Banned cars ‘spy’ cameras contract awarded

A Garda contract for numberplate recognition technology - designed to detect banned cars on Irish roads - has been awarded to a Welsh company.

27th December, 2008

A Garda contract for numberplate recognition technology - designed to detect banned cars on Irish roads - has been awarded to a Welsh company.

Cleartone Telecoms is initially expected to provide more than 80 specialist cameras, which will be used by the Traffic Corps nationwide. The cameras are designed to read each number plate as a numeric code, which is then compared with data contained in a database linked to the Garda Pulse system and...

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