Overview:A private company founded in 1996, 8D is a world leader in the development of the most advanced, intelligent wireless, Machine-to-Machine (M2M), multi-function point of sale (POS) solutions. Its unique award-winning city parking system (8D APMSTM), features 100% solar-powered wireless terminals that can manage both street parking and the emerging municipal bike rental services, from a single network of user-friendly pay stations. The system can easily interconnect with public transit systems, answering the need for green, integrated solutions to control traffic congestion and pollution. The advanced public bicycle rental system powered by 8D, BIXI, has just been recognized as one of the 50 Best Inventions of 2008, by Time Magazine. POS terminals combine online payment with endless capacities for point of sale marketing – show tickets, rebate coupons, advertising, etc. – and information providing, in a totally autonomous solar device that performs perfectly in the most difficult climates. 8D’s solution features real time wireless payment and remote control as well as management of all terminal functions, from payment to enforcement – and full monitoring of terminals and sensors – in wired and wireless environments. At 8D Technologies, “Terminals are just the beginning…”.