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THE SMART PARKER

My contribution (hopefully our's) is to make parking easy for drivers all over the world and save their time and energy!

Photo of Abenezer Israel
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MY SOLUTION IS… Four small tires will be installed on the bottom of the car just beside the main tires of the car. Now these tires, when launched, will come out facing sideways with respect to the main tires of the car and lifts it few centimeters upwards and shifting it to the left or the right depending on the driver’s wish. What the driver only needs to do is stop his/her car perfectly adjacent to the parking space he/she found. Once they have done that, they only need to push one button (which will be installed on the dashboard which will order the tires to come out and shifts the car sideways) and the tires do the rest. This system has dual benefits because as I mentioned in the second question, the tires will be a great use of help for a sandwiched car as they move it safely to the outside without any contact with the cars in front of and behind him/her. The driver will also save his/her time and energy from trying to get the car out by moving it back and forth by readjusting the wheels several times. Hence, the parked car can no longer be wedged in ever.

Describe who will use your solution (1,000 characters)

MY SOLUTION IS FOR THE DRIVER (EVERYONE WHO HAS A CAR ESPECIALLY IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD) WHO ALWAYS FACES A CHALLENGE WHEN PARKING HIS/HER CAR IN A TIGHT SPACE. IN ADDITION, IT’S ALSO ANOTHER CHALLENGE WHEN THAT DRIVER WANTS TO TAKE HIS/HER CAR SOMEWHERE BUT FIND IT SANDWICHED BETWEEN TWO OTHER CARS IN FRONT AND BEHIND THEM. NOW LET’S SAY YOU’RE IN YOUR CAR DRIVING TO WORK OR TO AN APPOINTMENT OR SOMEWHERE AND YOU HAVE JUST ARRIVED TO YOUR DESTINATION BUT YOU NEED TO PARK YOUR CAR SO YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A SPACE BUT CAN’T FIND ANY. SO YOU’RE SEARCHING AND SEARCHING AND FINALLY YOU HAPPEN TO FIND A SPACE THAT YOUR CAR CAN DEFINITELY FIT IN BUT LOOKS TOO SMALL TO PARK YOUR CAR AS SEEN IN THE PICTURE. SO IF THE DRIVER ALREADY HAS THIS SYSTEM INSTALLED ON HIS CAR, ALL HE HAS TO DO IS SHIFTS HIS CAR TO THE SPACE, THAT LOOKED SO SMALL OTHER DRIVERS IGNORED, AND CARRY ON WITH HIS AMAZING LIFE! MOREOVER,CHECK OUT THIS SHORT CLIP FROM A MOVIE. *Mr. ADAM SURELY NEEDS THIS SYSTEM!!*

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Initial Design - you are still exploring the idea and have not tested it with users

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

I AM SUBMITTING THIS IDEA AS AN INDIVIDUAL.

Size of your team or organization

  • I am submitting as an individual

Funding Request

  • $100,000

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

Well I hope I would team up with Ford engineers to bring this idea come to life. This Idea needs electrical and mechanical installation on the car so if Ford decides to go with this idea; I desperately need the assistance of electrical and mechanical engineers. You see the best thing about this idea is that it can easily be applicable on each and every car in the entire world. It doesn’t need to wait for a new latest model car to be implemented like most other inventions require. We can install the system on every Ford car and we can give the license to other car companies to use it if they agree to pay Ford according to its agreement. So this project is not just a 100,000$ project. It’s worth way more than that. But most of all, it could probably be the next innovative technology in the automotive world, and I want Ford to introduce it to the world.

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

I would measure the success of my pilot based on its flexibility, efficiency and prefer-ability. when I say flexibility, the idea can be modified, upgraded or even altered to the desire of Ford company. Clearly its an initial design so it needs modification.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=296E57CxNw4

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Hello MItch,

I saw the video and it has somehow a similar concept to this one. I noticed it was in the 1950's but it still had a tremendous impact for parallel parking challenges and also for easy rotations during narrow spaces. I think this system should be brought in use in today's world because we just can't find parking space that easy anymore and when we finally find one we shouldn't hesitate to take it because who knows we might end up going to another city for the next parking space you know! i don't know how you found the video but thank you so much for sharing Mr. Turck

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