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Public-images-osm logo.svg surveillance:type
Surveillance quevaal.jpg
Specifies the type of surveillance Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: de factoPage for proposal

surveillance:type=* specifies the type of surveillance being undertaken.


  • camera: A camera is surveying; what it feeds is unspecified. The most common.
  • guard: A (human) guard. Where the sensitivity of the location justifies the cost.
  • ALPR: Automatic license-plate recognition: a system which automatically reads license plates on vehicles. In parking entries, for example.
  • gunshot_detector: One of a series of microphones used to pinpoint the source of detected gunshots in a given area

See also