OMA Emirates collaborates with SKIDATA for parking solutions

The project entails quick and easy payment of parking fees

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OMA Emirates collaborates with SKIDATA for parking solutions Niranj Sangal: "Parking facilities have seen tremendous growth in the Middle East with growing need for better facilities to be provided to visitors across several sectors."
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  January 18, 2017

OMA Emirates, a payment solutions providers, has partnered with Austria-based SKIDATA for parking management solutions.

The partnership will see quick and easy payment of parking fees, with OMA Emirates offering Ingenico's iSelf solution with hardware that will be integrated with SKIDATA's software.

The enablement of EMV chip and PIN and magstripe transactions on kiosks improves customer interactivity which are simple, faster and more secure.  It also supports the increasing use of use of contactless payments in the region which includes e-wallet and NFC/contactless cards and complies with industry standards such as MasterCard PayPass and Visa payWave.

Niranj Sangal, group CEO, OMA Emirates Group, said: "Parking facilities have seen tremendous growth in the Middle East with growing need for better facilities to be provided to visitors across several sectors.

"Simultaneously OMA Emirates has been making a conscious effort to evaluate growth opportunities and has found the perfect partner in SKIDATA to make our entry into payment solutions for parking management. Their global leadership and large base of existing installations in the region provides us a strong entry into the market and will be supported by Ingenico' s unattended terminals for card payments across SKIDATA's parking solutions and installations."

Philipp Heindl, executive director of SKIDATA Middle East LLC & regional manager GCC, SKIDATA, said: "Right now, we are extending our product offerings in all segments in the GCC region, and having a proper credit card solution with a top notch partner like OMA-Emirates is an important step. I am sure that many of our existing customers will use this to upgrade their installations."

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