ALPR Catches Virginia Shooter Fast, Public Takes Notice

ALPR Catches Virginia Shooter Fast, Public Takes Notice Despite all the unknowns in this case, we do have one solid and incontrovertible fact: Flanagan was apprehended very quickly by Virginia State Police. The reason is because he was detected by an Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system The on-air shootings of a reporter and cameraman…

Breezy Point PD Deploys PlateSmart ALPR, Gets Immediate Results

OLDSMAR, Fla., August 19, 2015 (Officer.com)—The Breezy Point, Minnesota Police Department has joined the ever-growing roster of Law Enforcement agencies using the popular PlateSmart Mobile License Plate Recognition (LPR or ALPR) software-only solution for law and traffic enforcement. The Breezy Point Police Department, which deployed PlateSmart’s solutions just recently, is reporting stellar results, including the warrant…

ALPR Technology Comes of Age; PlateSmart Leads Industry

ALPR Technology Comes of Age; PlateSmart Leads Industry

ALPR Technology Comes of Age; PlateSmart Leads Industry With the evolution of video surveillance technology in recent years and the vast amount of data that organizations are collecting and storing, there has also been increased interest in the deployment of various analytic applications including license plate recognition software. Although it remains a key tool for…

Biometric Update's Q&A with PlateSmart CEO John Chigos

Biometric Update’s Q&A with PlateSmart CEO John Chigos

Biometric Update’s Q&A with PlateSmart CEO John Chigos In the past, the majority of American law enforcement agencies were unable to afford hardware-dependent License Plate Recognition (LPR) systems, which could cost as much as $20,000 to $30,000 per unit, along with additional costs to install and maintain. Additionally, the systems repeatedly failed to perform up…