PayByPhone Launches Parking Extension Feature for Apple Watch

Drivers can now extend their parking without a mobile phone

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Drivers who use PayByPhone can now extend their parking from the Apple Watch. This new feature is supported by watch OS 4.0 and above and enables drivers to park without using their phone or having to make a trip to the meter. The Apple Watch app also includes the ‘Glances’ feature, which shows drivers the amount of time they have remaining in their parking session.

PayByPhone was one of  44 companies originally chosen to launch with the Apple Watch which  is now installed on over 260,000 watches globally. This past June, PayByPhone’s Apple Watch experience was showcased at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, a parking industry first and a huge achievement for PayByPhone, “The recognition is a true testament to PayByPhone’s technology and the exceptional people behind it. We continue to put our clients and consumers at the heart of everything we do and look forward to defining the future of parking and mobility as a word-class mobile solution,” remarked Andy Gruber, PayByPhone CEO.

PayByPhone is available in cities across North America, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, and Switzerland, and assists 17 million registered users pay for their parking in seconds.

ABOUT PAYBYPHONE

PayByPhone, a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG is one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, processing more than $345.6 million in payments annually. Through the company’s mobile web, smartphone and smartwatch applications, PayByPhone helps millions of consumers easily and securely pay for parking without the hassles of waiting in line, having to carry change or risking costly fines. Registration is quick and easy, and the app reminds the user when their parking is about to expire, allowing them to top up from anywhere, at any time.

CONTACT

Name: Megan Smit
Designation: Marketing Director, PayByPhone Global
Email: msmit@paybyphone.com
Mobile: (+1) 650 – 451 – 2489

A video accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/592c5f04-8123-4316-a0eb-18ec62176dbd

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