Improve parking infrastructure and make parking more consumer-friendly.
Real-time parking events from the Mercedes-Benz vehicle fleet
Our Push API provides you with exact, real-time information on the parking behaviour of the Mercedes-Benz vehicle fleet. This data allows you to gather insights on the parking behaviour and thereby creating more accessible, convenient, and innovative cities.
Real-time monitoring of parking movements (parking in and out)
Public or commercial parking space tracking and management
Predictions of parking requirements
Improving efficiency and planning of parking and loading zones
Analysis option with regard to parking preferences
Reduction of CO2 emissions through reduction of parking lot search traffic
The transmitted data is relevant for a wide variety of evaluations & analyses regarding parking overview, parking space frequency and parking duration.
What data access does the API offer?
Optimize your application, your parking monitoring and planning or generally your infrastructure with the help of these data points:
Approximate vehicle length
Learn more about the API
The data set of Parking Monitoring offers you exact, real-time information on the parking in and out events of Mercedes-Benz vehicles. In addition to the time, duration and GPS location of parking events, this API also informs you about the approximate size of the vehicle.
The transmitted data is relevant for a wide variety of evaluations & analyses regarding parking overview, parking space frequency and parking duration. The data product can also be used for public or commercial parking space tracking and management as well as for fleets with Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Of course, the large connected Mercedes-Benz vehicle fleet offers an enhancive base for covering many regions worldwide.
Data is always transferred anonymized and only from vehicles for which there is a consent from the vehicle owner.
Recognition of parking in and out of parking spaces
Definition of parking events
Park-in events: a car parks when it turns off the engine and stops for more than 2 minutes
Park-out events: a car drives off after being parked for more than 15 minutes
Detection of free/occupied parking space through operating the ignition switch for park-in & park-our events
Use case 1: parking space register
Status quo analysis on number and location of parking lots per street segment.
Use case 2: predictive analysis
Use of data to predict parking utilization and parking probabilities based on historical data, dynamic prediction by integrating live data is possible.
Use case 3: real-time data
Integration of live parking data (park in/park out & USS* data) into existing systems via API usage.
* USS product (Ultrasonic Sensor) > coming soon
Frequently asked questions
Here you can find a collection of questions we’ve been asked by our customers.
Near real-time, hazard warnings are displayed with a latency below 1 second. The data is transmitted from the vehicle to our backend and from the backend to the dashboard.
No, the Parking Monitoring product offers anonymized raw data in real-time. This allows you to do your validations with a large data set. In case you would like to receive validated data including e.g. parking durations, a parking space register etc. get in contact with our business team.
Not in the Parking Monitoring product, but we offer analyzed Parking data based on historical data within our Parking Analytics Product. For more details get in contact with our business team.
Yes, it is possible to get sample data for every data product. Please get in touch with our business team to get the sample data.
All data is coming from the Mercedes-Benz customer fleet (Passenger Car and Van). Data will be provided if the purpose of the data usage fits with the Mercedes-Benz Data Vision to create with data a greater good.
Due to antitrust law and data protection, we cannot share exact figures of vehicles driving around. We could offer you to check the numbers of data points in a defined period.
Our goal as Mercedes-Benz Data is to pave the way for a data-driven automotive world. Always with the focus on providing our customers the greatest added value through new, personalized services. That’s why we work together with selected partners always under protection of the customer rights.
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