Recent Posts From [Julio Valcarcel]

3 Myths About License Plate Readers That Your Community Should Know The Truth About

Most law and parking enforcement agencies understand the many benefits that come from having an ALPR system in their jurisdictions—but oftentimes, community members may be skeptical. In an age where automation exists everywhere and "Big Brother is watching you" literally appears in online dictionaries, it's understandable that people would have concerns about such sophisticated technology. But the truth is: they don't need worry. 

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in grant funding, alpr system, Law enforcement grants, LPR

What Actually Happens During My First ALPR Consultation Call?

You may have noticed that across our website, we offer an open invitation to schedule a 30-minute consultation phone call with a Leonardo ELSAG specialist to talk about your interest in ALPR technology. If you haven't yet done so, read on for a glimpse into what actually happens during these conversations.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in alpr technology

ALPR Pop Quiz: Can a License Plate Reader Work in This Situation?

An ALPR system's high speed cameras can do a lot of things very quickly. They can read hundreds of license plates per minute, capture contextual photos of vehicles, translate the image of a plate into alphanumeric characters, and ultimately aid in solving crimes and locating missing persons. Most systems can read plates day or night, in all types of weather conditions, and many manufacturers advertise they read plates from all 50 states in the U.S. and most foreign countries. 

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in mobile plate hunter, law enforcement, LPR, license plate recognition

Frequently Asked Questions About Our ELSAG LICENSE PLATE READERS

From our extremely knowledgeable sales team to our 24/7 technology support team, we’re always on call and happy to talk you through any questions or comments you might have as you research automatic license plate recognition systems. That said, we completely understand that sometimes you’re short on time, and all you might want are answers to some very specific questions.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in alpr system, alpr technology, license plate data, license plate recognition

Why Your Agency Can’t Afford to NOT Have A License Plate Recognition System

There’s a reason local news stories these days often cover the acquisition of license plate recognition cameras—like this one out of Manatee County, Florida or this one in Laurie, Missouri—and that’s because this specific purchase is an absolute game-changer for anyone living and working in that area.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in ALPR, alpr system, community safety, officer safety, ELSAG, license plate recognition

5 Facts About Leonardo & Our ALPR Systems That Set Us Apart

Leonardo Team

There’s no question that investing in an Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system is one of the smartest moves you can make to transform the daily operations of your law enforcement agency. Between helping your team recover stolen vehicles and license plates, securing large public venues, making school zones safer, and more efficiently tracking down criminals, the virtually limitless benefits completely outweigh the cost. But like with any major purchase, you no doubt want to review your options—and here at Leonardo, we understand our ELSAG ALPR system isn't the only one in the business.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in alpr technology, customer support, license plate data, cloud storage