We’re big fans of all of SecurityInformed.com’s ‘5 Minutes With’ videos—in which they talk to industry experts about the latest on physical security products—but if we had to choose a favorite, here it is.... Read more
Every year, automated license plate recognition technology gets more
sophisticated and more positive coverage in news outlets around the world. Yet every year, professionals at small-to-midsize law enforcement agencies continue to question if an ALPR system is a nice-to-have or a need-to-have for an agency of their size.
While our ELSAG team could go on and on about the efficacy and benefits of LPRs, it's important for you to hear it from others too. Not only can third-party testimonials from across the U.S.—whether they're from our clients or not—give you relatable insights, they can make your conversations with others (the powers that be, perhaps) more credible and convincing.... Read more
We often talk about how license plate readers can significantly benefit your local community and surrounding towns. It's important to note, though, that these devices can also play a major role in locating out-of-state criminals and rescuing children that don't even live in your jurisdiction. Take this news story, for example, about a Cleveland kidnapper caught in New York.... Read more
An ALPR system's high speed cameras can do a lot of things very quickly. They can read hundreds of license plates per minute, capture contextual photos of vehicles, translate the image of a plate into alphanumeric characters, and ultimately aid in solving crimes and locating missing persons. Most systems can read plates day or night, in all types of weather conditions, and many manufacturers advertise they read plates from all 50 states in the U.S. and most foreign countries.... 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