If you’re dodging parking ticket fees, you may be in for quite the challenge. A new software called the license plate recognition technology, takes photographs of license plates and converts these images to text.
The software helps city employees who issue parking tickets easily locate unpaid parking ticket holders with the snapshot of the person’s license plate. The software also detects if a vehicle has surpassed its parking time. Of course, it can also be used as a safety precaution as well.
A website describing the use of the software paints a vivid picture of how it can save a life. “Imagine a sad scenario that happens all too often. A child is kidnapped and witnesses have a brief description and a partial license plate of the kidnapper,” the website says.