Blog posts tagged as “License Plate Recognition” (22 results)

Finding People of Interest with License Plate Recognition

March 17, 2017

In a previous blog on automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), we explored how license plates can now be added as access control credentials to secure parking lots. Cities can benefit in similar ways to secure parking at municipal buildings and sites. But there’s more. By positioning ALPR cameras on main roadways, the system can alert law enforcement to wanted vehicles or people of interest. Curtis Krauel, Captain at the Palm Beach Police Department, said, “It’s like fishing with dynamite.” … Read more

Tags:   Law Enforcement / Transportation / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu / Unification

New Ways of Using ALPR

March 3, 2017

Have you ever gotten stuck at a parking gate or garage because your key fob won’t work? Or, you are waiting behind someone who can’t find their badge? Those days will soon be gone. License plates can now be added as credentials within the Synergis™ access control system, offering businesses and residential buildings the ability to streamline vehicle entry. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / License Plate Recognition / Sipelia IP Intercom / Unification

The Greener Side of Parking

April 22, 2016

It’s Earth Day, and we all want to do well for our planet. So today, we are sharing a clever way that our customers have been staying true to their green missions - using AutoVu™, our automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) system for off-street parking. … Read more

Tags:   Industry / Parking / University / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu

A Closer Look at Physical Security System Vulnerabilities

March 31, 2016

In our last post, we got you thinking about the Security-of-Security. Specifically, we raised questions about the kind of information contained in your IP physical security system, how that data is protected, and what that information allows people to do. … Read more

Tags:   Industry / Access Control / Synergis / Cloud / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu / Security Center / Unified Security Platform / Video Surveillance / Omnicast

Improving City Security with ALPR

October 5, 2015

Why ALPR parking data is an untapped gold mine for law enforcement … Read more

Tags:   Law Enforcement / Parking / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu

Improving Permit Management on University and College Campuses

April 20, 2015

Gone are the days when college and university campuses functioned as closed communities onto themselves. These days, many are spread over large areas of land and serve tens of thousands of students each year, most of whom live off campus. … Read more

Tags:   Education / Parking / License Plate Recognition

New AutoVu Videos

March 4, 2015

While most people are familiar with automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), not everyone has seen it in action. AutoVu, the ALPR system of Security Center, automates license plate reading and identification, making it easier for law enforcement, municipal, and commercial organizations to locate vehicles of interest, and enforce parking. … Read more

Tags:   Parking / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu / SharpX

Doing More with an ALPR Investment - Q&A with Kimley-Horn

August 13, 2014

In this short Q&A, Brett Wood, ‎ Parking & Transportation Consultant at Kimley-Horn, a Genetec partner and independent consultant, talks about the company's experience using ALPR to offer more accurate and cost-effective data collection and help their customers optimize parking facilities and operations. For more in-depth information on the application, read their results from this interesting field study in this white paper: "License Plate Recognition Data Collection". … Read more

Tags:   Parking / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu / Technology Partners

AutoVu Case Study Infographic

July 10, 2014

A few weeks ago, we took part in the Parking Poster Session that was open to exhibitors of the IPI Conference and Expo. The poster session consisted of large horizontal posters (93.5"wide x 47.5"high) depicting either products or projects and were displayed in the pre-function area of the convention center. … Read more

Tags:   IPI / Education / Parking / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu

Driving Parking Enforcement Efficiency

June 17, 2014

Parking enforcement vehicles are driven an average of 40 hours per week. Factor in the extra starts and stops inherent to parking enforcement and your fuel efficiency will be far from optimal. Because of this high usage, the specific vehicle chosen for the task can have a relatively large impact on the fleet operator’s fuel and maintenance costs. And with municipalities and institutions’ growing concerns for the environment, emissions are also becoming a growing factor. … Read more

Tags:   Parking / License Plate Recognition / AutoVu