OCR SOFTWARE FOR UIC RAILWAY CODE RECOGNITION
CARMEN® RAILWAY CODE RECOGNITION (UIC)is created to extract and read the UIC numbers from rolling stock. By recognizing the UIC codes on train cars, Carmen® UIC provides unparalleled accuracy and speed for railway transportation applications. Commercial railway system operators can register passing railway carriages – carrying cargo or passengers – without human assistance by taking advantage of automatic railway code recognition, which in turn can be stored and processed for statistical or system management purposes. By automatically reading the UIC code numbers of railway wagons from an image or video signal for international and logistic operations, Carmen® UIC enables railway system operators to access important data of the contents of each wagon, as well as the date, time and location of the railway cars.
CARMEN® UIC offers:
- High accuracy and industry leading high recognition rates
- Real-time traceability of passenger and cargo railway cars
- Smooth and problem-free 24/7 operation
- Easy integration through SDK and user-friendly API
CARMEN® UIC provides solution for common problems by:
- Automating UIC code reading, saving time and resources
- Allowing faster, more accurate tracking of wagons
- Increasing safety on railways by providing live traffic data
CARMEN® UIC is ideal for:
- Railway operators, infrastructure companies and transportation authorities
- Business intelligence, railroad traffic and safety analytics
CARMEN® UIC offers the advantage with its ability to automatically read wagon numbers or UIC codes, while adapting to environmental changes for 24/7 operation. It is fast and easy with straightforward use with any hardware, compatible with any image source (analog / digital / still images / MJPEG video streams) and supports both Windows and Linux platforms. Its development libraries (DLL, SO) allow flexible integration through their SDK, and in server mode CARMEN® UIC is able to perform parallel processing and handling of unlimited camera inputs.
GENERAL INFORMATION Purpose Automatic recognition of the railway vehicle ID numbers – am UIC wagon/coash number recognition software for various intelligent railroad management systems. Supported operating systems Windows (32/64 bit) Linux (32/64 bit) Supported platforms x86_32 | x86_64 | Minimum system requirements 1 GHz CPU | 512 MB RAM | 1 GB HDD | free port/slot for NNC Licensing One licence per application thread, multiple license/controller is available Available neural network controllers USB 2.0 – type A USB – internal, 4 pin PCIe card (x1) mini-PCIe card (x1) (new!) INTERFACE Input Still image from file or memory in any image format (BMP | PNG | JPEG | JPEG2K | RAW) Live digital camera input Output OCR data UIC number in ASCII text Position of the UIC code Confidence level in percentage Confidence levels for each characters ID of the best image Trigger Can be integrated with any trigger device (recommended when recognizing from live image stream) Software motion detection module is included DEVELOPMENT TOOLS Supported programming languages under Windows C/C++, C# Visual Basic .NET Java Supported programming languages under Linux C/C++ In the box Development libraries: .dll, .so files Sample codes for each progamming language Neural network controller Comprehensive digital documentation available online
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What is a UIC Code?
Wagon numbers (or coach numbers) are key data for railway operations. UIC codes help identify and track railway wagons for railway operators, infrastructure companies and transportation authorities. UIC, by the way, stands for the the French name of the International Union of Railways.
UIC code recognition
Carmen® UIC offers automatic recognition of UIC codes on railway wagons with the highest accuracy and recognition rates in the industry.
The image source can either be analog, digital or IP cameras – Carmen® UIC accepts still images or MJPEG video streams as well. By adding illumination to the cameras, the software is able to adapt to the environmental changes for a smooth 24/7 operation. It is fast, easy and straightforward to use.
Arriving in a form of an SDK, its development libraries (DLL, SO) allow flexible integration on both Windows and Linux platforms. In server mode Carmen® ACCR is able to perform parallel processing and handling of unlimited camera inputs.
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