US Patent No. 11,071,204

PARKING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM


Patent No. 11,071,204
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Parking Management System
Inventorship Daniel S. Spiro, Scottsdale, AZ (US)
Assignee Exposure Illumination Architects, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,204


1. A decentralized parking management system comprising:a parking manager device coupled to a pole structure electrically connected to a power source and communicatively coupled to a network of a plurality of pole mounted parking manager devices and at least one of a remote client, a mobile device, or combinations thereof,
wherein the parking manager device includes at least one of a processor, a memory with stored software code, a bi-directional communication module, and a sensor,
wherein the parking manager device is specific to and manages a parking zone within a proximate vicinity of the parking manager device, wherein the managed parking zone includes a plurality of parking stalls,
wherein the parking manager device has a unique address associated with at least one of a street address and a building address,
wherein the managed parking zone and parking stalls are associated with the parking manager device,
wherein the parking manager device communicates data indicating at least one vacant stall of the parking stalls in the managed parking zone, wherein the communication data indicates the unique address of the parking manager device and an indication of at least one vacant stall, and
wherein the communicated data is used to generate an interactive map, for access by a user via a communication network, displaying a location of the vacant stall within a predefined distance of an entered address such that the vacant stall is displayed in real time.