Best Method To Detect a Rail Car Being Delivered?

I have a client that would like to be notified by email when rail cars (pulled by a train) are dropped off at their plant (grain elevator).

The railcars are delivered at random and the Plant Manager would like to be notified so he can call his staff into work.

What do you recommend? Camera setup with Motion detection or video analytic? Motion sensor? Other?

They...

** **** ** ******** *** *** *** ******** *** ** bullet ******* ******* ** *** ******** ** *** ********. ** thought *** ** *** ******* ****** ******** ****** *** ********.

*** **** ** ** **** *** ****** ****** ** ***** alarms.

railcarandelevator
Login to read this IPVM discussion.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

*** *** **** ****** ** ****** ** ******?

** ***** *********(*****) **** ******* *** ******** ** ******** ** *** ****?

******,

* ***** *** **** **** ** **** **** **** *** big *** ****** '****' ********* **** ** *** '****' ** video *********.

*'** ***** ***** ******** ** **** **** *** * ***** suggest ******* * ****** ****** **** ** ***** ********* *** the **** ****.

******** *** ************ *** * ** *** **** *** ** ***** **** for **** ***********.

****** -

** ***** ******** ** **** **** * ***** ******* ********* rule. **** ******** ***** ****** ****** ** **** ** **** you *** (*******) ******, ***** **** **** **** *** ******** cameras (*.*** ********).

***** ******* ***** ** ** **** * ****** **** * clear *** ***** *** **** *** ** ******* ***. ***'* want *** *** ******** **** **** *** *** ****** *** no **** **** ~*/* ** *** ******* ***** (****** ***'* always ******...). *** ****** *** **** ****** ********, **** ***** are ***** ******* *** *** ** ****.

*** ** **** ** *** **** **** *********.

***** *** *** ******* ******* *****, *** **** *** ** a ****** ****** *********** ** *** **********, ***.

:)

*****,

**** ** * *** (** *****) ****** ** **** ****? What *** *** ** *** ** ** **** ** **** not ******* ** ***** ********?

**** -

**** ********, ***** *** * *** *******. ***'* *** ** ROI (****** ** ********) ** *** ***** ******, ***** **** using * ********* **** **** * ******* **** ** ***** 3-4 *******. **** *** ** *** **** **** ****** ******* the **** *** ******'* *** ** ***** **** **** *** presence ** * ***, *** **** *** *** ** *** tracks, ** *****/****** ***** ** ** **** **** ******* ** the ******. * ******* ** * ********* ***** ******* ** the ****** *** **** ****, ***'* ******** **** ** **** about **** *** ;)

** *** ****-***** ***** *** ******** **** *** ******, ***** is * ***** *** ** ** **** ** ****, *** I ******'* ********* **** ** *** ******* ********.

*** **** ********* ** ****** ********** *** *** *** *****, or *** ********** ********* ****** ******* *****? ** **** **** day ** **** ***** **********?

*** **** **** *** ********* ** ****** *** ******* *** after ********. ***** ** ********* *** *** ** **** ********* weekends.

******, ******** ******** ****** ****** ***** **** *** *******, *** not *** *** ***** *** **** ****** **connecting *** ***** ***** ** *** ** */* ******** of one of the cameras? If this can't be done (electrified rails), then there are a myriad of ***** ******* *******(****) ******** *** **** *******, **** **** ***:

** **** *** *** ******** ** *** ********* ******** * garage **** ****** ** **** ******** **-************ ** ************.

*** ** * ****** ** **** **, ********** **** ****, ********* ******* *** ***** ** *** ******, ****** ** considered. ** ***** ** * *****-**** ******* *****, ** ***** provide * **** ******** ****** *** ***** ********* **** * longer ****, **** ***** ** ******** ** ***/******* ** ******* trains, ** *******.

** *** *****, ******** ***** ********* ****** ****** ** ****** *frame ** *** ******** ***** ******** ** *** *-****...

****** |**** *** ****** ********| ***** ** ** ****** *****.

***** ** ** ******?

************** ***, *** *** *** **** **** ****** *** ***** work, ***?

**** *****. ***** ** ** ***** $*,***, ********* **** **% of ******** **** *** ******. *** *'* ***** ******* **** Canadian ******* ** ** ***, ****** ******* ** ** ***** hoppers **** **** ***-******** ******* **** ****** ****... ***, ** so, **** ***** **** *** **** *****, *****?

****? * ****'* *** ***'* ****.

**** ********** ******, **** **** ****, * ***** ** ******** rail **** ** ******* * ****** ** ******* ******* ** the **** ** **** ** *** ****** ** ****** ****. So *** * ******. *** ******* ** *** ****** ********** to ****** *** *** ** *** ***** ***** **** ** exploring ***** *************.

********* * ****** ******* *** ********* ******** (*** ****** ***** explained ** *** ***** *****) ***** *** ***** ********* **** a ****** ***** ******* **** ***** ******** *********. *** *** to **** "****'** ***** ****" ******** ***** ***** *****. :-(

****** *** ******, ...***

** * ******* *********? **** ***** **** ** ** ***** a ************ ** ***** **** ****** **** ** ***** ** an ******** *** ****** *** ******, ** **** ** ** ranging ******** ******* **** * *** ******? *** *** ****** to ***** ** ******** ******? **** ** *** "******** ****" required *** *** ******* ** * *** ***? ** *** care **** *** ******* *** ** ***** ****? ****** ********* seems ******** ******** *** *** ******* ** *********.

**** ***** ********** ********* *********** ***** **** ** **** **** Rail ****.

** ********* ** ** ** *** ** *** **** ****** you *** **** ***** * ******, *** *** ***** **** it.