ELSAG® Fixed License Plate Readers

Today's Most Advanced Stationary ALPR 

Leonardo proudly offers two fixed license plate reader systems:

The ELSAG® Fixed Plate Hunter™

Our traditional stationary license plate reader system features the most sophisticated technology for critical infrastructure protection, criminal investigations involving vehicles and traffic management. Ideal for high speed traffic, tunnels, overpasses and access control. Get the details below.

The ELSAG® Street Sentry™

Our newest fixed LPR system is compact, easy to deploy and affordable. This solar-powered tag reader is ideal for city and neighborhood streets and uses the same powerful OCR engine that law enforcement has relied on for decades.  Get the details about Street Sentry here.

“We were looking for effective and efficient technology when we initially invested in our ELSAG LPR system. We started with ELSAG mobile LPRs and after seeing their effectiveness, we have now expanded our program and will be installing a fixed camera at every entrance and exit of our city."

J. Sarkos, Chief of Police, Atlantic City, NJ

Our fixed plate reader systems are critical tools, assisting criminal investigations, access control, traffic management and toll collection.


Both the Fixed Plate Hunter and the Street Sentry are force multipliers, reading plates day and night, in any type of weather conditions. 

The alarm data includes:

  • Date/time stamps
  • GPS coordinates
  • Image of the license plate
  • Vehicle make, type and color


The ELSAG Fixed Plate Hunter:  Product Features

Leonardo's ELSAG Fixed Plate Hunter is the most accurate stationary automatic license plate reader available. The camera is mounted along key arteries and highways, on bridges, tunnels and overpasses to monitor set locations. License plate data is automatically captured 24/7 and the camera is able to capture vehicles across multiple lanes, at speeds up to 120 mph.

The system has digital cameras featuring built-in processors, a field control unit (FCU) and proprietary software that captures images of license plates and cross-checks each with hot lists to identify vehicles of interest.

Alarms are broadcast in real time to a command center, patrolling vehicles, and/or mobile devices, for immediate reaction.

Our ELSAG Fixed Plate Hunter also determines a vehicle's speed, providing data that helps to identify traffic patterns and automatically detect real-time traffic anomalies, such as jams, stationary vehicles on open traffic lanes and other dangerous occurrences.

The Fixed Plate Hunter:

  • Allows data collected to be transferred to a storage server for future analysis to aid investigations
  • Reads plates 24/7 in any type of weather
  • Captures plates across multiple lanes of traffic
  • Identifies vehicle make, type and color

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The ELSAG Street Sentry: Product Features

The ELSAG Street Sentry is a fixed LPR  that economically aids law enforcement with real-time vehicle interdiction and investigations.

It is an autonomous system meaning its own power source is included, both solar and battery. Agencies will find suspect vehicles faster with a single deployment of the ELSAG Street Sentry. Its low cost also allows for multi-site deployments that create an ALPR safety net in any community.

The Street Sentry is:

Reliable: High quality, purpose-built camera, housing, and solar panel designed to withstand inclement weather and time.

Deployable: This pole-mounted LPR needs no additional power source. Can be placed anywhere in a community that needs an LPR.

Affordable: Accessible to every agency with options to purchase up front, finance over multiple years or subscribe annually. Your choice!

Manageable: Flexible data management and storage with the option to upload to your server or ours. 

Scalable: Highly effective at identifying suspect vehicles with just one unit or create a safety net with multiple installations. 


How To Buy

Leonardo gives you options that best fit your budget. Customers can purchase the Street Sentry upfront, spread the payments out over multiple years or subscribe annually. See all the options on our How to Buy page.


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ELSAG Fixed LPR Systems Benefits

icon-data-managementData Management

Fixed systems can be mounted in stationary locations at a specific area of interest throughout a jurisdiction or deployed on a tripod for a portable solution. Data collected from the fixed cameras is sent to the ELSAG Enterprise Operations Center™ (EOC), where it can be stored for query and analysis or compared in real time to a variety of hot and white lists for enforcement purposes. Notifications can be set up to alert operators when a specific plate has been identified.

icon-list-matchHot and White List Matches

Cameras, a processing unit and proprietary software allow operators to capture images of license plates and instantly compare them with millions of hot and white list records to identify vehicles of interest. Hot and white lists may be updated manually or wirelessly.


A network of fixed cameras throughout a community can assist in a variety of safety initiatives, such as finding missing persons, providing access to residents and guests of an HOA, identifying traffic patterns to reduce congestion, assisting police officers in criminal investigations and collecting tolls for bridges, tunnels and tollways.

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.

Discover how easy it is to implement and maintain an ELSAG ALPR System.

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