School's out for the summer but school zone safety is always a top concern for law enforcement, civic leaders and, perhaps to the greatest extent, parents and students. Beyond the crimes that can occur within school buildings, there is a need to keep the surrounding areas safe as well.... Read more
After years of research and development, we are proud to announce the release of two innovative technology solutions: the ELSAG Make,Type and Color Recognition software (MTC) and the ELSAG Cloud Storage Solution (ECSS).
Both products are now available to ELSAG ALPR users.
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A deputy in Boone County Missouri was involved in a serious accident in December which caused his patrol car to roll several times. Thankfully, the deputy and the other driver were unhurt, according to David Alexander, operations analyst for the Boone County Sheriff's Office.
Alexander was also surprised to find that the three ALPR cameras affixed to the roof of the patrol car were still fully functional after the wreck and will be reinstalled onto another vehicle this spring.... Read more
An Arizona man who had been reported missing and endangered in Phoenix, Arizona, was located and rescued in Freeport, New York, last week thanks to the town’s fixed automatic license plate reader (ALPR) system.
As reported by Newsday.com, the man drove past part of the system that circles the village. The system alerted police that the man was reported missing and may be in need of assistance. Officer Robert Salisbury was able to locate the driver and get him the medical attention he needed.... Read more
A mobile license plate reading system that the Salisbury Township (Pa.) Police Department implemented last year has generated “incredible law enforcement dividends and helped make driving safer for those who travel Salisbury Township roads and highways.”... Read more
When it comes to license plate data, you have to follow your local compliance regulations, which are designed to to ensure users have authorization and a legitimate purpose for accessing the ALPR data.... Read more
License plate reader software and hardware are powerful technology solutions, but to get the most out of them you need the right customer and tech support.... Read more
ALPR technology is one of the most important tools in an officer’s tool belt. That’s why it’s critical to work with an ALPR system provider that refines product features based on officer feedback.... Read more
ALPR systems are an invaluable resource in helping to deter crime and keep communities safe. This technology is gaining popularity as officers become more familiar with its capabilities.... Read more
Grant funding is a helpful avenue for law enforcement agencies to implement the latest technologies that aid in deterring crime and protecting the community. However, with agencies outnumbering available grants, it’s critical to know the keys to obtaining grant funding.... Read more