Monitoring and tracking system (Number plate recognition system (Road…
Monitoring and tracking system
Number plate recognition system
The camera takes an image and uses OCR software to record the registration plate details
Cameras recognise cars whose tax is out of date so fines can be sent
speed cameras recognise the plate of cars speeding and use this to find details of the registered keeper/driver to send them fines
Cameras recognise cars parked illegally so fines can be sent
Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) is a method that uses OCR on images obtained from video cameras to read car registration plates
Electronic toll collection
Car numbers using toll roads, bridges or tunnels are recognised so that payment can be collected from the driver automatically. This saves them having to keep change for the tolls if they are regular users
Car park management
Number plates are read by a camera and if allowed into the car park, the barrier is raised.
Can be used for pre-booked spaces at airport car parks. No ticket is issued. (Tickets can be easily lost)
Your web browsing activity is recorded by your internet service provider. and it is possible
What are monitoring and tracking systems?
People are worried that these systems can be used to check up on us and erode our privacy
Other people see them necessary to fight again crime and terrorism
ICT systems are able to monitor and track people and vehicles.