TLEX technology reduces nuisance in Scheveningen

23 Jul 2021

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The realm of nuisance

Yet, this liveliness often crosses into the realm of nuisance, leaving The Hague’s enforcement team tirelessly addressing complaints.

 

Monthly, a staggering thousand reports flood in, highlighting parking woes, traffic infractions, disruptive noise, and behaviours linked to substance misuse, notably nitrous oxide.

Innovative approach against nuisance

Recognising the gravity of the situation, The Hague is not just increasing its enforcement personnel or tightening parking regulations. It’s pioneering an ingenious path by incorporating a distinctive application for locals to report disturbances directly. The initiative, ‘Innovative Approach Against Nuisance,’ integrates Avutec’s cutting-edge AI camera system with Monotch’s TLEX platform. This blend identifies overstayed parking and captures a spectrum of public disturbances, empowering the municipality with actionable, real-time insights for targeted interventions.

Tech-driven nuisance mitigation

The increasing discontent among Scheveningen’s residents and business owners due to visitor-induced disturbances has prompted a collaborative action plan. Spearheaded jointly by the community and entrepreneurs, the strategy encompasses a broad array of measures aimed at curbing parking issues, noise pollution, street racing, substance abuse, and littering. At the heart of this plan lies the strategic use of smart camera technology and data exchange systems to hone enforcement efforts.

AI-powered vigilance

The ‘Innovative Approach Against Nuisance’ project is a testament to technological advancement, employing Avutec’s AI camera system seamlessly integrated with Monotch’s TLEX platform. This synergy not only monitors parking durations but also vigilantly scans for any form of nuisance, from noise disturbances to vandalism, ensuring prompt reporting to Scheveningen’s enforcement body.

Enhancing enforcement efficiency

With Monotch’s TLEX platform acting as the nerve centre, the project is a crucial step towards validating the efficacy of visual detection technologies in public spaces. This initiative paves the way for more precise, swift enforcement actions by ensuring the accurate transmission and reception of reports. Further research will explore the broader application of this data-driven approach, with The Hague optimistic about its potential to streamline and expedite nuisance resolution efforts.