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2013-07-29 23:18:26

Perceptics’ DOT-HS Gives State DOT Officials Vital Safety Screening Data on the Highway. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Perceptics announced today a U.S. DOT Number Reader system able to capture vital U.S. DOT number, KYU and Motor Carrier number data with 85% accuracy at highway speeds for mainline screening or virtual weigh station applications. Earlier this month, Perceptics, working with the Kentucky Transportation Center, demonstrated the DOT-HS at interstate highway speeds....

2013-07-18 00:20:30

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NetChoice today called the ACLU report on license plate readers well intentioned but off the mark. "The fact is, license plate readers are a technology that benefits us all by helping to find criminals and save lives," said Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice. "While well intentioned, the ACLU report on license plate readers is unfortunately off the mark." "This technology helped capture the men responsible for the...

2013-07-16 08:32:08

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that St. Charles Police Department in Missouri is seeing benefits from Vigilant's diverse offering of mobile license plate readers, license plate recognition data, Mobile Companion smartphone application, and hosted LEARN enterprise solution for investigations. Most recently, their use enabled the identification and location of a suspect in a bomb threat at Lindenwood University. Officer Ken Mayer...

2013-07-10 08:20:37

New windshield tag certified for use on India's national highways for Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) HONG KONG, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STAR Systems, a leading provider of UHF RFID tags for automatic vehicle identification, announced that the VENUS windshield tag by STAR-RFID has received approval from the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) for use across India's national highways. Meeting the requirements of India's Ministry of Road Transport and Highways...

2013-07-03 08:20:30

New company will provide specialized RFID/ISO 18000-6C products, solutions and services HONG KONG, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Hong Kong-based RFID hardware provider has emerged to offer UHF RFID solutions for security, access control, electronic tolling and logistics applications. Star Systems International, Limited, was formed by a group of former employees of Sirit and Federal Signal Technologies with more than 40 years of aggregate experience in the Automatic...

2013-06-18 12:20:39

Kapsch to provide next generation transponder technology for the world's first all-electronic toll road MCLEAN, Va., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kapsch TrafficCom North America (Kapsch), a subsidiary of Kapsch TrafficCom AG, today announced it has been awarded a five-year contract by Canadian Tolling Company International Inc. (Cantoll) to supply the next generation technology of its TDMA V6 Interior Transponder for 407 ETR, located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) of Ontario...

2013-06-14 23:00:46

The Charleston Police Department, an NDI Recognition Systems customer, used automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) technology to recover a stolen car. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 A Charleston police officer used an ALPR system from NDI Recognition Systems to recover a stolen car last Sunday, according to a Charleston City Paper article posted June 14. The vehicle had been reported stolen by Hertz Rental Car in West Columbia, SC, after a customer named Courtney Michelle Thomas...

2013-06-13 08:20:26

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that Sacramento County Sheriff's Department (SCSD) continues its successful license plate recognition (LPR) program with Vigilant Solutions' network of private LPR data and online investigative and analytic tools. Vigilant's private LPR data is harvested from a number of sources and made available exclusively to law enforcement for investigative use. Sergeant Kyle Hoertsch states, "We've enjoyed many...

2013-06-04 08:34:23

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that its license plate recognition (LPR) data and investigative tools were used by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to locate a suspect in a violent rape / sodomy / beating case. Detective Patricia Batts of LAPD comments, "We used Vigilant's LPR data to track the vehicle of a suspect wanted in a rape/sodomy/beating case. Using historical sightings of the vehicle in the Vigilant system, we...

2013-05-14 08:38:33

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that its license plate recognition (LPR) data and investigative tools were used to identify a significant smuggling organization involving over twenty (20) vehicles being used to transport narcotics across the country. A police officer in Alabama that works as part of a criminal interdiction task force in cooperation with other agencies and drug interdiction specialists throughout the country used...