TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. (Plano, TX)
An example operation may include one or more of receiving from a destination processing node, a notification from a transport regarding the possibility of a vacancy, and determining, by the destination processing node an estimated date of availability, and the location of the vacancy based on the notification, querying, by the destination processing node several transports that are in close proximity to the vacancy, and then assigning the location of the vacant spot to a specific transport of the plurality of transports.
Transports like cars, bikes, trucks, planes and trains provide transportation for passengers and goods in many ways. Numerous computers can be utilized to discover and perform functions associated with transports like a smartphone computer, tablet or laptop.
Transport parking lots and parking garages might have signs to provide parking spaces. For example, a parking location might have lights to show that the parking area could be accessible. However, even if parking spaces are accessible however, it can be difficult to know the exact location of these parking spaces. It is also hard to figure out which location is closest or most practical.
Accordingly, an efficient and secure method of routing the vehicles to parking spots that are accessible and an automated movement of the vehicles to parking spaces that are more accessible using the possibility of mutable storage is sought.
One possible embodiment would comprise any of the following detecting a vehicle stationed at an event or accessing a device belonging to a transport occupant to identify a location for pickup for the transport and the timing to pick it up based on an update of the event, detecting the device belonging to the an occupant of the transport at least one modification to the pickup location or the times for pickup, and then requesting to shift the transport to a location that is close to the event based the modified pickup location and the altered pickup timing.
Another possible embodiment might comprise any of receiving a notice from transport about a possible vacant position; determining a likely time for availability and the location of the vacancy based on the notification; requesting by destination processing Node a plurality transports that are within a radius of the vacant space associating the location with a particular transport in the multiple of those transports.
Another example embodiment could include one or more of querying a transport about parking spaces to reserve a parking spot and then receiving confirmation from the transport to vacate these parking spots and then finding the parking spaces that need to be removed in accordance with the verifications.
Another example embodiment may include a system comprising a processor and memory, wherein the processor is designed to perform one or more of detect a parking of a transport at an event’s location, access a device of a transport occupant todetermine the location of pickups for the transport and a pickup time after a conclusion to an event, identify through the device belonging to the transport occupant at least one change to the pickup location and the pickup time made based on an updated conclusion to the event and then issue a request to transfer the transport to a location proximate to the event based upon the changed pickup location as well as the altered pickup time.
A different example of embodiment offers an apparatus comprising an engine, memory and wherein the processor may execute one or more of: receive a notice from an upcoming transport that could be associated with a vacant spot; determine a possible timeof availabilty and a location for the vacancy based upon the notification; query several transports in the proximity to the empty space and assign the location to a particular transport from the plurality.
A different example embodiment could provide a system that includes a processor and memory, in which the processor is configured to execute one or more of the following: search a number of transportations within a parking zone for a parking space to be removed, receive verification to vacate the parking spots from the various transports within the parking area, and determine locations of the parking spots to be cleared based on the verifications.
A further example embodiment provides non-transitory computer-readable media comprising instructions, that when processed by a processor, trigger the processor to execute one or more of detecting the transportation’s parking at an event location,accessing a device of a transport occupant to determine a transport pickup location and pickup time based upon a conclusion of an event, and detecting from the device of the occupant of the transport at least one alteration of the pickup location and the pickup time in accordance with an updated conclusion of the event, and sending an order to shift the transport to a location near to the event based on the modified pickup location and pickup time.
A further example embodiment provides a non-transitory computer-readable medium comprising instructions, that when read by a processor, trigger the processor to perform one or more of: receiving a notification from a transport about a vacancy that is likely to be filled and determining a likely date of availability and place of the vacancy, based on the notification, and then querying a plurality of transports in a proximity of the vacancy and assigning the location of the vacant spot to a particular transport, based on the multiplicity of transports.
A further example embodiment includes instructions that are non-transitory computer-readable media. These instructions cause the processor to query several transports in an area of parking for a parking spot to vacate, receive verification to vacate parking spots from the various transports, and identify the locations of parking spots to vacate based on the verifications.
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