PlateSmart LPR Profile

By: Sean Patton, Published on Jan 31, 2019

PlateSmart Technologies claims to "turn any conventional surveillance camera into a license plate recognition camera"

We spoke with PlateSmart to better understand their approach and how their offerings differ from other LPR offerings.

In this note we look at:

  • Who is PlateSmart?
  • What customers do they target?
  • How is their software deployed?
  • How does it work?
  • Pricing
  • Go-To-Market
  • Comparison to Competition
  • Growth Plans

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PlateSmart ********

********** *** ******* ** 2004 ** *** **** Chigos [**** ** ****** available] ** ******* ************ and *** ********* ** PlateSmart ~* ***** ***. They ****** ********* ****** but **** **** **** received *********** **********, ***** has **** ********* ******* for ******* *&*. ***** first ******** **** ******* on ****** *** ********* for *** ***********, *** in **** **** ***** fixed ***. **** **** their ******* *** ** to ***** ******* ***** reading ******** **** **** not ******* *********** ********* cameras.

**** ****** ** *********, 60% ** *********** *** R&D, ********* ** ***** Florida ************.

Public ****** *****

***** ******* ********* *** police ***********, ******* ****** safety, *** ********* ********. They ***** ********-**** *******, primarily **-*******, *******, **** also ***** ******-****** *******, ***** **** **** was *** ********* *** competitive *******. ***** *** analytics *** ***** ** computer-vision, *** **-***** ****** network ****** ***********.

**** *-****** ********* ***** pitches ***** ********:

 

Object ********* ******* ** ***

**********'* *** ******** ** based ** ******** ****** and **** ******** ***** object *********** ** **** and **** ******* ******. Because ** ****, ********** says **** *** *** a ****** ***** ****** to ******* ******* ****** and ******** ****** ** the *******. **** ******* claim **** ******** ****** license ***** ***** ******* covered *******, *** ******** ** well ** ********* **** paper ******* ******.

**********'* ******** ******** **** off-the-shelf ** ******* ******* of *********** *** ******** cameras. ********* *** ******* rely ** ******* ********* recognition (***), *** ** some ***** **********************, ******* ****** *** only ** **** ***** an **-**** *****-***-***** ***** of *** *****. **** requires * ****** ****** to ******* ** ******** color ***** ** *** vehicle.

Hardware *******

********** **** ***** **** learning ***** *** ******** can ******* *** ** GPU **********. ***** ******** runs **** ******* ********* System *** ** ********* in ****** ** ***** virtualized ********* ***********.

Lower ***** ***** ********

********** **** **** ******* plates ** ** **-******* off ******, ** ** to ***** ************ ******. The ***** ***** ** due ** *** ***** being ******** ** ** images *** ******, ***** dictates *** ***** ****** of ******** ***** ****** can ** ******** *** analysis. ****** ***** ***** capable ******* ******* ***** at ** ****** *** second ** ******* *** report ******* ****** ** 200+ ***.

**** ********* ***-****** *** plate ***********. ***** * 1080P ******, **** * 45-degree ****** ******* ******** *** capture ** ~** ****. **** ******** ********* with ****** ********** ******* or ******** ***** ** view, *** ********** ******** a ******* **** ******** of ~*** **** ** a ******* *******.

Vehicle *********** *******

** ******** ** ********* license ***** ****, ********** said ***** ****** *********** analytics **** ********* *** color, **** (***, *****, SUV), **** *** *****. PlateSmart **** ***** ***** analytics *** *** **** additional *********** ** ***** a ******* *******, *** relying ******** ** *** license ***** ****.

Software ****

**********'* ******** *** ****** is ****** "****". ** ******** ***** and *** *******.

**** **** **** ** not **** *********** *** appliances, *** **** **** a **** **** ****** if ***** ******* ******* needs * ******* ********.

VMS ***********

********** ***** ************ ********** ***** ***** (********, Milestone, *****, *****, ***.). **** ** *** integrations ******* **** **-*********** plugin-based ***** *** ***** communications, **** ******* ***** read *** ******* *********** reports ********* ****** *** native *** ******.

** ******* ** ********** event ****** ********** **** Avigilon ******* ******:

No **** **********

********** **** **** ** not ******* *** ** the *** **** **** by ***** *******. *** license ***** ***** *** owned ** *** *** user.

**** **** **** **** they ** ****** ****** or **** ** ******* end ***** **** ******* massive ******* ** ***** reads ** **** ** repossession *********/*****/*******. *******, **** do *** ******* **** type ** **** * specific *** **** ** capturing.

*******

***** *** * ****** of ********** ********** *********:

  • $*,*** **** *** ******, $600 **** ******** ***********
  • **********-**** **** ********** **** 100 *******

********** ******** **** ***** typical ******** ********* * years ******* **** *** initial ********.

Integrator ******* ******* *******

********** ****** ***** ********* through ******* ******** *** noted ***** ******* ******** are ***** ******** *** national ***********. **** ** not **** ******** ** end *****.

**** **** ******** ************ with **, ******* *** other ******* *********, ************ focused ** ********* *******/********* systems.

Compared ** ******** *** ******* ******

********** ****** ********-****, ****** agnostic ******* ***** *********** that ******** * ******. In ********, **** ******* object *********** ****** **** OCR *** ******* ******, which ****** **** ** perform ***** ***** ***** and **** ******** **** about *** *******. *******, they *** ******* ** the ************ ** **** 3rd-party ****** ** ********, and *** ******* *** of ***** ******* ***** suffer **** *********** *** to **** ** ***** lighting.

******** *** ******* ****** offer ****-****** *********** ******* with **** *******/******* *** integrated ** **** *** capturing ****** *** ******** context ******. *******, ***** specialized ******* ******* ****** speed ***** ***** (** to ******) *** ******** integrated ** *** ***** reading **** **** ** not ******* ******* ******** for *******.

****** ******* *** **** directly ********* ** ******* Security ******, ***** ********** is ********** **** ******** VMSes. ******* **** *********** ****** *****, ***** ******** * limited *** ** ****, Panasonic *** **** ******* for ***** ** *** / ** *** *****.

******** *********** ** ***** **** by ********, *** ** ** not ***** *** **** will ****** ********'* ***** on *** ******, *** their **** ********* ********.

Growth *** ********* *****

********** **** **** *** planning ** *** * new ***** ** ****, primarily ** ***** *** support. **** ***** ******* increased ****** ******** ** LPR ** *** **** 2 *****, **** ******* driven ** ********* ********* and ********* ***** *** solutions.

**** **** **** *** planning ** ********** ******** marketing ******* **** ******* partners ** ****, ********* a *** ******* ** ISC ****, *** ******** updates.

Comments (13)

*** ****** **** ***** out ***********, ** ****** company **** **** ********* including *** ** * regular * ** ****** as ****.

******* **** *** *** Flex ******, ** **-**** server ** ******** ***** reader *****. *** ***** been ** *** ******** shootout ***? *'* **** to *** ****!

*** ***-*** ******** **** things * **** ***********, thanks!

*** - **** **** you ***********? *'** ************ this ******* ********** *** am **********. *** ******** you **** ***** ** beneficial.

******** *** *** ****** concentrates **** ** *** plate. ** *** *** advantages *** *************. **'** noticed ** *** **** some ****** *** ***** captures ****, *** ****** that *** **** ******* it ****'* **********. *'* in * ***** ***** people *** $***,***+ *** a ******* ***** *****, and ** **** ****** of ********* ****** ** plates *** ** *** doing *** ******** *** a ******* ******* ** not **********. **** ******** cant ****** ***** ********* style ****** ** *** each *** **** **** method.  ** * ******** note ** *** ***** picked ** ******** ***** than * *****, **** a ********* ****** ** other **** **** *******. Combined **** *** ************ location ****** ** ******* of * ***** ****** has **** * ******** challenging ************. 

** ***** ** **** if **** ***** * feature ** ** **** if ** ****'* ********* the ***** ** ****** it **** *** ***** and **** ******* "************"

* *** * ******** below **** ***** **** of ********, ***********, *** me **** **** **** responsive *** **** ******** thousands ** ****** ****** from *** ******** ** improve *** ******* ** my ****.  

* ** ** ********* partner ** ********** *** I **** ** ***, they *** ** *** the **** *** * have **** ** *** field. *** ***** **** **** off *** ******** ****** on ******** ******* ** flat *******. 

*** ******* ******* **** them ** * ***** lack ** ********. ** a ****** ************ * have *** ** **** recommending **** ******* ** accounts **** ***’* *** a ********. 

***** **** **** ****** if **** *** **** people. **’* * *****, the ********** ** ***********. 

**** ********* *******,

 

****** **** **** ** take **** ******** **** seriously *** **** ** rectify **** **** **********.

********** *** **** ********* and *** *** ** place ** ********** ******* who *** ******* ******** and ********** ** **** a ********* ****** **** enables *** ******* **** to ********** *** *******, manage ***** **** ** well ** ** ******* more ***********. ** *** actively ************ ********** ** assist ** *** ******.

 

** ***** **** ** discuss **** **** ********** with *** *** ****** you **** **** ****** experiences **** ** **** more *********** *** *********.

 

****** ** *** ******** to ******* ** ********.

** **** ******? 

  • $*,*** **** *** ******, $600 **** ******** ***********
  • **********-**** **** ********** **** 100 *******

** ** **** ** initial *******. * ** interested ** ********** ** our *** ********. ** have ** ******** ** want ** *******.

*** $*,*** **** ** a *-**** ******* **** and *** $*** **** is * ********* ****** software *********** ***.

******

****** ***'* ******** ** reach *** ** ** with *** ********* ** your *******.

******

**** ****

 

** ***** * ****** to "**********" ******** * 1-time *******, ****** *** same *******, **** *** camera ** ******* ***** upon ******** ** ***** that ***** ***** ***********?

** *'* ************* **** correctly, *** **** ******* four ******* *** ** for ****, *** *** only **** ** *** one ****** ** * time **** *** ******* and **** *** ********** to ****** **** ******* between ******* **** **** one ****** ** * time *** ***? ** so, *** *** *** do ****. ** *'** misunderstood ****, ******, ****** let ** ****.

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