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Pay-on-Wheels

Let drivers pay right from within the car by mobile or by car-dashboard, without even opening a window.

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Have you ever used a parking app? Did you like to manually input a parking zone number? No need for that with us.

How often have you ever been searching for a parking ticket machine? No need for that with us.

How often have you felt a  back pain and inconvenience while trying to tap your NFC card to a reader through an open car window? No pain with us.

More details at payonwheels.com

Describe who will use your solution (1,000 characters)

Drive-thrus, toll roads, off-street parkings. Everybody who likes smooth and effortless payments would use Pay-on-Wheels to pay while driving. Those, who would like to participate in the ecological impact would enjoy the paperless tickets (no recepts, no paper tickets!).

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Initial Design - you are still exploring the idea and have not tested it with users
  • Prototype - you have built a prototype and tested it with potential users

Insights from previous testing (500 characters)

The potential users of the solution have mentioned the economical efficiency of the solution, as the parties save significantly on nfc-cards, paper printers, management software.

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

Unitedthings Inc. (unitedthings.net) was incorporated in Delaware in 2015. Anton is a CTO of this project. Anton has worked on various SmartCity and IoT projects(Including the time when he was working for Nokia IoT laboratory). Also we've got 2 other team members based in North America - Rob and Sam. And we are ready to expand the team[we've got proven people whom we worked with on other projects and they are ready to join. For example - NY-based marketing professional - Sarah].

Size of your team or organization

  • 2-10

Funding Request

  • $25,000

Rough Budget (500 characters)

Hardware : $5K. Cloud-based servers development and hosting : $7K. Mobile app tayloring for Indianapolis specifics: $7K. 3rd party integrations: $3K. Travel expenses: $3K.

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

Preparation stage(6months) includes: -development: 2 months -testing: 1 months -implementation&integration: 3months Pilot stage(6months)includes: -PR&communication -acquiring users -users training -data collection -data analysis

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

We would measure the payments statistics in a row of test areas (one would implement the solution, others not). Then we would compare the results and make a conclusion on what impact the solution might have further.

Sustainability Plan (500 characters)

The project was initially commercially oriented, so the sustainability is embedded into its deep core - We can charge a transaction fee per every payment.

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