eBook – What is the difference between ANPR and CCTV?

Mar 21, 2023

ANPR Access Control - Two ANPR parking system cameras on the corner of a wall

A comparison of ANPR and CCTV

In recent years, internet-connected CCTV (Closed-Circuit Television) has revolutionised traditional analogue CCTV. ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) is a type of networked CCTV specifically designed for vehicle identification. However, there are significant differences between the two.

If you’re managing a public or private car park, you may be investigating using CCTV cameras as a security or access control solution. If you are, you may be confused by the different terminology used for vehicle identification, particularly ANPR.

This eBook highlights the differences between ANPR and CCTV, the types of each technology, and how they can be used. This eBook covers:

  • CCTV and ANPR
  • ANPR acronyms – What do they all mean?
  • Vehicle identification
  • Smart cameras and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • The challenges of using CCTV for ANPR
  • The differences between CCTV and ANPR
  • The types of CCTV
  • The types of ANPR
  • True ANPR technology
  • The key benefits of true ANPR over CCTV for parking operators
  • How to choose an ANPR solution

If you are investigating ANPR solutions for parking management and enforcement then this eBook will give you a good understanding of the differences between CCTV number plate recognition and true ANPR cameras.

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