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Installation of a security camera at a vaccination site at the University of Arizona

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 Industry News: University of Arizona Leverages License Plate Recognition

Vaccine Distribution

When the University of Arizona (UA) was selected as a point of dispensing (POD) for the COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, officials built a solution from Genetec and Route 1 Inc. to make a quick and efficient distribution process. UA implemented the Genetec AutoVu Managed Services solution with four Automatic License Plate Recognition cameras installed throughout the POD, as well as the Traffic Sense Travel Times module.

This pairing added functionality and insight into POD operations, with vehicles automatically tracked as they entered and exited, plus immediate identification of any delays or potential issues that required further investigation. For example, the UA team found that on days with mostly new volunteers, cars took longer to pass through the POD. So, the team adapted schedules to ensure volunteers were supported by more experienced personnel to keep vehicle throughput high and aid in the distribution of vaccinations.



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