IP License Plates

By: John Honovich, Published on Jun 01, 2018

IP cameras, IP speakers, IP toasters... IP license plates?

The next generation of license plates is making mainstream news, being called 'digital' and 'smart'. One thing they certainly are is networked as these license plates will be connected to the cloud for remote update and management.

Here is a news video that overviews the plates:

What impact might this have for the security market and for license plate recognition? We examine in this note.

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