Parking meter

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United States of America

PATENT NO 9640016
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14698806

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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, CA61

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hall, Matthew James San Diego, US 5 106
Hunter, Murray David Kirby San Diego, US 15 304
Jones, David Andrew San Diego, US 24 372
King, David William Rancho Santa Fe, US 49 912

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