Component Main Role Typical Elements
Vehicle sensing/identification Identifying vehicles to provide parking data Counting or per-space vehicle detection hardware including sensors
Support & data gathering infrastructure Enabling systems installation and functionality Electric data cabling, ceiling suspension infrastructure, poles, etc.

Electronic communication hardware including routers and gateways

In facility visual guidance hardware Assisting Drivers with finding available parking spaces Entrance and level/zone DMSs
Data analytics software Real-time and historic data and analytics enabling actionable facility usage insights Dedicated PGS analytics software platform

Functionality embedded in other software platforms including websites, building management software, etc.