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Genetec and iView Systems announced partnership and delivery of integrated licence plate recognition for the iTrak Incident Reporting and Risk Management Platform.



November 6, 2008
By Staff

iViews’ iLPR – Intelligent License Plate Recognition Software employs
Genetec’s AutoVu Sharp IP based licence plate recognition camera,
delivering advanced digital video processing and plate matching against
registered license plates, vehicles and subjects within the iTrak
reporting platform.

License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology is one of the most reliable
and mature video analytic technologies available today. From parking
access control to stolen vehicle and self excluded patron
identification, AutoVu Sharp cameras combined with the iTrak System can
improve self exclusion programs along with the safety, and security of
any risk managed environment.

Self-exclusion involves the identification of gambling-related problems
by the gambler. The gambler signs a contract (in the form of a
self-exclusion waiver) not to gamble in a venue for a specified period.
Should the gambler be subsequently detected entering any area of the
venue that has been identified, the gambler must be removed from that
area.
 
The iLPR solution enables security personnel to automatically identify
and intercept self excluded patrons and other designated individual
vehicle owners before entering the premises. This proactive technology
is being introduced into iView’s customers globally.
 
The iLPR – Intelligent License Plate Recognition module automatically
alerts selected iTrak users when a self excluded gaming patron or known
vehicle enters or exits the property. This system leads to increased
and effective self-exclusion programs and trespass management.
 
The AutoVu Sharp automatically reads plates of parked or moving
vehicles up to 140 MPH or 225 km/h. This LPR camera is ideal for
outdoor applications, and is available in a variety of configurations,
depending on the specific needs of each application.

“iView Systems is incredibly excited about the newly formed partnership
with Genetec. By integrating Genetec’s proven License Plate Recognition
solution into the iTrak Incident Reporting & Risk Management
Platform, we are able to provide our customers with yet another key
tool for automated alerting and reporting.” says James Moore,
vice-president of iView Systems.
 
“We are extremely pleased to partner with iView Systems in providing
new tools to the gaming industry to increase the effectiveness of
self-exclusion programs”, states Pierre Hubert, Business Development
Director, LPR and Mobile Solutions at Genetec.

“Gambling establishments will see immediate results from leveraging Genetec’s advanced license plate recognition technology.”