Bangalore Traffic Police has started installing Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras on the streets of Bangalore, these ANPR cameras will help in identifying the criminals on the roads as well as in dense areas.
Also, let us tell you that the first ANPR camera was installed last week. Bangalore Traffic Police seems to be working for the purpose for which these ANPR cameras have been installed, ANPR cameras have already separately examined 25 vehicles with pending cases and collected Rs 19,900 as fine. Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR camera) cameras are not only helping the Bangalore Traffic Police but also instilling fear in the minds of criminals that ‘the next number is not theirs’.
What is ANPR Camera?
Technologies for smart vehicles, smart cities and intelligent transportation systems continue to transform many aspects of human life. As a result, technologies like Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras have become a part of our everyday activities, so let’s know what is ANPR Camera?
ANPR Camera is a mass surveillance device that performs optical character recognition on images to read license plates, inform police and prevent criminal activities.
How does ANPR camera work?
The ANPR camera takes pictures of the criminals and with the help of software in it sends the details of the criminals to the police personnel stationed nearby and the officer stops the vehicle.
In addition, ANPR cameras can automate access control systems, provide better security, prevent car thefts, detect uninsured vehicles, and monitor vehicles that use petrol without paying. Also it can identify illegal parking, keep an eye on vehicles running red lights and make traffic management efficient.
Simply put, ANPR Camera is a robust security tool that depends on quality images and robust software. The camera can also be set to read specific numbers, such as the numbers assigned to two-wheelers or cars.
Where were the ANPR cameras installed?
ANPR cameras have been installed at Cubbon Road, High Ground, Balkundri Junction and other places.
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So far, the Bangalore Traffic Police has procured 2028 body worn cameras, 250 ANPR cameras and 80 red-light violation detection (RLVD) cameras and the traffic police says it is in the process of procuring more cameras.
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Story first published: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 16:00 [IST]