ELSAG® LPR Covert and Custom Solutions

Discreet LPR Systems 

ELSAG Custom Solutions by Leonardo

Powerful plate reader cameras are strategically concealed in equipment such as truck toolboxes, radar trailers, and construction barrels, enabling them to seamlessly blend into their surroundings. These cutting-edge camera solutions are designed for covert missions that demand the utmost discretion. Perfectly suited for auto theft investigations, traffic management, and the apprehension of criminal suspects.

ELSAG Radar Trailers and Variable Message Boards

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ELSAG Cargo Carrier

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ELSAG Toolbox Camera

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ELSAG Pole Camera

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ELSAG Barrel Camera

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We continually work with partner agencies to develop creative license plate reader solutions that address specific needs.

ELSAG covert and custom solutions read license plates without drawing attention to overt hardware. They help identify vehicles connected to auto theft, parking violations, toll evasion, insurance lapses and more.

We hold US Patent #7,504,965 B "Portable Covert License Plate Reader" giving Leonardo an advantage in developing solutions for our customers.

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ALPR Custom Solutions:  Product Features

  • Each of our ELSAG LPR covert solutions includes all components needed for full performance and accuracy — cameras, sensor, processing unit and independent power source.
  • Each system reads license plates day and night, in any weather, capturing plate numbers, photos of the car, GPS coordinates and date/time stamps.
  • Data captures are automatically compared to hot or white list databases to identify suspect vehicles.
  • Alarms for suspect vehicles are instantly broadcast wirelessly to a command center, laptop or PDF smart phone.
icon-portable-solutionsCovert plate reader solutions are portable
When a particular monitoring job is over, each custom solution is easy to move to a different area or switch to a different vehicle for its next mission.
icon-imaginationYour imagination is our inspiration
If you have a vision for how you'd like to conceal your fixed, mobile or portable license plate reader system, we can collaborate with you to build a prototype.
icon-top-sellersCustom solution top sellers
Our most popular LPR solutions for concealment include pole cameras, traffic barrels, luggage carriers, radar trailers and vehicle grills.

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“We have partnered with Leonardo for over 8 years now and we use mobile cameras and an LPR trailer. Customer service is the key to any relationship and Leonardo's service is fantastic."

Port St. Lucie, FL

The Leonardo Advantage 

Partnering with Leonardo not only gives you access to the most advanced, field-tested ALPR technology available, it also gives you peace of mind. Why? Because we stand committed to providing the superior service and technology our global customers expect from us. 

The Leonardo Advantage is our commitment to you, built on the strength of these four pillars:

Product Ecosystem  As the world changes, so do we. Our ever-growing ecosystem of license plate readers and the most robust ALPR data management software in the industry includes a variety of options—including mobile, fixed, solar-powered, and custom solutions that stand the test of time. The best part? They all work seamlessly with each other to create a safety net in your community.

Data Privacy  Our data privacy policies protect your ALPR data and the rights of individuals. You own your ALPR data – we will never access it, share it with a third party or sell it.

Responsive Support  As your partner we’re here for you 24/7/365. We’ll help keep your plate reader systems operational, train end-users, ensure software licenses don’t expire, and we also invite opportunities to discuss how to leverage your ALPR investment to aid other missions and challenges.

Financing Options  We understand the challenges involved when purchasing new technology. So we give our customers options. Whether you choose to purchase upfront, finance over multiple years or subscribe annually, we will work with you to find the solution that fits your budget.

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ELSAG® ALPR Technology: Raising the Bar

Leonardo is absolutely committed to developing ALPR innovations, but we’re also focused on advancing our existing ecosystem of ALPR products. How do we continue to improve the most rugged, most responsive and most reliable ALPR solutions in the industry? 

We listen to the needs, challenges and suggestions of our ALPR end-users in law enforcement, parking management, security and other industries, to identify new features and solutions that will increase their productivity and further aid their missions.

Our engineers love a new challenge — from research and development to quality control to rigorous field testing. And when it all culminates into successful trial runs, we roll out the improved version to the world, to better support vehicle-related missions and safer communities everywhere. Working together raises the bar faster.


 Our team will help you find a solution that will meet your needs.

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