Developer’s Blog

How Tinder helped us to create a smarter LPR system

Ok guys, I’m totally aware that the title is as pure a clickbait as it gets – but let’s be sincere, you are here reading this piece because of that very title. And I also promise that you will soon understand the connection between Tinder and real smart LPR if you continue reading. So, let’s … Read more…

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Developers made my Ferrari feels like a Prius

Difference between the LPR application and the OCR(LPR) engine. In our current post, I will explain the difference between an LPR application and an OCR engine by showing their main purpose within a system and what we can and should expect from an LPR application and an OCR engine respectively. Every system aimed at reading … Read more…

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Let’s get it straight: API vs. SDK

API and SDK are real buzzwords when it comes to system integration. Despite their popularity thereare some of us who cannot make a clear distinction between the two. And let me tell you – the fault isnot entirely with us. We see these terms on a daily basis, yet most of the time they are … Read more…

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Maximizing processing speed for LPR systems

It has been a while since my last post. Duty called and as part of the Asura crew I visited the 2017 IPI conference and had an amazing time in New Orleans. After the expo, it’s back to business and obviously to writing the blog. Now that the issues of reaching maximum hitrate and –accuracy with LPR systems are out of the way with … Read more…

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Aim for Maximum Accuracy

Let’s start with a small recap of the series so far. We discussed the top 5 misconceptions of LPR and came to the conclusion that system specifics will differ according to the intended purpose of the given LPR system. The critical success factor of any given system is either hitrate, maximum accuracy or maximum processing … Read more…

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Triggering for maximum hitrate

When building an automatized system, no matter for what purpose, the first step according to my approach is optimizing the quality of the input, and trying to minimize the number of challenging situations (or events) as much as possible. The equation is easy: optimum input quality for optimal performance; but what are the implications in … Read more…

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5 common misconceptions of LPR – explained

When building an automatized system, no matter for what purpose, the first step according to my approach is optimizing the quality of the input, and trying to minimize the number of challenging situations (or events) as much as possible. The equation is easy: optimum input quality for optimal performance; but what are the implications in … Read more…

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A guide to avoiding motion blur with LPR cameras

Shutter time, shutter speed, exposure time are the key concepts for this topic. But how do you choose the right setup for your LPR system? The first thing I learned in photography is that for the best image quality you need longer exposure time. It was followed closely by the second lesson: long exposure time … Read more…

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