Multifunctional electronic parking meter

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8684158
APP PUB NO 20120285791A1
SERIAL NO

13468867

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An electronic parking meter mechanism for inserting into a parking meter assembly is provided. The mechanism includes an inner housing, a payment receiving structure located on the inner housing, a user input device located on the inner housing, and an electronic display screen supported by the inner housing. The mechanism includes a front shelf and a front solar panel coupled to the upper surface of the front shelf. The mechanism may also include wireless communications hardware supported by the inner housing configured to wirelessly communicate with a parking management system.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DUNCAN PARKING TECHNOLOGIES, INC.HARRISON, AR30

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Jones, Gavin Carlsbad, US 22 423
Nickolaus, Mike Milwaukee, US 6 162
Subramanya, Balu Darnestown, US 20 276

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Nattel Group, Inc. (1)
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
IPS GROUP INC. (12)
* 9127964 Low power vehicle detection 10 2012
* 2013/0027,218 Low Power Vehicle Detection 25 2012
9391474 Power supply unit 6 2013
9424691 Parking meter communications for remote payment with updated display 3 2014
9685027 Parking meter 0 2015
9640016 Parking meter 0 2015
* 9728085 Low-power vehicle detection 0 2015
* 2015/0332,587 LOW-POWER VEHICLE DETECTION 8 2015
9508198 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 2 2015
9692256 Power supply unit 0 2016
9661403 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 1 2016
9805518 Meters and upgraded meter cover with sensor 0 2017
 
DUNCAN PARKING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (7)
D716156 Parking meter mechanism 8 2013
D714165 Parking meter housing 7 2014
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D733585 Parking meter mechanism 6 2014
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D746704 Parking meter mechanism 0 2015
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J.J. Mackay Canada Limited (5)
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