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Tighe & Bond Acquires WorldTech Engineering

January 03, 2023


Tighe & Bond Acquires WorldTech Engineering




Westfield, Massachusetts, January 3, 2023 – Tighe & Bond, a Northeast leader in engineering, design, and environmental consulting, announces it has acquired eastern Massachusetts-based WorldTech Engineering (WorldTech), a full-service transportation and civil engineering firm.

This strategic acquisition aligns with the firm’s vision of being a trusted advisor by offering clients a comprehensive, single-source solution to their engineering, design, and environmental science needs. The addition of WorldTech’s staff bolsters Tighe & Bond’s transportation services across a complementary client base.

Tighe & Bond’s current offices in eastern Massachusetts offices are now augmented by WorldTech’s Woburn office, bringing the total number of offices to 13 across Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Maine.

Tighe & Bond President and CEO Bob Belitz said, “We believe this expanded transportation practice gives us additional opportunity to support our client base given current and forecasted needs for transportation infrastructure improvements. WorldTech’s business model complements our existing capabilities and aligns with our client-focused approach. We welcome this talented team to our firm.”

Richard Benevento, WorldTech’s founder, added, “We recognized our two highly accomplished firms would be stronger together as we continue our mission to be a personal and committed transportation partner. We look forward to expanding our client base throughout the Northeast and providing new opportunities for our employees.”

About WorldTech Engineering (now branded as Tighe & Bond)

Since its founding in 2009, WorldTech worked to provide personalized professional transportation engineering services, including civil/site, traffic, planning, roadway/highway, and asset management. The firm has a strong track record of successfully assisting municipalities find ways to advance infrastructure improvements through federal and state funding.

About Tighe & Bond

Tighe & Bond is an employee-owned, regional consulting firm in the Northeast, specializing in water and wastewater, transportation, and building services engineering; site planning and design; landscape architecture; and environmental science. By focusing on bright ideas, green strategies and clear solutions, the Tighe & Bond team develops creative, collaborative solutions to complex challenges.

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Parker Technology Partners with Regina International Airport & Platinum Parking to Improve the Airport Parking Experience

January 03, 2023

Parker Technology Partners with Regina International Airport & Platinum Parking to Improve the Airport Parking Experience




Indianapolis, IN (January 3rd, 2023) — Parker Technology has partnered with Regina International Airport (YQR) and Platinum Parking Canada, the Airport’s selected parking operator, to provide customer support in their parking facilities. With Parker Technology’s customer service solution, travelers can quickly reach a customer service representative if they experience problems when entering, exiting, or paying for parking.

“Delivering an exceptional customer experience is our top priority at YQR. Parker Technology gives us the peace-of-mind knowing that all customers will be receiving prompt, quality service, no matter the time of day.” said Justin Reves, Manager, Customer Experience and Marketing, Regina Airport Authority.

The Airport is using Parker Technology’s support, in which their customer service team is quickly and efficiently answering all service calls.

Additionally, for this project the Airport is utilizing Parker Technology’s API integration with TIBA. This allows customer service representatives to seamlessly troubleshoot misread tickets and calculate and push appropriate fees to the devices, thereby increasing revenue collection and getting motorists on their way.

“We’re delighted that Regina International Airport has partnered with us to deliver a better customer experience to their parking customers,” said Brian Wolff, President & CEO of Parker Technology. “We know that time is money, and that is never more important than at an airport when someone is trying to catch a flight or get home to loved ones.”

With Parker Technology’s cloud-based software platform, all call interactions are intuitively tracked in a dashboard, where the Airport’s parking team and Platinum’s team can review call recordings, see data around how many calls they are receiving, why guests are calling for help and how they are being resolved. All this insight can be used to enhance the customer experience and make any necessary adjustments in the parking operation’s day-to-day efficiencies.

About Platinum Parking Canada

Platinum Parking Canada provides parking management services to YQR and over 500 other parking facilities across Canada and the US, ranging from institutions to private parking. Powered by Platinum means delivering superior parking management services to our clients, yielding maximum long-term net income while delivering exceptional customer service. When you think parking, think Platinum. Learn more at

About Parker Technology

For parking operators who have limited resources to manage intercom and inbound customer service calls, Parker Technology combines parking domain expertise, a flexible software platform and their professional customer service center, or your staff, to ensure customer problems are resolved efficiently and according to the facility’s business rules. Parker helps clients create a better customer experience, while collecting more revenue, keeping traffic moving, freeing up internal staff to focus on higher-priority on-site tasks, and gathering data insights to run operations more effectively. Learn more at

Survision bets on creative solutions to modernize Mobile LPR

December 14, 2022




Survision bets on creative solutions to modernize Mobile LPR




License Plate Inventory (LPI ) and Parking Enforcement, two key methods in Parking management, have two things in common: 1. both require human agents to supervise the premises and 2: they have been manual processes, whether on foot or using heavily modified vehicles. According to Laura Caillot, Survision’s USA General Manager, this traditional technology “holds back the huge, perhaps unknown potential of LPR.”

Rapidly increasing traffic brings many challenges: more data is needed to be processed, more clients need to be serviced, and more infractors need to be detected.. and it has to be done faster than ever before.

LPI and Parking enforcement are perfect scenarios where updates can make huge differences: Back in 2015, Survision partnered with Segway for a public parking enforcement project where Picopak (the world’s smallest all-embedded LPR camera) was mounted on one of their scooters and paired with a mobile app, creating the first mobile LPR solutionwhich managed to get fascinating results:

A single parking control agent equipped with a Picopak-Segway could accurately check up to 1000 vehicles a day, much more than the 300 that could be done by foot.

“Not just because of its size but also its fast, serverless and triggerless processing capability, Picopak is versatile enough to successfully read plates, literally on the go, with high accuracy, which makes it perfect for LPI and enforcement operations.” Laura Said.

Taking advantage of deep experience-based knowledge of the LPR field and its challenges, Survision has made the jump from hardware providers to LPR solutions developers with their two new Mobile LPR solutions, specific for every field of action: LPI to GO and Platenforce



These new solutions are hardware/software bundles that rely on Survision’s little battle warrior, the Picopak LPR camera, to be combined with a specific, ad-hoc self-developed app for each case, working on a tablet (also provided if needed). The set is lightweight and standalone so that it can be mounted in any vehicle (from bikes to golf carts) and moved anytime to another vehicle.

One of the main features of these solutions is  4G connectivity which makes it capable of transmitting its already LPR-processed digital data to the cloud in real-time.



“Survision LPI to GO and Platenforce are what we think the state of the art of Mobile LPR should be: Light, adaptable, precise, fast … and connected!” Laura Caillot said.

Propark Mobility Selected by CampusParc to Manage Parking for The Ohio State University

December 14, 2022


Propark Mobility Selected by CampusParc to Manage Parking for The Ohio State University



Columbus, Ohio – Propark Mobility announced today that it has partnered with CampusParc, the concessionaire for the long-term parking lease at The Ohio State University, to provide parking management services for the institution.

“We’re proud to partner with CampusParc to provide Propark’s leading parking management solutions on The Ohio State University campus,” said Stephen Duffy, Chief Strategy Officer, Propark. “Our decades of experience serving universities and stadiums, alongside our continuous growth in the region, position us to make significant contributions to the campus parking experience and the overall community.”

Propark will provide parking management services for Ohio State’s Columbus campus, which features nearly 37,000 parking stalls and 16 garages. Employing more than 250 team members for the operation, Propark will implement parking solutions that effectively streamline the parking process and enhance the campus experience for more than 65,000 university students and over 40,000 faculty and staff members, as well as millions of sporting event attendees and patients every year.

“Propark brings expert parking and mobility operations and premium service to our partnership, while offering a fresh perspective and new approach that will continue to enhance the services we provide to Ohio State, as well as the students, faculty, staff and visitors who travel to and around campus each day,” said Sarah Blouch, CampusParc President and CEO.

CampusParc is beginning the 11th year of the long-term parking lease. The company provides oversight and management of the initial $483 million investment made in The Ohio State University parking system, while the third-party vendor and parking expert, Propark Mobility, provides the operational services related to parking across campus.

“Through this partnership, Propark will combine our expertise in university parking management with our specialized stadium and event parking services to enhance on-campus operations,” said Rudy Touvell, Senior Vice President, Propark. “We’re dedicated to creating an efficient daily parking experience for students, faculty, and staff, in addition to a seamless event parking experience for visitors and Ohio State fans.”

About Propark Mobility

Propark Mobility is one of the country’s largest privately-owned parking companies, providing full-service parking and mobility services for over 750 hospitality, healthcare, commercial, university, and off-airport locations, in over 100 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit,

TKH: UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Technology Focus Extends to the Parking Garage

December 13, 2022



TKH: UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Technology Focus Extends to the Parking Garage



Cheshire, CT – December 13, 2022 – TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been awarded an additional Automated Parking Guidance System (APGS) contract with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) in Dallas, Texas. UTSW was recently heralded as the No. 1 hospital in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report for the 6th year in a row.

UTSW’s technological approach to healthcare also extends to the parking garages. With an anticipated second quarter 2023 completion, the APGS will be located in CUH Garage B of UTSW campus’s newest edition – the William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital.  Opened for patients in 2020, research and innovation are the foundation for the medical center’s patient-centered care. CUH Garage B, a 950-space facility accommodating both visitors and staff, will soon join CUH Garage A in housing the latest in parking technology.

“The hospital was designed with the care and comfort of patients and their families in mind.  Our goal was to create a calming environment to reduce stress and I believe we’ve achieved it.  Each step of a patient’s process has been made easier – entrance, checking in, internal wayfinding, discharging, external navigation, and exit. Since installing the AGPS in garage A, our patients and visitors praised their parking experience. Adding it to garage B was an easy choice,” said Senior Operations Manager Rick Harbaugh. “With the systems, we’re able to maximize occupancy, enhance security, and utilize the data to adjust parking operations to meet driver and medical center needs.”

Visitors, patients, and their families will have the means to efficiently find an available parking space with TKH Security’s new smart-sensor M5 camera-based APGS. Each smart-sensor can monitor up to six parking spaces simultaneously. The bright, red and green color-coded LED light on the smart-sensors instantly visually direct motorists to available spaces.  Reducing time to park by up to 63%, the APGS will help patients arrive to their appointments quickly.

“It’s been great working with UTSW over the past few years and we are excited to be installing our system at another site.  It shows the commitment TKH Security has to our existing customers, providing exceptional technology and services,” said Regional Account Manager Jeff Sparrow. “I’m delighted to have our company selected for this project.”

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s APGS package also includes:

  • Park Surveillance to capture streaming video when motion is detected in or around a space, or continuously if desired,
  • Park Alerts, which notify operators when certain vehicles enter the building including VIP patients and visitors,
  • LCD NAV signs to provide up-to-the-minute parking space availability for drivers,
  • And INX with real time dashboards and business intelligence for operations to maximize parking facilities.

On the UT Southwestern Medical Center project, TKH Security is proud to partner with Associated Time.

UT Southwestern Medical Center

About UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern, one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty has received six Nobel Prizes, and includes 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 18 members of the National Academy of Medicine, and 14 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators. The full-time faculty of more than 2,900 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide care in more than 80 specialties to more than 100,000 hospitalized patients, more than 360,000 emergency room cases, and oversee nearly 4 million outpatient visits a year.

About TKH Security

TKH Security specializes in the development of smart electronic security, safety, and parking guidance systems. With over 25 years of experience, we offer complete solutions for Parking Guidance, Parking Facility Management, Security Management, Access Control, Video Management, Intrusion Detection, Intercom, Surveillance, and Asset & Site Management. We are always looking for innovative solutions for the market with a focus on creative, flexible and open architecture integration. Recently merging with seven companies (Park Assist, ParkEyes, Aasset Security, Flexsposure, Key Processor, Siqura, and VDG) TKH Security has a strong position in North America, Australia, Europe, and multiple offices all over the world. TKH Security is a member of TKH Group NV.


Sarah Clevinger

Director of Marketing, NTHAM


December 09, 2022










  • Transport for London has shared its red route kerbside restriction data with AppyWay to unlock even more of the capital via their driver app, AppyParking+
  • Drivers including blue badge holders, fleets and delivery services are often confused by restrictions on red routes and avoid stopping, loading, or unloading in these areas
  • With AppyParking+ drivers in London can now see when, where and for how long it is okay to park along these routes
  • Red route parking data enables users of AppyParking+ to make better travel decisions, enabling fewer miles to be driven, and reducing congestion and emissions

London, UK, AppyWay, the intelligent kerbside company empowering local governments to activate decarbonisation efforts and helping fleets and drivers reduce mileage, has today announced the launch of red route parking data within its driver app, AppyParking+.

Making up 5% of London’s roads, but carrying up to 30% of the city’s traffic, red routes are an important part of journeys across the capital. Red routes help reduce congestion and ensure crucial deliveries and journeys can be made safely to keep the city moving. Unless otherwise stated, these major arterial routes with single and double red lines are no stopping at all times. However, TfL who manages restrictions on red routes, do in fact allow parking along them in specified areas, for specified periods, when their use will not cause any major disruption to the capital’s busy road network.

AppyWay and their driver app, AppyParking+, enables drivers and fleets to access detailed parking restriction information for all 32 London boroughs. Helping them to find and navigate to parking quickly and efficiently, in turn reducing mileage, fuel usage and congestion. To cover all of London’s kerbside, AppyWay and TfL worked together to make it even easier for people to understand the parking restrictions on London’s red routes.

With TfL’s help, the AppyParking+ app now displays all red route parking information for London. This exciting development means drivers in London can experience improved journeys around the capital. Delivery services, trades and more can safely load and unload, and blue badge holders can park, pick up or drop off much closer to their destinations.

Now live within the app, AppyWay Founder & CEO Dan Hubert comments,

“Through AppyParking+ we have proven the importance of putting kerbside data into the hands of London’s drivers. Every day drivers can make informed travel decisions, and fleets are able to optimise their operations. This means fewer miles are driven by today’s transport, and drivers transitioning faster to carbon-zero options. Red route data is another piece of this all-important kerbside puzzle and we’re thrilled to be sharing this information with users of AppyParking+”

Nick Owen, TfL’s Head of Network Performance, said: “Parking restrictions around the capital play an important role in reducing motor traffic, and enabling more walking, cycling and public transport use. People driving should only stop or park on red routes where permitted and we want to make it as simple as possible for people to understand where they can and can’t park. Adding this data to the AppyParking+ app will make our parking restrictions even clearer, and we hope that this increases compliance with these vital restrictions.”

Many thanks,

Georgia Tomkins

Marketing Manager

+44 (0) 7787 951 199



SP+ Brings Technology-Based Parking Payment Options to City of New Orleans

December 08, 2022

SP+ Brings Technology-Based Parking Payment Options to City of New Orleans




NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 07, 2022 — SP Plus Corporation (SP+), (Nasdaq: SP), a leading provider of technology-driven mobility solutions for aviation, commercial, hospitality and institutional clients throughout North America and Europe, has upgraded the on-street metered parking program in New Orleans to include pay-by-text and pay-by-plate options.

SP+ is the parking service provider for the City of New Orleans and uses its industry-leading Sphere® suite of technologies, specifically designed to streamline high-traffic parking programs and create a seamless experience for parking customers.

For the City of New Orleans, SP+ introduced its technology-based, paperless payment options to simplify the City’s on-street parking process by eliminating the need for parkers to print and display the proof-of-payment on their dashboard, thus also eliminating the issue of misplaced receipts.

Parking customers can use the text-to-pay option or download and other popular parking apps to process their payment.

A pay-by-plate option launched simultaneously. Parkers simply enter their license plate number to purchase parking at the pay station and the enforcement system automatically recognizes the valid parking session.

“These upgrades to the on-street metered parking program are state-of-the-art and offered as a convenience for the residents, stakeholders and visitors to the City of New Orleans,” said Bob Kamper, Vice President of Municipal Services at SP+.

SP+ facilitates the efficient movement of people, vehicles and personal belongings with the goal of enhancing the consumer experience while improving bottom line results for our clients. The Company provides technology-driven mobility solutions, professional parking management, ground transportation, remote baggage check-in and handling, facility maintenance, security, and event logistics to aviation, commercial, hospitality, healthcare and government clients across North America and Europe. For more information, visit

Parkopedia partners with Desay SV to provide parking services to Chinese automakers

December 07, 2022


Parkopedia partners with Desay SV to provide parking services to Chinese automakers


  • ●  Parkopedia partners with Desay SV to provide market-leading parking services including payments to Chinese automakers and their drivers
  • ●  Drivers will benefit from Parkopedia’s industry-leading on-street and off-street parking data, as well as payments via in-vehicle QR codes
  • ●  Almost 90% of drivers in China struggle to find available parking and less than 1% pay for parking with cash according to a 2021 survey6 December 2022 – Shanghai, China

    Leading connected car services provider, Parkopedia, has partnered with intelligent cabin and driving solutions provider, Desay SV, to provide a suite of parking services, including parking data and in-vehicle QR code parking payments to Chinese automakers and their drivers.

    Market Leading Parking Data

    With the total number of registered passenger vehicles in China now exceeding 302 million, and just 80 million public parking spaces available, finding available parking in China is a growing concern for drivers. Parkopedia’s 2021 driver survey, carried out in partnership with Zhongyan, found that 90% of drivers struggle to find parking, blaming a lack of accurate information, with 70% expecting automakers to provide them with accurate parking information as part of their connected vehicle services.

    Recent Ground Truth Testing carried out by data analysts, Frost & Sullivan revealed Parkopedia’s data to be the most accurate and complete static and dynamic data for both, on and off-street parking data in China. Parkopedia will now provide Desay SV with its market-leading on-street and off-street parking data, covering all major cities and towns across the country, ensuring seamless parking experiences for Chinese drivers.

    Seamless QR code payments

    Parkopedia’s 2021 survey also found that drivers in China have now embraced cashless parking payments with less than 1% still paying for parking with cash, and the most popular payment method is via smartphone QR codes.

    Parkopedia collects accurate parking payment QR codes for each location and embeds these into the vehicle’s infotainment system to be displayed to the driver in the correct location or zone. Drivers can then scan the QR code on their vehicle screens with their smartphone before exiting a parking facility and without leaving the vehicle, avoiding time wasted waiting to pay at toll gates or spent searching for payment QR codes displayed around parking facilities.

    Hans Puvogel, COO of Parkopedia, commented: “It is an honour to partner with Desay SV to provide our suite of connected parking services to Chinese automakers and their drivers. The growing trend of driver-centric connected experiences means that parking information is an essential service by drivers of electric and connected vehicles. As a key element of Desay SV’s infotainment services, we are able to save drivers time and effort by providing seamless parking experiences directly from within their vehicles with unparalleled coverage and accuracy.”

Qingchun Qin, VP Connected Vehicle Services at Desay SV, added: “Our basket of selected connected services based on driver demands provides automakers with a complete and easy solution for their infotainment ecosystem. Parkopedia is the leading connected parking service provider that makes it an unmissable part of our infotainment ecosystem which we are looking forward to partnering with long term.”


About Parkopedia

Parkopedia is the leading connected car services provider used by millions of drivers and organizations such as Audi, Apple, BMW, Ford, Garmin, GM, Hyundai Kia, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Peugeot, Sygic, TomTom, Toyota, Volkswagen, and many others. Parkopedia helps drivers find and pay for parking, EV charging, fuelling and tolls in 20,000 cities across 90 countries. Parkopedia is also developing highly detailed parking maps and corresponding algorithms to help drivers and self-driving vehicles navigate to an open parking space indoors. Visit or for more information.

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Blink Charging Announces Additions to its Corporate Leadership, Enhancing Capabilities to Meet Growth and Expansion While Advancing the EV Revolution

December 06, 2022


Blink Charging Announces Additions to its Corporate Leadership, Enhancing Capabilities to Meet Growth and Expansion While Advancing the EV Revolution




Miami Beach, Fla., Dec. 06, 2022  — Blink Charging Co.(NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink”), a global leading owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, today announced the Blink Board of Directors approved three significant additions to Blink’s executive leadership with the appointment of Michael Battaglia as Chief Revenue Officer, Mark Pastrone as Chief Operating Officer and Aviv Hillo, Esq. as Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions. These appointments mark an elevated focus towards Blink’s accelerated growth and meeting the industry’s demand for reliable charging solutions as EV sales continue to climb.

“I am excited about the growth and viability of Blink Charging and with these additions to the senior executive team, I am confident we will meet the challenges ahead and thrive, having the right people in the right place,” said Michael D. Farkas, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blink Charging. “We have identified our needs in order to meet the growing demands of the EV charging industry and with this accomplished and unparalleled group of industry experts, Blink will continue to be a leader in providing EV charging solutions.”

Mike Battaglia has served as Sr. Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Blink since December 2020. He will assume the position of Chief Revenue Officer, a position not currently filled, and will play a vital role in the company’s growth. In this capacity, Mr. Battaglia will oversee Blink’s global sales organization, develop go-to-market strategies, and identify new overseas expansion opportunities. Prior to joining Blink, Mr. Battaglia served as Vice President of Sales at JD Power. Mr. Battaglia earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

“I am tremendously excited to lead our talented group of global business development and sales professionals as we pursue our aggressive company revenue targets. Our goal is to create an efficient, customer-focused sales organization that effectively capitalizes on EV charging market opportunities in every region we serve,” says Battaglia.

Mark Pastrone has served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company’s subsidiary SemaConnect, acquired in June 2022, where he played a key role in building the company’s sales, service, technology, and production capabilities. Mr. Pastrone will now serve as COO for Blink as the two companies align all operational activities. In his new role he will focus on achieving synergies and operational efficiencies for Customers Service, Installation Operations, and Charger Production. Prior to his role at SemaConnect, Mr. Pastrone worked in the aerospace industry, and led the development of several commercial space ventures at Orbital Sciences Corporation including GeoEye, acquired by Maxar. Mr. Pastrone earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He also holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Pastrone commented, “Blink is a growing US and Global company that now operates in 25 countries. Our goal is to create best in class process and procedures that will continue to support Blink’s position as a dominate global player for all different types EV Chargers, Services and Business Models.”

The Board also approved the appointment of Aviv Hillo, Esq. as Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions, in addition to his role as Blink’s General Counsel. Mr. Hillo has served as General Counsel since June 2018, and in addition to those duties will focus on the company’s M&A strategies as Blink continues to expand its leading position in the market. Prior to joining Blink, Mr. Hillo was a partner at New York and Israeli boutique law firms (Schechter Hill and Yerushalmi & Associations), had several positions as General Counsel and was a co-founder, and Deputy CEO in an Israeli-American Laser tech entity. Mr. Hillo graduated from the Tel Aviv School of Law in 1993, and received his Master’s Degree (cum laude) in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law at Fordham School of Law in 2001. He was admitted to the Israeli Bar in 1994 and to the New York State Bar in 1999.

“While we continue our amazing growth, both organic and via acquisitions, I am excited to contribute to the company’s actions and strategies for M&A. Blink has a deep and successful history in acquiring other EV Charging companies. We will continue to be inquisitive towards the industry while focusing on the company’s growth and expansion the company,” said Hillo.

“As the EV industry continues to grow at an amazing rate, the Board recognized the need to enhance and expand on Blink’s leadership at the highest level,” said Cedric Richmond, former Congressman and Blink Charging Board Member. “The Board has full confidence with the assembled leadership team and the industry as a whole will benefit from the amassed talent and experience they offer.”


About Blink Charging

Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW), a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment, has deployed nearly 59,000 charging ports across 25 countries, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of Blink’s charging locations worldwide. Blink’s principal line of products and services includes the Blink EV charging network (“Blink Network”), EV charging equipment, EV charging services, and the products and services of recent acquisitions, including SemaConnect, Blue Corner and BlueLA. The Blink Network uses proprietary, cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million vehicles by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, Blink has established key strategic partnerships for rolling out adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multifamily residences and condos, workplace locations, health care/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements, and terms such as “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “will,” “should” or other comparable terms, involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of Blink Charging and members of its management, as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, including our estimate of U.S. charger production and those described in Blink Charging’s Q3 2022 Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed with the SEC, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Except as required by federal securities law, Blink Charging undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed conditions.

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TKH Security Obtains Additional Innovative Patent

December 05, 2022


TKH Security Obtains Additional Innovative Patent



Cheshire, CT – We are proud to announce TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been recently granted an additional United States patent. In effect as of November 1, 2022, the patent is for systems and methods for identifying vehicles using wireless device identifiers.

“The new patent demonstrates our continuous innovative process. The R&D team consistently strives to improve our ability to uniquely detect vehicles in parking garages and surface lots.  I’m proud of their dedication and dynamic skillset,” said VP of Product Management Scott Dubois. “When combined with our M5 Smart-Sensor System, this technology provides the opportunity to further assist with decreasing the number of vehicle identification challenges asset owners and operators encounter on a daily basis.”

US Patent No. 11,488,471, which is part of TKH Security’s patent portfolio, has the potential to enhance TKH Security’s third generation smart-sensor for a camera based automated parking guidance system (APGS), the M5. This recognition reaffirms TKH Security’s proprietary technology as the world’s only patented camera-based APGS. In 2016, TKH Security originally established M4 as the parking industry’s first patented smart-sensor for camera based APGS.

“We’re pleased to receive the intellectual property protection the USPTO has granted us with the issuance of this patent. It provides us with the comfort that our inventions are protected. It also encourages us to invest more and continue to innovate, creating new solutions for our clients and prospects,” said North America General Manager Pete Messman.

TKH Security’s M5 Smart-Sensor camera-based APGS provides drivers the means to efficiently find an available parking space. Each smart-sensor can monitor up to six parking spaces simultaneously. The bright, red and green color-coded LED light on the smart-sensors instantly visually direct motorists to available spaces.  Reducing time to parking by up to 63%, the APGS helps drivers arrive to their destination quickly.

For owners and operators, the M5 contributes a wealth of data, ready for custom configuration, to assist with decision-making on the macro level and for day-to-day operations. The analytics and insights increase garage utilization and revenue maximizing. The crisp video feed provides Security personnel with an additional vantage point within the garage, specifically between vehicles where crime often occurs.  The smart sensor system can also provide vehicle identification, flexible specialized parking, and a competitive advantage.

About TKH Security

TKH Security specializes in the development of smart electronic security, safety, and parking guidance systems. With over 25 years of experience, we offer complete solutions for Parking Guidance, Parking Facility Management, Security Management, Access Control, Video Management, Intrusion Detection, Intercom, Surveillance, and Asset & Site Management. We are always looking for innovative solutions for the market with a focus on creative, flexible and open architecture integration. Recently merging with seven companies (Park Assist, ParkEyes, Aasset Security, Flexsposure, Key Processor, Siqura, and VDG) TKH Security has a strong position in North America, Australia, Europe, and multiple offices all over the world. TKH Security is a member of TKH Group NV.

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