Automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR) is a technology that uses optical character recognition on images to read vehicle registration plates to create vehicle location data.
ANPR can be used to store the images captured by the cameras as well as the text from the license plate.
How I built my own Raspberry Pi powered Smart Mirror with voice control (with custom wake-word detection) and facial recognition
Hongkong based actiMirror presented it's product range at Global Sources Electronics 2017 in
But I was wondering if it would be possible to have a camera in the mirror too and use facial recognition to display data based on who was infront of it? Using Face Tracking Software Development Kit (SDK) Magic Mirror is able to locate The face detection algorithm draws up a box around the user's face and For license plate recognition to work, your camera needs a few specific things:
- The angle of the camera is extremely important, because a camera that's installed too high cannot see the license plate
- The distance from the camera to the car must also be considered - while a camera may be able to zoom in quite a distance, you want to minimize the distance between camera and car
- Lighting is also important - whether you install lights or use the camera's built-in IR, you will need additional lighting at night
- The speed of oncoming traffic must be low enough that the camera has enough time to focus on the license plate
In addition, you'll need to pay attention to the quality of the image. To be used as legal evidence, your video may need to meet standards set by your local law enforcement; one requirement might be that the captured license plate image be at least 15 pixels tall, to ensure clarity.
Web Camera Pro application uses data vision theory to identify objects within video, search through catalogues of images, and extract information out of images.
Object detection deals with detecting instances of semantic objects of a certain class (such as a dog, a human, or a car.) in digital images and videos.
Web Camera Pro - video surveillance
with artificial intelligence.