SIMON is a demonstration oriented project, with four large scale pilots in Madrid, Lisbon, Parma and Reading aiming at promoting the independent living and societal participation of mobility impaired people in the context of public parking areas and multiple transport modes, through the adoption of specific navigation information and access-rights management solutions.
SIMON proposes a mobile application to support impaired citizens in the use of public and private transport modes. This application not only includes specific information and navigation functionalities, but also make use of e-id mechanisms to propose coordinated tariff policies and reduce fraud. In this same context, SIMON enhances the European parking card for disabled people with contactless technologies and integrates mobile solutions to support user unique identification in existing park meters whilst preserving privacy.
SIMON deploys four new service platforms supporting:
These services feed three applications:
The security tokens used by these applications and services are based on two similar but yet different technologies and a third traditional element in parking management: