Monitoring and Tracking Systems-used to monitor and track information…
Monitoring and Tracking Systems-used to monitor and track information about people and vehicle.
Number plate recognition systems
Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR)- a method using optical character recognition(OCR). These track an image to recognise a car. some applications for this are...
Car park management
To raise barriers for the correct cars
To recognise cars which have booked previously a space in the airport's carpark
Electronic toll collection
To recognise car numbers to charge a payment directly to the driver
Cameras to locate illegally parked cars
Cameras which recognise cars which the taxes are out of date so some fines are charged on them
Practically everything you do on the internet is recorded therefore it is impossible to remain anonymous whilst you use it.
They can also locate a person using a mobile phone
Employers monitor the calls the employees make using the phone provided by the company to check if they are abusing of the system or not.
Mobile phone calls are recorded by phone companies so they can be kept for a certain period of time
Key logging tracking
A process to locate the keys you press when you use your computer using a key logger
Employers constantly supervise their workers. This is normally for commercial purposes but it can also be used to check up if they are doing what they have to do. Examples are...
Internet use is monitored by network managers to record what payes employees look at, how much time and other things
Emails can be read
Deliver drivers can have a GPS which allows employers to locate them. This is done to know if the delivery is being done properly.