Global Tech Company NTT Selects PlateSmart for Vehicle Recognition

PlateSmart currently offers proactive, real-time solutions to law enforcement agencies that are used to prevent and solve crimes and prevent acts of terrorism.
PlateSmart currently offers proactive, real-time solutions to law enforcement agencies that are used to prevent and solve crimes and prevent acts of terrorism.

PlateSmart Technologies, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, newly nominated to compete in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has been selected by NTT Corporation (NTT), to be an official provider of automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)-based vehicle recognition and safety solutions for customers of the global technology and business solutions provider.

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.

“NTT is a leading global innovator when it comes to applying IT and technology around the world,” said John Chigos, CEO, PlateSmart.

John Chigos, CEO & Founder, PlateSmart Technologies
John Chigos, CEO & Founder, PlateSmart Technologies

“This relationship will further extend our global reach beyond the 30-plus countries we are in currently and will allow us to expand into sectors we are not already in.“

“This agreement between our companies also serves as further proof that our products are the best of breed in the industry.”

“So many opportunities exist for the use of our ALPR-based vehicle recognition solutions around the world,” added Chigos.

PlateSmart ARES
PlateSmart ARES

“As industry visionaries and leading innovators of ALPR technologies, our innovative products will now be used to serve NTT and their clients’ needs on a global basis.”

PlateSmart Technologies was the first industry player to introduce a software-only, camera-agnostic automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) engine powered by early AI-based object recognition technology — a major industry milestone positioning the company as an industry innovator.

ARES (Analytic Recognition Enterprise Solutions)

The award-winning PlateSmart ARES® ushered in a new era of software-only LPR that can work with virtually any video management system (VMS) or IP camera.

Cutting-edge deep learning technology allows PlateSmart ARES to deliver true object recognition for more actionable vehicle data.

This includes the license plate as well as the state jurisdiction, vehicle make, color, orientation and type.

(See a brief demonstration to PlateSmart ARES Automatic License Plate Recognition software solution. Courtesy of PlateSmart Technologies and YouTube.)

In 2015, PlateSmart was also the first to introduce an HD ALPR-based vehicle recognition solution capable of capturing license plate data as well as vehicle make and color.

PlateSmart currently offers proactive, real-time solutions to law enforcement agencies that are used to prevent and solve crimes and prevent acts of terrorism.

The company also provides its solutions across a large spectrum of commercial clients, ranging from smart cities to government users to educational facilities, to enhance any perimeter or access control security solution.

Airports, rental car companies and retailers have also benefited from using PlateSmart’s cutting-edge AI and deep learning vehicle recognition technology for enhanced customers service, improved security, and loss and fraud prevention.

The company is also in development with players in the franchise food business, and its software is currently deployed for testing with one of the largest restaurant chains in the country to improve customer support and provide contactless payment.

PlateSmart anticipates that such technology will be in ever more demand in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

PlateSmart Nominated to Compete in Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program Banquet Luncheon
2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program Banquet Luncheon

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.

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Deanne Criswell the Commissioner of the New York City Emergency Management Department is responsible for oversight of the City’s efforts to plan and prepare for emergencies, educate the public about preparedness, coordinate emergency response and recovery, and disseminate emergency information.

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.

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The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program surpassed expectations with a record number of nominations received from industry leaders and government agencies, and drew over 200 attendees to the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Banquet – an exclusive gourmet luncheon and networking opportunity which filled to capacity, before having to turn away late registrants.

The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon featured an impassioned and compelling keynote address by William (Bill) Bratton, former police commissioner of the NYPD twice, the BPD, and former chief of the LAPD, on the history of policing in America and the evolution of critical communication capabilities in our post 9/11 landscape.

The event featured an impassioned and compelling keynote address by William J. Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) twice, the Boston Police Department (BPD), and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), as he walked attendees through 50 years of American policing history, the impacts on the communities, and the evolution of critical communication capabilities in our post 9/11 landscape.

Commissioner Bratton, one of the world’s most respected and trusted experts on risk and security issues and Executive Chairman of Teneo Risk a global advisory firm, was recognized as the ‘2019 ‘ASTORS’ Person of the Year’ for his Lifetime of Dedication and Extraordinary Leadership in Homeland Security and Public Safety.

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American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

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Individuals are also encouraged to be nominated for Government Excellence in Public Safety and Homeland Security such as last years widely respected recipients.

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AST has Expanded readership into integral Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern include Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – all enticing targets due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.

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It also includes featured guest editorial pieces from some of the security industry’s most respected leaders, and recognized firms in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.

 

PlateSmart Takes Platinum in 4th Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

PlateSmart Technology

  • Best License Plate Recognition System

  • Powered by PlateSmart

  • Powered by PlateSmart is a new offering for security solution providers such as camera manufacturers, security software firms, etc., to integrate PlateSmart’s award-winning License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology into their own product offerings.

  • PlateSmart Technologies have been recognized with Award Wins in the 2018, 2017, 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs.

In business since 2004, PlateSmart Technologies was the first industry player to introduce a software-only, ALPR engine powered by early AI-based object recognition technology and compatible with both state-of-the-art cameras and video management systems (VMS).

PlateSmart offers both mobile and fixed-location solutions, which are designed either to function as stand-alone tools or to integrate with third-party software and hardware.

PlateSmart ARES®, the company’s enterprise solution, provides real-time actionable intelligence with license plate number, state jurisdiction, and vehicle make recognition for complete situational awareness.

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PlateSmart’s solutions are the recipients of multiple industry awards for excellence in security technology.

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