OPTIONAL ROBOTIC PARKING ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING

Robotic Parking Systems makes every effort to offer our clients options that integrate with the latest transportation technologies.

Our optional Robotic Parking Electric Vehicle Charging © station is available with all of our automatic parking garages. Once an electric car is driven into and parked in the terminal and the charging cord connected between the vehicle and the pallet, the system can automatically charge the vehicle using a ‘Level 2’ system at the parking slot.

Once a vehicle is charged, the Robotic Parking System can automatically move the car from the charging station into non-charging slot to to make room for other vehicles to be charged.

Costs for charging stations can be provided as separate line item. Developers can then choose as few or as many charging stations as suits their project.

Robotic Parking Systems Inc Sets NEW Guinness World Record

Robotic Parking Systems Guinness World Record

It became official in 2018. For the second time a Robotic Parking Systems’ facility was awarded the Guinness World Record for the Largest Automated Parking Facility in the world – 2,314 spaces.

Robotic Parking Systems was contracted for the design, manufacture of the machinery and automation, installation, start up of operations and maintenance for a 2,314 space automated parking facility for the Al Jahra Court Complex in Kuwait. M A Kharafi was the general contractor on this project for Amiri Diwan of Kuwait – the office of the Amir of Kuwait.

This facility was designed as a combination of 684 concrete ramp parking spaces with 2314 automated spaces on top. The Robotic Parking System provides almost 3.5 times the number of parking spaces in approximately the same volume.

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Robotic Parking System Verified as Highest Throughput Capacity in the Automatic Parking Industry

Robotic Parking System at Al Jahra, KuwaitRobotic Parking Systems Inc., a Pinellas Park, Florida based company, announced the successful throughput testing of its recently completed 2,350 capacity Al Jahra Court Automatic Parking System in Kuwait. TÜV Nord certified a peak traffic throughput capacity of 425 cars per hour. Throughput capacity is the total number of cars per hour that can be handled in a combination of inbound and outbound vehicle traffic. Additionally, the average retrieval time for a single vehicle was verified as 177 seconds.

Robotic Parking System at Al Jahra Kuwait

“The peak traffic throughput measurement is much more critical in the day to day operations of an automated garage than a single vehicle retrieval time. No other manufacturer in the automatic parking industry has this level of performance verification by an independent third party. We met and exceeded the contractual performance requirements of 400 cars per hour throughput and single retrieval time of 220 seconds,” said Royce Monteverdi, CEO of Robotic Parking Systems Inc.

With this record, Robotic Parking Systems has positioned itself not only as the largest automatic parking facility in the world but also as the manufacturer with the highest peak traffic capacity worldwide. The Al Jahra Court facility surpasses the Emirates Financial Tower garage in Dubai (designed and manufactured by Robotic Parking Systems) that achieved the Guinness World Record as the largest automatic garage with 1,200 parking spaces in 2011.

Juergen Bauer, Chairman of Robotic Parking Systems Inc., emphasized “Robotic Parking Systems has demonstrated the viability of its patented lift-and-run system over and over again. Today, with more than 5,000 units built, the company is the strongest market participant in the Western Hemisphere and perfectly positioned for the North American market. With its latest adaptation to emerging technologies – CASE: Connectivity, Autonomous Driving, Sharing and Services and Electrification – Robotic Parking Systems is well aligned with Smart City applications.”

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US Congressman Charlie Crist Visits Robotic Parking Systems

Congressman Charlie Crist Visits Robotic Parking Systems

US Congressman Charlie Crist recently visited the Robotic Parking Systems Inc manufacturing facility in Clearwater, FL where he received a demonstration of the company’s innovative automated parking technology.

Congressman Charlie Crist Views Robotic Parking Systems Technology

Congressman Crist represents Florida’s 13th Congressional District which covers Pinellas County where the company is located. As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, he strongly supports entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Robotic Parking Systems Inc manufacturers high-speed automated parking facilities from hundreds to thousands of parking spaces in half the space of conventional garages. The company’s product creates space, offers greater security for people and their cars, reduces pollutants and is uniquely positioned to work with emerging transportation technologies such as autonomous driving cars.

Robotic Parking Systems Promotes Ramanathan Ramasubbu

Robotic Parking Systems is pleased to announce the promotion of Ramanathan (“Ram”) Ramasubbu to the position of Chief Operating Officer.

Ramanathan promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Ramasubbu holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked for the company for eleven years. In his prior positions as Senior Mechanical Engineer and Technical Manager, Ramasubbu rapidly gained experience in all phases of the production and operation of Robotic Parking Systems’ automated parking garages. He was involved in the design and build of the 765 space and 1200 space parking facilities in Dubai as well as instrumental in the design, installation and start-up of the 2350 space facility in Kuwait. Ramasubbu also lead the team implementing the processes and procedures required to pass the rigorous audit for the company to be ISO 9001:2015 Certified for the Design and Installation of Robotic Parking Systems.

In his new role as Chief Operating Officer, Ramasubbu assumes responsibility for design, engineering, manufacturing, software development, installation, operations and quality control of the company’s acclaimed high-capacity automatic parking garages. His past achievements and the wealth of experience gained are invaluable to the growth and continued success of the company.

Robotic Parking Systems is ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Robotic Parking Systems ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Robotic Parking Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the rigorous audit process and is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified for the Design and Installation of Robotic Parking Systems.

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Congressman Jolly Tours Robotic Parking Systems’ Manufacturing Facility

Congressman Jolly tours Robotic Parking Systems' manufacturing facility.

US Congressman David Jolly recently toured Robotic Parking Systems‘ manufacturing facility in Clearwater, FL where he received a demonstration of the company’s innovative automated parking technology.

Congressman Jolly represents Florida’s 13th Congressional District which covers Pinellas County where the company is located. As a member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, he understands transportation issues and how more efficient and space-saving parking can assist urban development projects.

US Congressman David Jolly at Robotic Parking Systems.

Building a 2350 Space Robotic Parking Garage – Part 3

Robotic Parking Systems‘ robust, durable and safety-compliant industrial lifts transport cars from one level to another in our automated parking garage. We call these industrial lifts (composed of a deck, a drive and counterweights) Vertical Lift Conveyors (VLC) .

“These industrial lifts are a purely electromechanical design with long lasting chain drive and variable frequency drives that allow speed adjustments,” stated Royce Monteverdi, CEO. “They are also equipped with safety locks and other electronics that allow safe operation in a fully automated parking application,” he added.

Once the frames for VLC components are fabricated, they are primed and painted with high-quality, long-lasting industrial paints.

Robotic Parking Systems' VLC Counterweights
Robotic Parking Systems’ VLC Counterweights are painted.

 

Robotic Parking Systems' VLC Drive
Painting the Robotic Parking Systems’ VLC Drive frame.

 

VLC Deck Ready for Assembly
After painting, the VLC Decks are ready for assembly to begin.

 

Robotic Parking Systems' VLC Deck
Robotic Parking Systems’ VLC Deck machines painted and stacked in preparation for mechanical assembly.

 

 

 

 

Building a 2350 Space Robotic Parking Garage – Part 2

In early April 2014 we began issuing the purchase orders for the tens of thousands of components and materials required to build the machinery for the 2350 space robotic parking garage. Many of the parts have normal lead times of 4 to 6+ months. Fortunately, we have some great vendors who were able to expedite our orders to help us meet some very tight delivery deadlines.

While waiting for the mechanical and electrical parts to begin arriving, steel was ordered; and the fabrication teams began building the frames for the Robotic Parking System Vertical Lift Conveyor (VLC) machines and counterweights.

VLC machines are used to lift and lower cars from one level of the parking facility to another, similar to an elevator.

Steel for Robotic Parking System machines.
Steel begins arriving to fabricate Robotic Parking System machines.

 

Welding on a Robotic Parking System Machine
Welding the frame for the Robotic Parking Systems’ Vertical Lift Conveyor (VLC) machine.

 

Pre-fabrication of VLC machines.
Pre-fabrication of Vertical Lift Conveyor machines.

 

VLC Frames Fabricated
Frames are fabricated for the Robotic Parking Systems’ Vertical Lift Conveyor (VLC) machines.

 

VLC Counterweight Fabricated
Counterweights for the Vertical Lift Conveyor machines are fabricated.

 

Robotic Parking Systems’ Proven Software Offers a User-Friendly Graphical User Interface

Robotic Parking Systems Garage Manager

Robotic Parking Systems use the powerful and proven General Electric (GE) automation platform. Motors, electronics, controls and software platform are all manufactured by GE.

The software for our products is based on GE Cimplicity® which has been used worldwide for more than 15 years. Cimplicity runs assembly lines such as Saturn, GM and Ford and handles movement of thousands of containers at seaports 24/7. And, our primary software engineer has over 20 years experience with Cimplicity. He worked directly for GE as Program Manager for automotive programs on GM, Ford, Daimler, Chrysler and Honda.

The Robotic Parking Systems’ software offers an intuitive, user-friendly graphical user interface with real time display of entire automated car park. The user interface and extensive diagnostic tools and alerts make it easy for operators and technicians to keep things running smoothly.