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Cale product history


This picture shows Carl-Axel Andersson, who founded CALE in 1955. The parking meter next to Carl-Axel Andersson was the first Cale product.


The first Cale parking meter. It accepted 25 cents and allowed a parking hour of up to one hour.

PM 67


The Cale 67 was introduced the same year that Sweden changed to driving to the right. It supported a parking time of up to 12 hours.
B 10


The first Cale pay & display machine.
EL 2002


The first electromechanical pay & display terminal from Cale.
PM 77


Cale introduces an advanced mechanical parking meter with a replaceable mechanism. The PM 77 is still in use in many countries.
EPM 4004


Cale introduces microprocessor technique in its electronic parking meters. Cale is first in the world with an electronic parking meter with a single-chip processor.

MP 5005

Cale releases the MP 5005, the first pay & display machine controlled by a microprocessor. The MP 5005 enabled the use of multiple tariffs. It could also be equipped with an intelligent coin verifier and had a modular design for easy maintenance.

MP 6006


The first Cale space number (Memo) pay & display machine.

EPM 7007

The EPM 7007 was the successor to the EPM 4004. It offered the possibility of using several different tariffs in a very flexible way.

MP 10000


This product was connected to a central computer and had a display, a dot-matrix printer and an optinal key reader able to identify each driver. The MP 10000 was used, for instance, used by sugar refineries to write scale receipts over the loads of sugar-beets delivered by trucks.
MP 8008


Cale develops an advanced pay & display machine that accepts both coins and credit cards. PC software that controls the machines and produces statistics is also released.
MP 8008 with a banknote reader


Cale introduces banknote facilities in the MP 8008.
MP 101


Cale creates the MP 101, with a totally new hardware and software architecture. The MP 101 is used as the basis for developing the next parking machine, the MP 102.

TMA 89

The first back-office program supplied by Cale was a DOS-based application. The parking terminals communicated with a central PC, either via modem or by transferring data via a hand-held terminal. Direct cable connection was another option.

MP 102


Cale releases the modern and multifunctional MP 102, which becomes a huge success.

With the MP 102, Cale introduces support for value cards (smart cards).



A new Windows-based back-office program was introduced. The functions were the same as those of the TMA 89 back-office program (see above), but had a nicer user interface and graphical presentation of data.



The popular space number (Memo) functions are added to the MP 102, resulting in the birth of the MP 103 MEMO.
MP 104


Cale releases the power of the MP 104 with its state-of-the-art architecture, design and payment methods. The back-office software, Argus, released the same year, supports all of the MP 104's functions.


This was the first back-office application designed by Cale for the administration of Cale terminals within the MP 104 family of products. It featured data transfer via modem or PC cards, updating of customisations (e.g. such as tariffs) and credit card blacklists, monitoring of terminal status, automatic transmission of alarms from terminals via modem, graphical presentation of statistics, and much more.

MP 104 Compact (MPC)


The powerful MP 104 gets a sleeker design filled with advanced functions.


Cale releases the new and improved back-office system C-Argus with multiuser support and an improved user interface.

Cale WebOffice 1 (CWO 1)

CWO creates a new trend in back office management of payment terminals. CWO is an internet based service that does not require any PC software to be installed. An ordinary web reader is all that is required.

New applications and functions are launched centrally without requiring any customer resources for installation, upgrades, configuration and trouble-shooting.
MP 104 XL


The third generation of Cale banknote reader terminals is released. Now with improved security and banknote acceptance functions.
Cale WebTerminal 2100 - model 2110 


This is a new generation of payment terminal that uses the latest technological advancements in electronics, mechanics, software, data communication, user interface and security. The CaleWeb Terminal offers outstanding capabilities, especially when administrated via the Internet based Cale WebOffice application (see below).

The CWT 2110 model has a greyscale display with a Piezo keyboard.

Cale WebTerminal 2100 - model 2115

This CWT 2115 model has a greyscale display with an alphanumeric Piezo keyboard.

Cale WebTerminal 2100, version 2120

This CWT 2120 model has a touch screen with illumination, speakers and microphone.

Cale WebOffice 2 (CWO 2)

The CWO 2 is designed to be combined with the new generation of Cale terminals - Cale WebTerminal.

CWT Compact Classic

The CWT Compact Classic is the modern Cale WebTerminal in the proven MPC housing. You can use CWO 2 functionality with this terminal.

CWT 104

The CWT 104 offers CWT functionality in the proven MP 104 housing. CWT 104 can be used with CWO 2, giving the customer improved functionality.

CWT Compact

This terminal takes the Cale WebTerminal a step further, CWT functionality in a durable, proven MPC housing, with improved user-friendliness thanks to a completely new door design.

Cale WebOffice 2.13

Together with CWT Compact an improved version of the back-office system, CWO, is launched. The new version has new features such as purchase rules. Using this version, it is also possible to use CWO 2 functionality for the traditional MP series.

Cale Enforcement
In order to offer operators a completely integrated parking solution, Cale opened on October 2012 a local development and sales office for enforcement systems in Woerden, the Netherlands. Two years later, the Cale Enforcement system is launched and enables a more efficient enforcement in providing fast scanning of license plates, a quick response from the back-office system and a user friendly interface.
Cale Permit
In 2012, Cale Access acquired Mobiway, later renamed Cale Sundvall, to get the knowledge within digital permits. The introduction of Cale Permit in 2014, a flexible web service that helps to handle all sorts of parking permits, is seen as a further step in the Cale Group’s ongoing strategy to offer complete parking systems.
For a supplier like Cale, it is natural to offer mobile payment as part of a complete digital parking concept. Mobile payment is an integral part of both the end customer experience and the operator’s daily operations, that is why Cale developed the mobile parking app WayToPark in 2014.
Like Cale Enforcement and Cale Permit, WayToPark enables a fully integrated parking solution when used alongside Cale WebOffice.