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Old 3rd February 2010, 23:40   #1
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Default Superb parking system!

Got this in the mail today. Supposed to be implemented in Madrid (or will be in the near future).
Things like this would be a boon for India,where parking space is always at a premium.

http://www.woehr.de/de/projekte/madrid_m710/index.htm
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Old 3rd February 2010, 23:56   #2
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Awesome stuff!
Will definitely be a boon for motorists in India, guess it will take another 10 years to get here. Anyways thanks for sharing.
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nice.. i think this will take another 20 years to come to India..
by the way, something of this sort is implemented in New York city. trying to find the link.. some of the info is on --> The coming of the Automated Parking Garage
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Nice idea but we will take time Much needed in India
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Do you really want it to come to India? You can't take your car out if there is a power cut. And there will always be power cuts.
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damn, the whole process is automated. pretty awesome engineering.
fat chance something like this coming to India at least in the next 8 to 10 years or so.
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Do you really want it to come to India? You can't take your car out if there is a power cut. And there will always be power cuts.
Haha..good one Sir! I didn't think about the 'oh-so-efficient' electricty supply (such as B'lore's very own KEB). Gosh, I'd be better off parking my car a far way off and walk rather than have the car stuck in a lot such as the one in the link!
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Nice one. If I am right, I have seen similar parking systems in Japan. Only difference is, they are multi level above the ground. Here it is below the ground.

Although I am not sure if internally it is so complicated as in this video.

A good and innovative idea though.
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Great idea! But will take ages to come to India.
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Can you imagine the parking cost for this thing? And with Indian maintenance standards .. god bless!
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When implemented in India, I wish the additional things to be taken care
1. If the guy does not park the car properly, the door of cabin 1 closes automatically & doesn't allow the guy outside unless he parks the car properly
2. There should be a separate walk space for the person to walk out after parking otherwise the queue that is formed outside cabin 1 will be so much that he/she cannot walk out
3. Only a single lane allowed all way from the gate with side walls (upto 3 foot) all way to cabin 1 , so that no one can break the queue

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Can you imagine the parking cost for this thing? And with Indian maintenance standards .. god bless!
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I think a 'stepped-down' version is being in usage at JM/FC Road in Pune and also saw it in the Shoppers Stop at Bandra. The look and feel arent 'plush' like this one though but the setup has similar features with human intervention.
If the electricity goes off, these systems have their own generator setup which can keep them runing for hours, the best part is the cost.
The Bandra shoppers stop one costed me only 15/- for a full day parking. Whereas a regular paid parking lot at Atria costs 20 or 30/-
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Thats a real good idea for India...howmuch does it cost?? any idea??
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The Bandra shoppers stop one costed me only 15/- for a full day parking.
Anytime i'm in that part of bandra and theres a lack of parking spots (always the case) I head to shoppers stop and park my car there.

The system is not as astounding as the one shown in this thread but it gets the job done reliably, efficiently and at low cost to customer. Thats what works in India.
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I have already seen this in implementation at Tokyo. Looks very cool. Guy walks in leaves his car and goes.
As shown here, it start moving by itself through giant mechanical structure.
I went near building and saw though the back end. View from back end looks scary especially when you see big SUVs n MUVs moving around though those giant mechanical structures

PS:IIRC this is even show in Tokyo drift movie!

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