Sunday, August 2, 2009

UK's Number Plate Database growing

"Police are using surveillance cameras to photograph three billion car numbers plates a year - the equivalent of 100 pictures every second, new figures have revealed.

The ANPR - automatic number plate recognition - systems are taking images of registration plates at a rate of 350,000 per hour - or around 6,000 per minute."

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What's interesting about the story is that they don't say how many arrests were made or crimes solved with the help of these cameras.

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