Machine learning puts Manly on a wave of innovation

High-tech solution delivers parking and crowd control solutions 30 September 2015 – Sydney, Australia: A combination of old fashioned ingenuity and ground-breaking technology is revolutionising the way Council monitors parking flow in Manly. It’s also setting a cost-saving example for public sector organisations throughout Australia. Using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning, a number of parking areas in the Manly area are being targeted by CCTV cameras backed up by special software in order to ensure prompt and proper policing of parking restrictions. Beyond parking, the high-tech solution is even being considered for crowd control and future community safety measurements and even to predict the surf conditions. Nathan Rogers, Manly Council’s CIO, said the Council had a large number of smart and connected devices installed in the municipality, including four smart parking…


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