Resources Contact Us Home
Urban parking system

Image Number 6 for United States Patent #RE43245.

A wireless network covering a large local geographic area is used to link a large number of payment terminals provided in the same area. Each payment terminal is located near a plurality of parking spaces, either at the curbside or in municipal lots. Parking data is gathered from motorists at the payment terminals, the parking data including vehicle identification data or parking space identification data. The parking data is sent from the payment terminals to the wireless network in response to payment made at the payment terminals. A plurality of portable terminals are provided for use by parking wardens inspecting the parking spaces of the local geographic area. The wireless network is used to transmit the parking data substantially upon receipt from the payment terminals to the portable terminals in the local geographic area.

  Recently Added Patents
Systems and methods for tracking power modulation
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium for identifying target-recording element using detection pattern
Client-managed group communication sessions within a wireless communications system
Selecting from a plural of energy saving modes
Color variation control process for molding plastic and composite multi-color articles
Self-correcting amplifier system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Asynchronous reversible analog to digital converter
Micro mechanical component and production process thereof
Reciprocating compressor, in particular CO.sub.2 compressor for vehicle air-conditioning units
Method of sensing the amount of a thin film deposited during an ion plating process
Supported nickel catalysts having high nickel loading and high metal dispersion and methods of making same
Ice cream scoop
Method for determining a depth map from images, device for determining a depth map
Light emitting device
Non-contact workpiece holder