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Approved in-vehicle security camera systems

Updated: 9 September 2014

The 2010 amendment to the Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2007 Rule requires taxis operating in major towns and cities to have:

  • mandatory in-vehicle camera system
  • mandatory telecommunications systems to include 24-hour, seven-days-a week monitoring from a fixed location, and an emergency alert and response facility.

This page contains a list of approved in-vehicle security camera systems for the purpose of the Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2007.

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The following have been approved as in-vehicle security camera systems for the purpose of the Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2007.

Approved make and model Date approved
Verifeye TaxiCamQC MKIV Rev G 28 Feb 2011
Taxi Sentinel J250-4 3 March 2011
Sigtec Snapshot Mark4 Camera PV3040.001 9 March 2011
IVSE Mini 3 Series 22 March 2011
Indigo Security HDV04P 13 April 2011
Lintek TaxiTrek T1 20 April 2011
Hikvision DS-8104HM-M 21 April 2011
SOSS-TB-420SP CAM420SP 21 April 2011
Make: KD 300 - 3rd Eye
Model: MDR5015
16 May 2011
Make: Autoview
Model: AVTS8
16 May 2011
* Taxi Guard
Model: TXDVCM04
9 June 2011
DTY MV757 5 July 2011
Cozy Livecam 4 August 2011
Make: VentureVoip
Model: Taximon 1104
22 August 2011
Seorim Technology F1-110G 9 November 2012
BLTC (Batterylink Taxi Camera)
Model: SDVR002
22 April 2013
BLTC (Batterylink Taxi Camera)
Model: MDR5015
22 April 2013
Viewtech
Model: VT411
14 October 2013
Hi-Tech Taxi Cameras
Model: VJT100
10 January 2014
TaxiPro Security Camera System, TP100 5 September 2014

* This in-vehicle security camera system is currently under review by the NZ Transport Agency to ensure that it meets all the requirements of a taxi camera as required by the Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing Amendment (2) 2010.

In-Service Security Camera Certifiers

Bentech Limited
Carl Bentech
7 Colombo Street, Frankton, Hamilton
021 369422
cameratesting@bentech.co.nz
Electronic Design Solutions
Brent Brown
9 Titoki Place, Pukete, Hamilton
07 849 0069
brent.brown@clear.net.nz

Important notes for potential purchasers of in-vehicle security camera systems

Audio recording of passengers in taxis

The Transport Agency and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) have raised concerns about the use of audio recording in taxis. Please read the following letter and factsheet to ensure you are aware of these issues. If a taxi organisation would like clarification about the general issues raised by this matter under the Act, then it can contact the OPC's enquiry line on 0800 803 909 or email enquiries@privacy.org.nz.

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