Computer-implemented system and method for hands-free tagging and reserving of parking spaces

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8610597
APP PUB NO 20120092191A1
SERIAL NO

13182426

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A computer-implemented system and method for tagging a parking space for a motor vehicle through a gesture is provided. Motor vehicle parking spaces are managed through a server. Smart parking devices physically proximate to the parking spaces are interfaced. Vehicle occupancy sensors also physically proximate the parking spaces are interfaced. Parking availability indicators associated with the parking spaces are interfaced. Those parking spaces that are unoccupied based on their respective vehicle occupancy sensors and currently available over any other reservations stored in the server are identified to a driver of a motor vehicle. One of the unoccupied parking spaces is reserved upon a gesture provided by the driver. Occupancy of the reserved unoccupied parking space is sensed through the nearest vehicle occupancy sensor following parking of the motor vehicle. The identity of the motorist is verified against the reservation through the nearest smart parking device.

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CONDUENT BUSINESS SERVICES, LLCDALLAS, TX338

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bell, Alan G Los Altos, US 41 1056
Cummins, David Preston Washington, US 17 215
Eldershaw, Craig Belmont, US 37 322
Glasnapp, James San Rafael, US 3 34
Good, Lance E Gaithersburg, US 29 419
Greene, Daniel H Sunnyvale, US 104 3003
Isaacs, Ellen San Jose, US 33 1957
Stefik, Mark Jeffrey Portola Valley, US 33 466
Torres, Francisco Eduardo San Jose, US 18 215
Uckun, Serdar Palo Alto, US 36 706

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