Recent Changes for "AutoVu" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVuRecent Changes of the page "AutoVu" on Davis Wiki.en-us AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2008-07-13 23:14:37MaryLiethlinks, removed broken links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Davis Enterprise Article''' -- [http://www.davisenterprise.com/articles/2005/07/11/news/173new0.txt Parking Violators On Candid Camera (7/11/05)]<br> - [http://www.autovu.com/website/content/products_autofind.html AutoFind Product Information]<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''it's only a matter of time before some vietnamese guy named auto vu tries to join this site.'' - ["ArlenAbraham" arlen] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''it's only a matter of time before some vietnamese guy named auto vu tries to join this site.'' - ["<span>Users/</span>ArlenAbraham" arlen] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''I used to think that they were chalking the tires with something that only a blacklight would show and that's why their little weird golf-cart had those odd lights, but it appears that it's just taking pictures of license plates and OCRing them-- or so the info above suggests. Metering parking is one way to protect a scarse parking-space comodity, but it's also a way of making some money. Just think of what they might turn to next?''-["JaimeRaba" jr] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''I used to think that they were chalking the tires with something that only a blacklight would show and that's why their little weird golf-cart had those odd lights, but it appears that it's just taking pictures of license plates and OCRing them-- or so the info above suggests. Metering parking is one way to protect a scarse parking-space comodity, but it's also a way of making some money. Just think of what they might turn to next?''-["<span>Users/</span>JaimeRaba" jr] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "with chalk you can at least check whether you need to move your car or not. with AV, there's no way you can know-- through intimidation, you're forced to move your car within the zone's alloted time. hmmm... we could certainly use the wiki to track the movement of the AV, but doing so would probably just expedite the onset of metered parking." ["CraigBrozinsky" cb] </td> <td> <span>+</span> "with chalk you can at least check whether you need to move your car or not. with AV, there's no way you can know-- through intimidation, you're forced to move your car within the zone's alloted time. hmmm... we could certainly use the wiki to track the movement of the AV, but doing so would probably just expedite the onset of metered parking." ["<span>Users/</span>CraigBrozinsky" cb] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking. There are also quiet a few of those cars around, so that would mean (if they all had it installed) that practically all parking enforcement in the downtown area is now chalk-free. Also, IR filters are pretty easy to come by, and you can make them look as transparent as glass. You could easily fit some IR-blocking glass or plastic over your license plate for cheap.'' --["PhilipNeustrom"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking. There are also quiet a few of those cars around, so that would mean (if they all had it installed) that practically all parking enforcement in the downtown area is now chalk-free. Also, IR filters are pretty easy to come by, and you can make them look as transparent as glass. You could easily fit some IR-blocking glass or plastic over your license plate for cheap.'' --["<span>Users/</span>PhilipNeustrom"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Those things to block red light cameras and stuff don't work. I think they work with a normal image, but if it can't read a normal image it inverts it which makes it show up or something. --["BradBenedict"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Those things to block red light cameras and stuff don't work. I think they work with a normal image, but if it can't read a normal image it inverts it which makes it show up or something. --["<span>Users/</span>BradBenedict"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-08-12 11:00:11'' [[nbsp]] The cars look like normal carts, but with large, white camera like things pointing off the corners of the roof at 45 degree angles. --["ArlenAbraham"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-08-12 11:00:11'' [[nbsp]] The cars look like normal carts, but with large, white camera like things pointing off the corners of the roof at 45 degree angles. --["<span>Users/</span>ArlenAbraham"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-08-26 11:55:58'' [[nbsp]] since Sacramento only has three of these vehicles, I doubt Davis has more than two --["ApolloStumpy"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-08-26 11:55:58'' [[nbsp]] since Sacramento only has three of these vehicles, I doubt Davis has more than two --["<span>Users/</span>ApolloStumpy"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-08-01 00:46:51'' [[nbsp]] How much did these things costs? Are the costs really worth it? I mean, I guess in the eyes of Davis PD, they can make more money with more tickets (especially with the blockface parking...) OY. --["ChristyMarsden"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-08-01 00:46:51'' [[nbsp]] How much did these things costs? Are the costs really worth it? I mean, I guess in the eyes of Davis PD, they can make more money with more tickets (especially with the blockface parking...) OY. --["<span>Users/</span>ChristyMarsden"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * $80,000 according to Parking Violaters article. --["BradBenedict"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * $80,000 according to Parking Violaters article. --["<span>Users/</span>BradBenedict"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-08-04 22:32:31'' [[nbsp]] wow, talk about adding injury to insult... --["JoeRunnels"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-08-04 22:32:31'' [[nbsp]] wow, talk about adding injury to insult... --["<span>Users/</span>JoeRunnels"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2008-05-12 14:19:55LindaComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-05-12 15:19:55'' [[nbsp]] They still mark tires with chalk, even with the new system. Don't be fooled! I believe they do it to entice people (like me) into moving so the chalk doesn't show. I have a broken foot, so it's a pain to change into a driving shoe just to re-park. A luncheon was running late at Soga's, so I rolled my car back so the chalk wouldn't show, but got nailed by the automated system. Stupid me. $35 for an extra 20 minutes. If the chalk hadn't been there, I would have reparked on another block. Sometimes I hate Davis. --["Users/Linda"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2007-05-16 17:25:39StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2007-05-16 18:25:39'' [[nbsp]] I just read an article on vanguard about how AV is too efficent, and people just move cause the *know* they will get a ticket. --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2007-04-24 23:57:04BradBenedict <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * Those things to block red light cameras and stuff don't work. I think they work with a normal image, but if it can't read a normal image it inverts it which makes it show up or something. --["BradBenedict"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * $80,000 according to Parking Violaters article. --["BradBenedict"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-11-05 11:50:34EdwinSaadaq answered. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-09-19 23:07:39'' [[nbsp]] How far away do you have to move to be in a new 'zone'? --["EdwinSaada"]<br> - ------</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-08-07 09:25:26DennyYauupdated links &amp; info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;'''AutoVu''' is the brand-</span>name of the ''detection system'' used in <span>som</span>e of the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis ["streets"] looking for ["parking"] violat<span>e</span>rs. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. This means no more tire chalking is needed. </td> <td> <span>+ '''AutoVu''' is the brand</span>-name of the ''detection system'' used in <span>on</span>e of the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis ["streets"] looking for ["parking"] violat<span>o</span>rs. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. This means no more tire chalking is needed. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only ["Reparking Rule" moved a few spaces away] (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). This is much faster than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr<span>/90min</span>/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only ["Reparking Rule" moved a few spaces away] (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). This is much faster than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;The absence of chalk also means you won't know whether ["parking"] enforcement has marked your vehicle or not.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Sacramento has <span>three</span> AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has <span>at least</span> one, which has been seen trolling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Sacramento has <span>seven</span> AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has <span>only</span> one, which has been seen<span>&nbsp;["downtown"] and</span> trolling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Davis police/parking officer Prestion (ID 149) drives one of these.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The following ["parking"] enforcement officers have been seen driving the AutoFind vehicle around town:<br> + * #151 Reposa (the bearded one)<br> + * #154 Kolb (the lady)<br> + * #155 Price ("gramps")</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [http://www.autovu.com/website/content/products_autofind.html Website]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Davis Enterprise Article''' -- [http://www.davisenterprise.com/articles/2005/07/11/news/173new0.txt Parking Violators On Candid Camera (7/11/05)]<br> + [http://www.autovu.com/website/content/products_autofind.html AutoFind Product Information]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-08-04 21:32:31JoeRunnelsComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-08-04 22:32:31'' [[nbsp]] wow, talk about adding injury to insult... --["JoeRunnels"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-07-31 23:53:12KenjiYamadaok i guess i was wrong, "trolling" is ok <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, which has been seen tr<span>aw</span>ling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, which has been seen tr<span>ol</span>ling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-07-31 23:51:29KenjiYamadatrawling not trolling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, which has been seen tr<span>ol</span>ling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, which has been seen tr<span>aw</span>ling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-07-31 23:46:51ChristyMarsdenComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-08-01 00:46:51'' [[nbsp]] How much did these things costs? Are the costs really worth it? I mean, I guess in the eyes of Davis PD, they can make more money with more tickets (especially with the blockface parking...) OY. --["ChristyMarsden"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-07-31 22:11:33JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only moved a few spaces away (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). This is much faster than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only <span>["Reparking Rule" </span>moved a few spaces away<span>]</span> (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). This is much faster than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "with chalk you can at least check whether you need to move your car or not. with AV, there's no way you can know-- through intimidation, you're forced to move your car within the zone's alloted time. hmmm... we could certainly use the wiki to track the movement of the AV, but doing so would probably just expedite the onset of metered parking." ["CraigBrozinsky" cb]<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> "with chalk you can at least check whether you need to move your car or not. with AV, there's no way you can know-- through intimidation, you're forced to move your car within the zone's alloted time. hmmm... we could certainly use the wiki to track the movement of the AV, but doing so would probably just expedite the onset of metered parking." ["CraigBrozinsky" cb] </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2006-01-14 14:01:45ArlenAbrahamfixing links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(autovu_summer_05.jpg<span>, right, 300</span>, "An AutoVu system installed on a ["parking"] enforcement vehicle.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(autovu_summer_05.jpg, "An AutoVu system installed on a ["parking"] enforcement vehicle."<span>, 300, right, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''it's only a matter of time before some vietnamese guy named auto vu tries to join this site.'' - ["arlen<span>"</span>] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''it's only a matter of time before some vietnamese guy named auto vu tries to join this site.'' - ["<span>ArlenAbraham" </span>arlen] </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-09-19 22:07:39EdwinSaadaComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-09-19 23:07:39'' [[nbsp]] How far away do you have to move to be in a new 'zone'? --["EdwinSaada"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-09-07 14:06:02PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;'''AutoVu''' is the brand</span>-<span>name of the ''detection system'' used in some of the strange loo</span>k<span>ing golfcart-lik</span>e vehicles that patrol Davis<span>&nbsp;streets looking for</span> ["<span>parking</span>"] violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. This means no more tire chalking is needed. </td> <td> <span>+ '''AutoVu''' is the brand</span>-<span>name of the ''detection system'' used in some of the strange looking golfcart</span>-<span>li</span>ke vehicles that patrol Davis ["<span>streets</span>"] <span>looking for ["parking"] </span>violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. This means no more tire chalking is needed. </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-09-07 14:05:09PhilipNeustromphoto <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(autovu_summer_05.jpg, right, 300, "An AutoVu system installed on a ["parking"] enforcement vehicle.")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-09-07 14:04:14PhilipNeustromUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/AutoVu?action=Files&do=view&target=autovu_summer_05.jpg">autovu_summer_05.jpg</a>.AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-26 10:55:58ApolloStumpyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-08-26 11:55:58'' [[nbsp]] since Sacramento only has three of these vehicles, I doubt Davis has more than two --["ApolloStumpy"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-13 12:28:44JackHaskelspalling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only moved a few spaces away (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). This is <span>fastly quick</span>er than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only moved a few spaces away (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). This is <span>much fast</span>er than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way. </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 14:57:34AmyZimmermangrammar <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, <span>and</span> has been seen trolling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, <span>which</span> has been seen trolling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 10:00:11ArlenAbrahamComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-08-12 11:00:11'' [[nbsp]] The cars look like normal carts, but with large, white camera like things pointing off the corners of the roof at 45 degree angles. --["ArlenAbraham"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 09:49:57PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking. There are also quiet a few of those cars around, so that would mean (if they all had it installed) that practically all parking enforcement in the downtown area is now chalk-free.'' --["PhilipNeustrom"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking. There are also quiet a few of those cars around, so that would mean (if they all had it installed) that practically all parking enforcement in the downtown area is now chalk-free<span>. Also, IR filters are pretty easy to come by, and you can make them look as transparent as glass. You could easily fit some IR-blocking glass or plastic over your license plate for cheap</span>.'' --["PhilipNeustrom"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 09:43:27PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking'' --["PhilipNeustrom"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking<span>. There are also quiet a few of those cars around, so that would mean (if they all had it installed) that practically all parking enforcement in the downtown area is now chalk-free.</span>'' --["PhilipNeustrom"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 09:41:07PhilipNeustromintegrated and new q about what they look like <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;'''AutoVu''' is the brand-</span>name of the ''detection system'' used in the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for ["parking"] violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. </td> <td> <span>+ '''AutoVu''' is the brand</span>-name of the ''detection system'' used in<span>&nbsp;some of</span> the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for ["parking"] violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. <span>&nbsp;This means no more tire chalking is needed.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''does this mean that these carts don't need to "chalk" tires?''<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''What do the cars carrying these look like? Are they the same as the vehicle on the ["Parking"] page? Do all cars looking like that have it installed? I know I've seen __those__ cars do chalking'' --["PhilipNeustrom"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 08:30:09CraigBrozinsky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Comments]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + "with chalk you can at least check whether you need to move your car or not. with AV, there's no way you can know-- through intimidation, you're forced to move your car within the zone's alloted time. hmmm... we could certainly use the wiki to track the movement of the AV, but doing so would probably just expedite the onset of metered parking." ["CraigBrozinsky" cb] </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 05:03:58ApolloStumpy <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Davis police/parking officer Prestion (ID 149) drives one of these.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 05:03:02ApolloStumpymore info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''AutoVu''' is the brand-name of the ''detection system'' used in the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for ["parking"] violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''AutoVu''' is the brand-name of the ''detection system'' used in the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for ["parking"] violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph.<span>&nbsp;The license plate is then compared to an onboard database of plates to determine if it is in violation. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only moved a few spaces away (which still constitutes being in that timed zone). </td> <td> <span>+</span> The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only moved a few spaces away (which still constitutes being in that timed zone).<span>&nbsp;This is fastly quicker than the chalk-the-tires method, allowing parking officers to check 1000 cars in the time that it took to check 300 the old fashioned way.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 00:48:25JaimeRabaJaime, you need to preview. Preview. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''I used to think that they were chalking the tires with something that only a blacklight would show and that's why their little weird golf-cart had those odd lights, but it appears that it's just taking pictures of license plates and OCRing them-- or so the info above suggests. Metering parking is one way <span>protects scarse a</span> parking-space comodity, but it's also a way of making some money. Just think of what they might turn to next?''-["JaimeRaba" jr] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''I used to think that they were chalking the tires with something that only a blacklight would show and that's why their little weird golf-cart had those odd lights, but it appears that it's just taking pictures of license plates and OCRing them-- or so the info above suggests. Metering parking is one way <span>to protect a scarse</span> parking-space comodity, but it's also a way of making some money. Just think of what they might turn to next?''-["JaimeRaba" jr] </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-12 00:47:03JaimeRaba <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''I used to think that they were chalking the tires with something that only a blacklight would show and that's why their little weird golf-cart had those odd lights, but it appears that it's just taking pictures of license plates and OCRing them-- or so the info above suggests. Metering parking is one way protects scarse a parking-space comodity, but it's also a way of making some money. Just think of what they might turn to next?''-["JaimeRaba" jr]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-11 16:47:15PhilipNeustromlink <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''AutoVu''' is the brand-name of the ''detection system'' used in the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for parking violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''AutoVu''' is the brand-name of the ''detection system'' used in the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for ["parking"] violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-11 16:47:01PhilipNeustromquestion and clairification <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;'''AutoVu''' is the brand-name of</span> the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for parking violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. </td> <td> <span>+ '''AutoVu''' is the brand</span>-<span>name of the ''detection system'' used in</span> the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for parking violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''does this mean that these carts don't need to "chalk" tires?''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-11 16:44:20ArlenAbrahampoor auto. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''it's only a matter of time before some vietnamese guy named auto vu tries to join this site.'' - ["arlen"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> AutoVuhttp://daviswiki.org/AutoVu2005-08-11 07:03:38ApolloStumpy <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for AutoVu<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''AutoVu''' is the brand-name of the strange looking golfcart-like vehicles that patrol Davis streets looking for parking violaters. It is equipped with dual infrared cameras that can read license plates, even at an angle, as the vehicle travels at around 15 mph.<br> + <br> + The violations it can find include unauthorized residential parking and people who have parked too long in 1hr/2hr spaces. It is also equipped with GPS to determine if a particular vehicle in that timed spot has only moved a few spaces away (which still constitutes being in that timed zone).<br> + <br> + Sacramento has three AutoVu vehicles, which it uses for more than a dozen busy areas. Davis has at least one, and has been seen trolling residential streets like ["Sycamore Lane"] and ["Acacia Lane"].<br> + <br> + [http://www.autovu.com/website/content/products_autofind.html Website]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>