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A method and apparatus that would allow a motorist, entering a parking structure to receive, on demand a list of the closest 10 or so empty parking spots as well as methods for gathering parking space usage data.
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Motorist Entering a Parking Structure Receives A List of the Closest Empty Parking Spots
A motorist, entering a large parking structure so equipped, could receive along with his parking stub, a list of the current 10 or so closest empty parking locations.
The parking structure would employ sensors in each parking spot and a centralized computer could determine the current empty location, printing them on the parking stub when the user enters the structure.
The sensors could also be useful for parking structure administration purposes.
The system is made up of the following components:
- central management unit
- management access unit
- user interface unit
- sensors and indicators
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The central management unit is the primary processing and data storage portion of the system. The primary function of the central management unit is to monitor various sensors, process input requests, provide data output and store raw and processed data.
These functions can include but are not limited to, monitoring the operation of the attached sensors, monitoring the state of the attached sensors, recording raw and processed data from the sensors, accepting and processing input requests from management access units, accepting and processing input requests from user interface units, storing processed requests and raw data and returning information to the management access units and user interface units.
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The management access unit is an interface between one or more users and the central management unit. Its functions can include but are not limited to configuring the operation of the entire system, monitoring the operation of the entire system, running diagnostics on parts or of the full system and runni...