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License Plate Recognition – Milestone LPR, ipConfigure, OpenALPR

I’ve been asked about license plate recognition many times and how can one capture readable plates day & night. The answer is actually counter-intuitive to what most people think.

I’ve tested a few solutions from a free open source solution to costly commercial solutions.

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Terminology Series: Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

Power over Ethernet or PoE technology describes a way to power a camera using the very same Ethernet cable used to connect the camera to the network. The big advantage is that you do not need a seperate power supply and 110VAC to power a camera.
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