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PlateSmart Chosen to Replace Hundreds of Rekor/OpenALPR Installs Across Western PA

Thanks to a new relationship with a key Pittsburgh, Pa.-area systems integrator, PlateSmart announced its AI-based automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)/vehicle recognition software is replacing Rekor installations on hundreds of citywide surveillance cameras throughout Western Pennsylvania. More than 100 law enforcement agencies will now be able to enjoy the speed, accuracy, and reliability of PlateSmart’s industry-leading vehicle recognition solutions.

PlateSmart Completes Vetting Process to Provide ALPR-based Vehicle Recognition Solutions to NTT Customers

PlateSmart Technologies announced it was selected by NTT Corporation to be an official provider of ALPR. NTT, which operates in more than 80 countries and regions, will partner with PlateSmart to generate sensor information and video management details for the company’s Accelerate Smart data platform, which is being deployed in cities around the world to help improve the lives of citizens through smart technologies.

Bosch Video Management System Joins Ranks of PlateSmart ALPR Integrations

Bosch customers to have access to award-winning ALPR and vehicle recognition solution. PlateSmart Technologies has added yet another major VMS brand to its portfolio of integrations. The company announced its flagship enterprise automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) and vehicle recognition solution — PlateSmart ARES — is now integrated with the Bosch Video Management System (BVMS).

PlateSmart Recognized with Fifth Govies Award

Security Today magazine recently announced the 2020 winners of its annual Govies Government Security Awards competition, with PlateSmart Technologies being recognized for its Powered by PlateSmart product in the video analytics category. It is the fifth time the company has won a Govies award in that category. PlateSmart earned its first Govies award in 2014 – a platinum award for its PlateSmart ARES ALPR solution.

PlateSmart ALPR and Vehicle Recognition Solutions Drive ROI for Retailers by Preventing Theft

Because things like lumber and mulch can’t easily fit into a shopping cart, home improvement stores provide customers with drive-up access to nearby yards where they can pick up large or heavy items. While this makes things easy for customers, it also turns the yards into targets for criminals. It’s the reason one major home improvement retailer turned to industry innovator PlateSmart Technologies for loss prevention assistance at its yards.

Latest PlateSmart Vehicle Recognition Tools Bring ROI to the Film Industry

As AI and deep learning technology continue to grow and expand, what had been movie fantasy only a few years ago is today a reality. Industry innovator PlateSmart Technologies has ridden this evolutionary wave, deploying the company’s ever more cutting-edge vehicle recognition solutions to new customers and markets, including the motion picture industry by heightening vehicle perimeter security at major studios in New York and Georgia.

PlateSmart ARES 2.6.0 Delivers More Actionable Data, Enhanced Performance

PlateSmart Technologies has introduced PlateSmart ARES 2.6.0. This latest version of the award-winning LPR software provides customers with more actionable vehicle data, even better accuracy and more robust performance. PlateSmart ARES has been built upon AI and machine learning – technology that allows it to read the license plate as well as the state jurisdiction and vehicle make.

PlateSmart Technologies Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification

PlateSmart Technologies has been recognized for its commitment to quality with ISO 9001:2015 certification. ISO 9001 is a set of quality-management standards developed by the International Organization for Standardization. Compliance with ISO 9001 means a company has documented processes for product development, deployment and support. It also ensures that the company routinely evaluates these processes and implements improvements as necessary.

PlateSmart Unveiling Latest LPR Solutions at GSX 2019

PlateSmart Technologies will unveil the latest version of the software at GSX 2019 as well as a new integrated solution. PlateSmart ARES 2.6.0 provides customers more actionable vehicle data, even better accuracy and more robust performance. The all-new Powered by PlateSmart solution allows security technology providers to offer LPR in the most cost-effective way possible: by integrating PlateSmart technology within their products.

enrGies and PlateSmart Develop First LPR-Capable Drones

PlateSmart Technologies, the industry leader in License Plate Recognition (LPR) solutions and video data analytics, has entered into a teaming agreement with defense systems integrator enrGies of Huntsville, Alabama. The two companies have successfully tested and are working to perfect the first LPR and video analytics technology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to assist security agencies and military personnel in combatting crime and terrorism.

LPR Companies Going Too Far?

Editorial Opinion By John Chigos, Founder, Chairman & CEO at PlateSmart Technologies, Inc. Digital Recognition Network (DRN) of Texas and their partner company, Vigilant Solutions of California, have filed a new lawsuit in Arkansas District Court. The suit contends that Arkansas’s recently passed Anti-LPR law (Arkansas Automatic License Plate Reader System Act 1491) banning the […]