UNM professor creates technology to track loud vehicles

July 3, 2024 - Alexa Skonieski

Nick Ferenchak isn’t just an assistant professor in the Gerald May Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering at The University of New Mexico, he’s also the president of Not-A-Loud, a local company creating noise cameras.

When a loud vehicle drives by, and a certain decibel threshold is passed, Ferenchak says it triggers the noise camera, captures the license plate on the vehicle, and then can, if the city desires, send a citation in the mail.

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