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HonkMobile to provide contactless parking pay stations free to operators

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, HonkMobile, a provider of electronic payments for the parking industry, announced it will be providing its HonkTAP pay stations to owners and operators of parking across North America at no cost in an effort to encourage drivers everywhere to pay for parking via contactless payments. The company will provide operators with an NFC-embedded smart station that can be used in any parking location, according to a press release. HonkTAP stations don't require power or Internet connection and can be set up and be ready for use in minutes.

"This is one small way we're trying to do our part," Michael Back, Honk CEO and president, said in a press release. "We have developed this technology and would like to share it with the world so that drivers can park smart, avoid cash and high-touch areas like parking kiosks, and pay in a safe and responsible way."

With no app to download or account to set up, drivers simply tap or scan their phone on a HonkTAP smart station to pay. With no cash or public structure to touch, drivers simply tap their phone or scan the QR code near a HonkTAP station to pay for parking.

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Photo courtesy of HonkMobile.