On MOSY-enabled police cars, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) / automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) greatly increases mobile police officers’ information processing and crime fighting capabilities.
HOW IT WORKS
When out on patrol, police officers can instantly check for stolen and fleeing vehicles, non-insured vehicles, unpaid tolls and fines, traffic and parking zone eligibility, and roadworthiness, safety and emission test status – and any other hotlist criteria.
ANPR has major benefits. According to statistics of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, up to 70% of serious crime is linked to the theft of motor vehicles or their use in committing crimes. Analyses and statistics show that ANPR systems are particularly useful in locating stolen cars and missing persons, and with investigating robberies and kidnappings.
Features and advantages
Automatic and continuous scanning of vehicles in front, behind and nearby, day or night
One or more cameras fitted, depending on customer requirements
Cameras mounted on the car roof, or inside the car
Next-lane recognition – either in the same or opposite direction and at up to 250km/h relative speed
Semi-automatic recognition – a smartphone or tablet camera can check number plates
Side recognition – uses side cameras to identify parked vehicles in a car park or on the street
Camera – captures violation images as evidence
Intuitive and easy to use
Proved highly successful when used by police forces
Rapid integration with an existing hotlist, or manual hotlist management through MOSY’s back office system, m*Office