Parking meter

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7854310
APP PUB NO 20080245638A1
SERIAL NO

12072524

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A parking meter assembly (10) including a base (11) that is to be fixed to or embedded in a ground surface, typically adjacent the curb that which a car is to be parked. The assembly (10) also includes a parking meter (13) having a front face (17) that includes a coin slot (25) a card slot (20) and a control panel (21). The parking meter (13) further includes a rear face (27) having a window aperture (28) that provides for the transmission of light to a solar panel (29) behind the aperture (28).

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
IPS GROUP INC.SAN DIEGO, CA56

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hall, Mathew James Balmain, AU 2 117
Hunter, Murray David Kirby Balmain, AU 14 268
Jones, David Andrew Balmain, AU 17 330
King, David William San Diego, US 37 805

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
5222076 Data communication apparatus and method with low power standby mode 73 1991
5563491 Combined parking meter and electric-vehicle battery charger with remote status receiver 182 1993
5659306 Expired parking meter indicator 47 1996
* 6309098 Contactless-IC-card receive and read-write mechanism for an on-street parking meter 94 2000
2001/0051,531 Method and apparatus for global computer network parking meter system 41 2001
2006/0152,349 Smart Parking Meter 53 2005
* 2008/0071,611 Parking meter payment by cell phone link 46 2006
 
INTEGRATED PARKING SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
6312152 Electronic module for conventional parking meter 70 1999
 
DUNCAN PARKING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5841369 Parking meter with peripheral functions 81 1997
 
Streetline Networks (1)
2008/0238,715 Remote parking meter auditing module 43 2007
 
MACROPARK, INC. (1)
2003/0128,136 Electronic parking meter having audio-video communications with a central station 46 2002
 
WIX FILTRATION CORP. (1)
5842411 Shielded printer 23 1997
 
POM Incorporated (2)
4880097 Park card system for electronic parking meter 78 1988
5614892 Payment slot communicating apparatus for vendng prices 64 1995
 
J.J. Mackay Canada Limited (1)
6111522 Multiple electronic purse parking meter 87 1999
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Nippon Conlux (1)
* 6457586 Bank-note processing device 43 2001
 
INTELLIGENT DEVICES, INC. (1)
5852411 Universal adaptor for electronic parking meters 63 1996
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9415721 Directional speed and distance sensor 0 2014
 
DUNCAN PARKING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (18)
D659557 Parking meter mechanism 21 2011
D684870 Parking meter mechanism 12 2012
9697506 Wireless communication parking meter system and method 0 2012
9524498 Control system for wireless communication parking meter 0 2012
9196097 Electronic parking meter with vehicle sensor 4 2012
8684158 Multifunctional electronic parking meter 20 2012
* 8662279 Upgraded single space parking meter and method 10 2012
* 2012/0285,792 UPGRADED SINGLE SPACE PARKING METER AND METHOD 21 2012
8631921 System and method for direct transfer of electronic parking meter data 18 2012
D716671 Parking meter mechanism 7 2012
D716156 Parking meter mechanism 7 2013
9123184 System and method for direct transfer of electronic parking meter data 0 2013
D714165 Parking meter housing 5 2014
D747983 Parking meter housing 2 2014
D733585 Parking meter mechanism 5 2014
9536370 Electronic parking meter mechanism with wireless communication antenna 0 2015
D746704 Parking meter mechanism 0 2015
9536235 System and method for direct transfer of electronic parking meter data 0 2015
 
IPS GROUP INC. (24)
8595054 Parking meter and a device therefor 24 2006
* 2009/0159,674 PARKING METER AND A DEVICE THEREFOR 46 2006
8513832 Power supply unit 22 2008
8479909 Coin validation unit with clip feature 19 2008
* 2009/0026,842 POWER SUPPLY UNIT 43 2008
9002723 Method and apparatus for automatic location-specific configuration management of a removable meter unit 8 2009
8749403 Parking meter communications for remote payment with updated display 28 2010
8590687 Parking meter 27 2010
9127964 Low power vehicle detection 9 2012
D707140 Parking meter 13 2012
D707141 Parking meter 13 2012
D707142 Parking meter 13 2012
8862494 Parking meter and a device therefor 19 2013
9391474 Power supply unit 5 2013
9424691 Parking meter communications for remote payment with updated display 2 2014
9047712 Method and apparatus for automatic location-specific configuration management of a removable meter unit 9 2014
D755650 Parking meter 3 2014
9685027 Parking meter 0 2015
9640016 Parking meter 0 2015
9728085 Low-power vehicle detection 0 2015
* 9508198 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 1 2015
9692256 Power supply unit 0 2016
9661403 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 0 2016
9805518 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 0 2017
 
J.J. Mackay Canada Limited (16)
8727207 Electronic parking meter 9 1997
9494922 Single space wireless parking with improved antenna placements 0 2009
8250887 Tamper resistant lock 3 2010
D654816 Payment sensor for a parking meter 25 2010
D656046 Single space parking meter 18 2011
D661603 Single space parking meter 17 2012
8770371 Single space parking meter and removable single space parking meter mechanism 11 2012
8636133 Single space parking meter and removable single space parking meter mechanism 0 2012
8395532 Data collection system for electronic parking meters 22 2012
8339281 Data collection system for electronic parking meters 0 2012
8807317 Single space parking meter and removable single space parking meter mechanism 4 2012
9406056 Parking meter with contactless payment 0 2012
D705090 Single space parking meter 10 2012
D716157 Single space parking meter 2 2014
9443236 Single space parking meter and removable single space parking meter mechanism 0 2014
9652921 Coin chute with anti-fishing assembly 0 2015
* Cited By Examiner

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