• Short Summary

    MUNICH'S POLICEMEN ARE NOW HELPED IN THEIR TASK OF CONTROLLING THE CITY'S TRAFFIC FLOW BY TV CAMERAS.

  • Description

    MUNICH'S POLICEMEN ARE NOW HELPED IN THEIR TASK OF CONTROLLING THE CITY'S TRAFFIC FLOW BY TV CAMERAS. THESE ARE SET ON HIGH POLES AND OTHER UNOBSTRUCTED LOCATIONS AND RELAY PICTURES BACK TO A CENTRAL CONTROL ROOM. THE FLOW IS ANALYSED AND INFORMATION FROM THE POLICE HEADQUARTERS IS PASSED ON TO POLICEMEN MANUALLY CONTROLLING LIGHTS AT VITAL INTERSECTIONS.

    THE TV CAMERAS ARE EQUIPPED WITH REMOTE CONTROL ZOOM LENSES TO GIVE THE CONTROL ROOM A PRECISE IMPRESSION OF THE TRAFFIC AND ALSO INDIVIDUAL VEHICLES. THEY OPERATE FROM 6 O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING UNTIL 10 AT NIGHT.

    PRIMARILY INSTALLED FOR THE STATE VISIT NEXT MONTH OF QUEEN ELIZABETH OF ENGLAND TO WEST GERMANY, THE CAMERAS WILL ASSIST SECURITY OFFICIALS CHECK IN DETAIL THE ROUTE ALONG WHICH SHE WILL TRAVEL. THE ZOOM LENSES AFFORD DETAILED CLOSE-UPS AND ANYTHING SUSPICIOUS WILL BE NOTICED IMMEDIATELY. THE CAMERAS WILL ALSO PREVENT ANY LARGE TRAFFIC HOLD-UPS DURING THE QUEEN'S TOUR OF MUNICH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACEVLO8155ZI1RT5EWV0MUMAFT
    Media URN:
    VLVACEVLO8155ZI1RT5EWV0MUMAFT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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