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Uninsured drivers will be caught with support of ANPR cameras

Police officers in Leicestershire are taking part in a nationwide crackdown on uninsured drivers this week. Leicestershire Police warned motorists who are driving without cover face penalties such as a £300 fine, six points on their licence and, in some cases, their vehicle being seized and crushed. The week of action, which began today, is…

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As tolling needs to become more intelligent, think IQ

The ITS and Tolling market have traditionally developed technologies such as ANPR in-house in order to preserve a level of competitive differentiation and control. This is from a time when only heavy-weight ANPR cameras and separate computing platforms were able to meet requirements of high speed multi-lane highways. However, technology evolves and the latest ITS/Tolling…

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The IQ Test

ANPR cameras are playing a pivotal role in transport management and ‘big data’ collection systems. Continual development of this technology provides further opportunities for efficient and effective uses for ANPR as a sensor input to smart highway infrastructures. The emergence of a new breed of ‘Intelligent ANPR cameras’ such as the MAV IQ range has…

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MAV ANPR Cameras and Radar unit increasing safety in Stroud – BBC News

A speed camera in a village in Gloucestershire has caught more than 28,000 motorists driving fast enough to be prosecuted in less than four weeks. An automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) camera was put up on 19 February by the community in Rodborough, near Stroud, to try to slow down drivers. Since then 277,000 motorists…

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ANPR cameras lead to 41% reduction of burglaries in Nottinghamshire

New technology to prevent crime in Bassetlaw will be coming into force soon. Nottinghamshire Police is in the process of installing a series of automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras on major routes in and out of the area. The cameras, which will be installed temporarily, are joint-funded by Nottinghamshire Police, the Police and Crime…

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Launching the new single lane Intelligent ANPR camera – MAV IQ:SL

The MAV IQ range has expanded its capabilities to exceed rivals in the Intelligent ANPR camera market with new models and an optional expansion module for peripherals. The MAV IQ range leads the market due to its ease of setup for multi-lane, multi-vehicle, high speed accurate license plate reading. To match growing demand for installations…

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Enhancing the MAV IQ Intelligent ANPR Camera

The MAV IQ Intelligent ANPR camera is continually being updated to provide partners with further capabilities and system setup options. To simplify the back office integration of our flagship Intelligent ANPR camera, the MAV IQ, we have increased the number of communication channels for our ‘Store and Forward’ data management feature. This now includes a choice of 3…

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ANPR supports the apprehension of arsonist

A part-time firefighter has admitted plotting a series of blazes across Shropshire and Staffordshire. The part-time firefighter, 31, admitted conspiring to damage property by fire between 29 June 2014 and 3 September 2014. He will be sentenced in the new year after psychiatric reports.  A  36-year-old colleague from Albrighton, also faced the charges but was…

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ANPR supports the identification of almost 5000 uninsured drivers

A total of 4,752 vehicles including cars, motorbikes and mopeds have been seized since ‘Cars Behind Bars’ launched more than two years ago. The scheme uses an automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system which is able to identify those flouting the law. Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis said the crackdown was a huge…

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Rapier 50IQ ANPR Camera – Communication is Key

PRODUCT UPDATE The Rapier 50IQ Intelligent ANPR camera is continually being updated to provide you with further capabilities and system setup options. To simplify the back office integration of our flagship Intelligent ANPR camera, Rapier 50IQ, we have increased the number of communication channels for our ‘Store and Forward’ data management feature. This now includes…

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