GB2354898B - Vehicle licence plate imaging - Google Patents

Vehicle licence plate imaging

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Publication number
GB2354898B
GB2354898B GB9915965A GB9915965A GB2354898B GB 2354898 B GB2354898 B GB 2354898B GB 9915965 A GB9915965 A GB 9915965A GB 9915965 A GB9915965 A GB 9915965A GB 2354898 B GB2354898 B GB 2354898B
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Prior art keywords
licence plate
plate imaging
vehicle licence
vehicle
imaging
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GB9915965D0 (en
Inventor
Brian David Vincent Smith
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Pearpoint Ltd
Pips Tech Ltd
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Pearpoint Ltd
Pips Tech Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K9/00Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
    • G06K9/20Image acquisition
    • G06K9/2018Identifying/ignoring parts by sensing at different wavelengths
    • GPHYSICS
    • G08SIGNALLING
    • G08GTRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS
    • G08G1/00Traffic control systems for road vehicles
    • G08G1/01Detecting movement of traffic to be counted or controlled
    • G08G1/017Detecting movement of traffic to be counted or controlled identifying vehicles
    • G08G1/0175Detecting movement of traffic to be counted or controlled identifying vehicles by photographing vehicles, e.g. when violating traffic rules
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/30Transforming light or analogous information into electric information
    • H04N5/33Transforming infra-red radiation
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K2209/00Indexing scheme relating to methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
    • G06K2209/15Detection and recognition of car license plates
GB9915965A 1999-07-07 1999-07-07 Vehicle licence plate imaging Expired - Lifetime GB2354898B (en)

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GB2354898B true GB2354898B (en) 2003-07-23

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US8436748B2 (en) 2007-06-18 2013-05-07 Leddartech Inc. Lighting system with traffic management capabilities
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US4731854A (en) * 1986-07-17 1988-03-15 Perceptics Corporation Optical system for producing an image for a set of characters
GB2248994A (en) * 1990-08-17 1992-04-22 Secr Defence Surveillance apparatus for viewing vehicle number-plates
GB2280027A (en) * 1993-06-23 1995-01-18 Knott James Automatic reading of vehicle number plates
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DE3535588A1 (en) * 1985-10-05 1987-04-09 Robot Foto Electr Kg Method and device for photographic detection of highly luminous or reflecting parts of a field of vision to be photographed
GB2186461A (en) * 1986-02-08 1987-08-12 Gec Avionics Automatic exposure control in television cameras
US4731854A (en) * 1986-07-17 1988-03-15 Perceptics Corporation Optical system for producing an image for a set of characters
GB2248994A (en) * 1990-08-17 1992-04-22 Secr Defence Surveillance apparatus for viewing vehicle number-plates
GB2280027A (en) * 1993-06-23 1995-01-18 Knott James Automatic reading of vehicle number plates
DE29718274U1 (en) * 1997-10-15 1998-03-19 Rugullis Michel Camera Recorder of speedometer with built Verlauffilter
JPH11316405A (en) * 1998-04-30 1999-11-16 Koito Ind Ltd Vehicle image-pickup device

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US8242476B2 (en) 2005-12-19 2012-08-14 Leddartech Inc. LED object detection system and method combining complete reflection traces from individual narrow field-of-view channels
US8436748B2 (en) 2007-06-18 2013-05-07 Leddartech Inc. Lighting system with traffic management capabilities
US8600656B2 (en) 2007-06-18 2013-12-03 Leddartech Inc. Lighting system with driver assistance capabilities
US8310655B2 (en) 2007-12-21 2012-11-13 Leddartech Inc. Detection and ranging methods and systems
US8723689B2 (en) 2007-12-21 2014-05-13 Leddartech Inc. Parking management system and method using lighting system
US8842182B2 (en) 2009-12-22 2014-09-23 Leddartech Inc. Active 3D monitoring system for traffic detection
US8908159B2 (en) 2011-05-11 2014-12-09 Leddartech Inc. Multiple-field-of-view scannerless optical rangefinder in high ambient background light
USRE47134E1 (en) 2011-05-11 2018-11-20 Leddartech Inc. Multiple-field-of-view scannerless optical rangefinder in high ambient background light
US9378640B2 (en) 2011-06-17 2016-06-28 Leddartech Inc. System and method for traffic side detection and characterization
US9235988B2 (en) 2012-03-02 2016-01-12 Leddartech Inc. System and method for multipurpose traffic detection and characterization
US10488492B2 (en) 2014-09-09 2019-11-26 Leddarttech Inc. Discretization of detection zone

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