A major concern of parking managers is the tracking of validation books, coupons and stamps. A val stamp in the wrong hands (read that cashier) can mean missing funds.An all-day stamp on a ticket means the revenue control system assumes no money should be collected.
Validation coupons don't require additional hardware and have other interesting features.
Available in both bar code and magnetic stripe, they are becoming more and more popular.
When most of us think of parking validations, we think of a little postage stamp that is stuck on tickets.
Well, although that certainly is still the lion's share of the market, automated validation systems are beginning to make inroads.
Instituting automated payment systems has required that validations be automated too.This happens in three ways: The online validator, usually related to bar code technology, is one technique.