A Sydney council is using Microsoft monitoring software in CCTV cameras to book you for parking …

Brown bombers, grey ghosts: whatever you call them, parking rangers generally have a job only a mother could love. And if you’re a seasoned parking violator, your problems are about to get a lot worse in the popular Sydney seaside suburb of Manly. Manly Council has introduced a new technology – Microsoft’s Azure Machine Learning – to local CCTV cameras to police parking restrictions. So far the devices have been installed in four smart parking stations, 25 smart parking meters, 20 wireless access points and 100 CCTV cameras in the tourism and surfing hotstop, which attracts eight million visitors each year. Nathan Rogers, Manly Council’s CIO, says the tech will help them find where problems occur and target those areas. “Before we could use Azure Machine Learning to watch cameras,…


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