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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

The only thing I care about is getting the license plates, I don't care about quality or anything else as long as it can get the plates. A camera with recognition software would be a major plus, as I ...
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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

There are no cameras I am aware of that can "read" a license plate and produce that data directly as text. Not sure that it would be any use. Instead - aim to get the best quality footage ...
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Accidentally punctured through aluminum frame with a screw tip - still safe? Repairable?

Can it be repaired? No. In general, an Aluminium frame shouldn't be welded after the initial manufacture due to the risk of local cracking and embrittlement. Factory frames are heat treated post ...
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Will a rack-mounted child seat be safe if the rack's maximum load is 2kg less than the seat manufacturer describes as the minimum load?

Tubus, a rack manufacturer says on their website: ISO 11243:2016 requires that all luggage carriers with a carrying capacity of 27 kg or more automatically be approved for the attachment of child ...
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How to determine Giro helmet age?

I have one Giro helmet that, by personal comparison, may confirm your assumption that the sticker without any remaining readable text is the clue that you are missing. My helmet is an aero helmet and ...
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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

As others have proposed, it's probably better to collect the full information about the event, rather than read the number plate specifically. Apart from the use-case of riding in the rain, a simple ...
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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

The Raspberry Pi single-board computer supports a camera and Automatic Number Plate Recognition software. There are many sites on the internet describing how to do it. Just search for "Raspberry ...
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Will a rack-mounted child seat be safe if the rack's maximum load is 2kg less than the seat manufacturer describes as the minimum load?

At the danger of being dissed here but: What would you do if you had zero documentation for either component? You'd mount it and pull and push and see whether it gives you the impression that it holds ...
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