry Expo (PIE) 2024.

* Kevin co-founding a parking management platform back in 2013 that was later sold to T2 Systems. 

* The evolution of parking enforcement software.

* The importance of a "parking dictionary" for standardizing terminology across different software platforms.

* How customers were initially skeptical of camera enforcement but have since become more comfortable with it. 

* The future of the parking industry, with a focus on AI and entrepreneurship.

* Kevin believes that innovation is necessary to push the industry forward and improve customer service.

* Kevin explains that the Accelerate program will be at this year’s PIE show (the Parking Industry Expo), where judges and mentors will help companies refine their pitches. The program is designed to help companies reach the next level of success in the industry, regardless of their size or funding.

* The exposure and potential investment opportunities for the top six companies in the parking industry Accelerator program.

* Potential partnerships with companies in the mobility industry, including those that are big in Europe but not in the US.

* Operators moving towards in-house technology to add value and differentiate themselves from competitors.

* How operators must adapt to market changes and new technologies to remain relevant.

* Autonomous vehicles and intermodal transportation.

Thanks to our guest, Kevin Uhlenhaker of SLS Insights: 

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Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this show: 

* Parking Revenue Recovery Services (PRRS), bringing you a new standard in parking compliance: 

* Asura Technologies, an automated license plate recognition (ALPR) and video analytics company: 

* Parking Whisperer: 

* Conway Parking

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