A Smart Camera for Traffic Surveillance

  • Remigiusz Baran
  • Tomasz Ruść
  • Mariusz Rychlik
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 429)


An intelligent surveillance system based on visual information gathered by smart cameras, aimed at traffic monitoring with emphasis on traffic events caused by cars, is presented in the paper. The system components and their capabilities for automatic detection and recognition of selected parameters of cars, as well as different aspects of system efficiency, are described and discussed in detail. Smart facilities for Make and Model Recognition (MMR), License Plate Recognition (LPR) and Color Recognition (CR), embedded in the system in the form of their individual software implementations, are analyzed and their recognition rates detailed. Finally, a discussion of the system’s efficiency as a whole, with an insight into possible future improvements, is included in the conclusion.


intelligent camera surveillance system vehicle recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Remigiusz Baran
    • 1
  • Tomasz Ruść
    • 2
  • Mariusz Rychlik
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics and Computer ScienceKielce University of TechnologyKielcePoland
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsJan Kochanowski UniversityKielcePoland
  3. 3.University of Computer Engineering and TelecommunicationsKielcePoland

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