International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)

ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJISA Vol.6, No.2, Jan. 2014

Design of an Automated Secure Garage System Using License Plate Recognition Technique

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Afaz Uddin Ahmed, Taufiq Mahmud Masum, Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman

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Automatic Secure Garage, LPR, Matlab Interfacing, Matlab Image Processing, OCR, Template Matching Technique


Modern technologies have reached our garage to secure the cars and entrance to the residences for the demand of high security and automated infrastructure. The concept of intelligent secure garage systems in modern transport management system is a remarkable example of the computer interfaced controlling devices. License Plate Recognition (LPR) process is one of the key elements of modern intelligent garage security setups. This paper presents a design of an automated secure garage system featuring LPR process. A study of templates matching approach by using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is implemented to carry out the LPR method. We also developed a prototype design of the secured garage system to verify the application for local use. The system allows only a predefined enlisted cars or vehicles to enter the garage while blocking the others along with a central-alarm feature. Moreover, the system maintains an update database of the cars that has left and entered into the garage within a particular duration. The vehicle is distinguished by the system mainly based on their registration number in the license plates. The tactics are tried on several samples of license plate’s image in both indoor and outdoor setting.

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Afaz Uddin Ahmed , Taufiq Mahmud Masum , Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman,"Design of an Automated Secure Garage System Using License Plate Recognition Technique", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.6, no.2, pp.22-28, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2014.02.03


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