Patent Number: 7,821,423

Title: Parking control system and method

Abstract: A parking control system and method provides a total parking control system and method which are capable of automatically managing and controlling a whole process from a time when a vehicle enters a parking lot to a time when it goes out of there by using a server incorporating therein a program for a very high speed image recognition technique and parking management. The apparatus provides a parking location search unit which manages a parking location of an individual vehicle by recognizing vehicle numbers by photographing vehicles entering a parking space and going out of there as well as parked vehicles, and provides related information upon search. The apparatus further provides a parking guiding unit guiding a driver of a vehicle entering the parking lot to an empty place for parking.

Inventors: Lee; Bang-Hoon (Gyeonggi-do, KR)

Assignee: Visionride Inc

International Classification: B60Q 1/48 (20060101); G06K 9/00 (20060101); G07B 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00