Category Archives: Image recognition

Recognizing license plates from video

The following is written in c with the use of the very handy opencv library.

So I wanted to identify the license plate numbers of cars that drive by my home. Set up a camera with a telephoto lens connected to a simple self made motion detection program that would capture images when there is enough movement in the video. Let it capture for an hour or so and see what it received (hopefully no privacy issues) : Continue reading