Access Control Solution automates approved vehicle entry.

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Used as stand-alone system or integrated with existing access control equipment, Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)-based automated vehicle access control system can be configured from linked PC to permit or bar entry to any vehicle attempting to enter secure site. It can be attached to any gate or access control barrier and is comprised of Reg-Sentry control box with embedded processing engine, choice of number plate capture cameras, and Sentry-Viewer commissioning software.



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Reg-Sentry Automated Vehicle Access Control Solution on Show at Security Essen



ANPR-based access control system ideal for car parks, factories, offices, schools and colleges

o Stand-alone or integrate with existing access control equipment
o Easy to configure from a linked PC
o Can be attached to any gate or access control barrier

Reg-Sentry is Bosch Security Systems' first Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)-based, automated vehicle access control solution. Designed to be installation friendly, Reg-Sentry can be used as either a stand-alone solution or can be quickly and easily integrated with existing access control equipment. Reg-Sentry allows the user to easily configure the system from a linked PC to permit or bar entry to any vehicle attempting to enter a secure site.

Users upload number plate data using the PC-based Sentry-Viewer commissioning software, creating their own custom Black / White list. The camera captures the number plate of any vehicle approaching an access control point and sends data to the Reg-Sentry control box which processes the information, compares it to the list and sends a signal to the access barrier to open or remain closed.

The package comprises a Reg-Sentry control box with embedded processing engine, a choice of field-proven number plate capture cameras to accommodate a range of required capture distances, and the easy-to-use Sentry-Viewer commissioning software. Together these functions deliver a flexible, user-friendly solution for a wide range of access control applications.

The Reg-Sentry Black / White list can contain up to 10,000 license numbers and will be supplied with a full European number plate recognition library.

Reg-Sentry can be attached to any gate or access control barrier. Potential applications include car parks, gated communities, factories, offices, schools and colleges.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 271,000 associates generated sales of 46.3 billion euros in fiscal 2007. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 300 subsidiaries and regional companies in roughly 50 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Each year, Bosch spends more than 3 billion euros for research and development, and applies for over 3,000 patents worldwide. The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering."

The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

Additional information can be accessed at www.bosch.com.

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