Data collection system for electronic parking meters

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8395532
APP PUB NO 20120223841A1
SERIAL NO

13454976

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There is disclosed a single space parking meter that includes a low powered radio for communicating with a mobile access point. There is also provided a parking meter management system comprising a single space parking meter and a mobile access point. The mobile access point comprises a coin collection cart, and a mobile data collection terminal including a wireless radio for communicating with the wireless radio of the single space parking meter. Also disclosed is a method of managing single space parking meters comprising the steps of collecting and storing meter information in a single space parking meter, receiving at a main electronics board of the single space parking meter a transmit signal, and transmitting the meter information to a mobile access point using a low powered radio of the single space parking meter.

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J.J. Mackay Canada LimitedNEW GLASGOW NS20

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chauvin, Gregory Emile Brookside, CA 13 164
Erksine, Neil Stuart Halifax, CA 1 22
MacKay, George Allan New Glasgow, CA 22 245

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
DUNCAN PARKING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (5)
D716156 Parking meter mechanism 7 2013
D714165 Parking meter housing 5 2014
D747983 Parking meter housing 2 2014
* 9536370 Electronic parking meter mechanism with wireless communication antenna 0 2015
* 2015/0129,391 ELECTRONIC PARKING METER MECHANISM WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION ANTENNA 0 2015
 
IPS GROUP INC. (16)
* 9127964 Low power vehicle detection 9 2012
* 2013/0027,218 Low Power Vehicle Detection 24 2012
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* D755650 Parking meter 3 2014
* D749000 Radar enhanced parking meter 7 2014
* D756807 Radar enhanced parking meter 5 2015
* D756808 Radar enhanced parking meter 6 2015
9685027 Parking meter 0 2015
9640016 Parking meter 0 2015
* 9728085 Low-power vehicle detection 0 2015
* 2015/0332,587 LOW-POWER VEHICLE DETECTION 7 2015
9508198 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 1 2015
9692256 Power supply unit 0 2016
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J.J. Mackay Canada Limited (4)
9494922 Single space wireless parking with improved antenna placements 0 2009
9406056 Parking meter with contactless payment 0 2012
9443236 Single space parking meter and removable single space parking meter mechanism 0 2014
9652921 Coin chute with anti-fishing assembly 0 2015
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