Designing Programming Thinking

Parking Pal

SKILLS:User ExperiencePrototyping

Mobile App                                                                                                                                                             2014

Parking Pal is the app trying to help users find a suitable parking lot.

  • Abstract

  • Process

  • Result

User Registration Process((Data collection)

To ensure a better user experience we would like to know
-User Personal information
-User Billing information
-Car information
-Special needs
(the user can skip all the details not willing to share with the system)



The Parking Experience (At Home)

The PhoneApp
Provides a Search Box to Insert ¨Destination¨,
Provides location for available Parking Lots from Home to ¨Destination¨
Provides Real-Time Info for Each Available Parking Lot
-Parking Name
-Special features
-EAT (Estimated Arrival Time by car)
-ETD (Estimated Time to Destination on foot)
Uses System GPS to guide the user to the chosen Parking Lot


The Parking Experience ( At The Parking Lot)

The Phone App
Detects the arrival and shows available spots (according to the user preferences)
-selects one spot
-presses the Parked Button
-shows the path
-cross-checks the information
(user database and Car-Detection System)
-sends the car location information to the user
-sends map to the closes exit heading to the Destination