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Smart Parking Guidance System
Security & efficiency. First of its kind in Singapore.
If you had parked your car at Changi Airport recently, you may have noticed that the parking guidance system in our car parks look slightly different from all the other systems in Singapore. And you are right.
Changi Airport has recently installed a new Video-based Parking Guidance System (VPGS) across the different car parks in the airport. This new system - the first of its kind in Singapore in a large-scale parking facility - is designed to improve car park management and provide a stress-free parking experience for visitors. By using video analytics to identify licence plate numbers, as well as detect vehicle presence and the entry and exit timings of all parked vehicles, VPGS helps to monitor the status of the car park in real-time.
If you had travelled through Terminal 3 recently, you might have noticed a trishaw parked in a corner of the transit hall, near to the Skytrain station leading to Terminal 2. The showcase, better known as the Trishaw 360 Singapore Stories, is a collaboration between Changi Airport Group (CAG) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to bring a different passenger experience to Changi Airport.
Leveraging Virtual Reality (VR) and 4D simulation to tell stories about Singapore using an immersive and innovative approach, passengers can experience wind, heat, smell and mist during their ‘ride’ on the trishaw. The whole 4D experience is achieved through the use of an Oculus Rift VR headset to play the images, while the passenger is physically seated in a custom-built trishaw.View Full Article
Singaporeans may be familiar with Changi Airport, but many might not be aware of Changi Airport Group (CAG) -- the company managing the world’s most awarded airport. Responsible for key operating functions of Changi Airport, such as airport operations and management, airhub development, and commercial activities, CAG has more than 1,800 employees, which includes approximately 500 staff in Airport Emergency Services.
The transformation aimed to improve the way the organisation works together as one, and to achieve the concept of ‘Home Away From Home’. Innovative design elements were incorporated to promote greater collaboration and enhance the way people work together.View Full Article
You may have noticed the sleek bright-screened kiosks located in the Arrival Halls of the three terminals in Changi, and wondered what they do. This is the new Ground Transport Concierge (GTC) initiative, a collaboration between Changi Airport Group, Singapore Taxi Academy and Woodlands Transport Service. These self-service kiosks are a 24-hour transport booking service to help passengers with their transportation needs, giving them easy access to various options at the tap of a screen.
Passengers can now book and make payment instantly using credit cards for airport shuttle buses or limousine services through these kiosks, instead of having to queue at a counter.View Full Article