Parking meter for the Internet of Things

Taxomex produces parking solutions. In cooperation with the company, Zühlke develops the latest generation of parking meters - from the housing and electronics, to Digitalparking’s web portal.

Customer benefits

  • Zühlke’s interdisciplinary team develops the hardware and software.
  • Zühlke supports Digitalparking in developing a web portal for parking meter management.
  • Agile methods give those in charge full control over the development process at all times.



The entire specialist expertise is already in place at Zühlke. That made the cooperation an all-round success.

– Urs Schmid,, Managing Director Taxomex

Reinventing a classic product

Taxomex is Switzerland’s leading parking meter manufacturer. The company’s bestselling meter is getting on in years and needs to be replaced by a new model. It should match the old model in terms of ruggedness and service life while also accommodating digitalisation. Taxomex needs a powerful partner for this endeavour with resources and expertise in industrial design, mechanics and electronics as well as the development of firmware and web portals.

Development in an interdisciplinary team

In preparatory workshops, Zühlke taps into Taxomex’s and Digitalparking’s know-how and sets out the requirements for the new product. The project managers subsequently plan the development step by step and call upon the specialists as required from different disciplines.


Simple data evaluation

The newly developed TOMeco parking meter is ready for the networked future. With the latest generation of Taxomex meters, operators can call up data such as parking space occupancy or system status via Digitalparking’s web portal. This is achieved by connecting the meters to the Internet with 4G technology.


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Gerald Brose

Director Business Development
Machinery and Plants