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On-street parking

 

In most cities, the number of paid parking spaces is increasing. Visitors to the city want to park close to their destinations and residents expect the parking pressure in their neighborhood to diminish. Both groups consider parking service and convenience (permits, payments) important and they expect that parking control is conducted efficiently and fairly. 

Increasingly, municipalities and parking companies enforce parking rules based on license plates. For purposes of efficiency, they use scanning methods in order to monitor from cars, scooters or PDAs.

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Environmental zones

Environmental zones are set up to keep heavily polluting trucks out of the inner city. For many municipalities, enforcement of this is a challenge.

Environmental services check compliance within these zones by scanning the license plates of trucks inside the zone using fixed or mobile cameras. By matching information from the motor vehicle database and their own permits administration, it is possible to know which vehicles are allowed in the zone; the others are trespassing. 

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Route monitoring

Route monitoring systems make it possible to check the speed of vehicles on a given stretch of highway (as opposed to a fixed point).

The large number of vehicles and their speed, complications arising from variable speed limits and the required accuracy all place high demands on the cameras and their supporting systems. Highway managers also desire systems that don't require triggers such as loops in the road surface. 

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