CARMEN Parking Plate Recognition Software
Technical Specifications

Supported Operating Systems Windows 7
Windows Vista (32bit only)
Windows XP
Windows 2003
Windows 2000
Programming Languages Visual C/C++
Visual Basic 6.0
Borland Delphi
Visual Basic .NET
SDK for easy integration DLLs, ActiveX components, OCX files
Type of Plates Plate recognition is country and font independent.
Any Latin, Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Cyrillic characters can be recognized.
State/country region recognition (optional)
Image Input Live analogue video
Trigger Trigger is needed for starting the recognition (key press, inductive loop, IR barrier, IR sensor etc.)
Limitation: one recognition per channel in every three seconds (3 sec delay between two recongnition processes on the same channel)
Processing time dependences Image quality (complexity, noise level etc.)
Image size
Processing power (CPU speed)
Parameter settings
Output Plate number in ASCII/UNICODE
Position of plate
Positions of characters
Tip list for each characters
Confidence levels for each tips
Colour of plate (optional)
Country ID (optional)
Locating more plates on one image
Documentation Reference Manual in electronic format
System Requirements Intel PIII. 1 GHz or higher CPU (128MB RAM)
Free PCI (2.1) / PC104+ slot

For server applications or embedded systems/smart cameras we recommend CARMEN FreeFlow to use

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