ANPR


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ANPR

abbreviation for
(Communications & Information) Automatic Number Plate Recognition: a surveillance technology which uses optical character recognition on camera images to read a vehicle's numberplate
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The only ones who were stopped, would have been drivers of vehicles that had triggered the ANPR system.
We appreciate Congress' focus on expediting our SAC rate cases," said STB chairman Daniel Elliott III in the ANPR.
They don't use main roads, they use smaller country roads instead, so we need to a have mobile ANPR kit so it can be used on these back lanes to see who is using them.
A draft Federal Register notice released by the board invites public comment on the ANPR.
Data from ANPR is only generally available to Police Scotland officers for 90 days and if required after this period a special case has to be made.
Among all the ANPR system components, ANPR cameras held the largest market share in 2014 and it is expected to reach USD 591.
On a number of occasions I have made drivers, waiting in their vehicle for their passenger, aware of the ANPR enforcement and they have immediately moved to the four-hour parking area, thus avoiding the parking charge.
But beyond helping to locate Merseyside's most wanted, ANPR cameras also offer officers a customisable crime-fighting experience - complete with ring-tone style alerts for the positive identification of law-breakers.
Force Inspector Gary Kelly said: "Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology is deployed extensively across North Wales so should thieves steal number plates, we will immediately be able to recognise if they have been placed on another vehicle when it passes one of our ANPR locations or vehicles.
All seven routes in and out of Royston, Herts, are covered by the ANPR - automated number plate recognition - system.
A report concluded that it is impossible to say whether the use of ANPR would have prevented Ashleigh''s death.
ANPR can operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and the system is fair and equitable.