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licence plate recognition [1 record]

Record 1 2015-03-05


Subject field(s)
  • Road Traffic
  • Transport Tolls and Rates
  • Security
  • Customs and Excise

From electronic toll collection and traffic activity monitoring to border security, licence plate recognition technology is used widely all over the globe ... LPR is a mass surveillance method that uses optical character recognition software on images to read the licence plates on vehicles.


license plate recognition; LPR: term and abbreviation proposed by the World Road Association.

Key term(s)
  • automatic license plate recognition
  • automatic numberplate recognition


  • Circulation routière
  • Péage
  • Sécurité
  • Douanes et accise

reconnaissance de plaque minéralogique : terme proposé par l'Association mondiale de la route.

Key term(s)
  • reconnaissance de plaque d'immatriculation
  • reconnaissance de plaques minéralogiques


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