ELSAG® Video Security Solutions

Video Plate Hunter® 900

The low-cost and effective LPR system for law enforcement, physical security, and parking enforcement.

The benefits of deploying automatic license plate reader systems are undeniable. Now, every agency, especially small to mid-size, can afford to create an ALPR network or add to their existing one by leveraging the power of this software. 

The ELSAG VPH900 documents data specific to each plate it reads:

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

Ramp up your physical security and access control systems by bundling the VPH900 software with the right IP cameras for your needs.

ELSAG VPH900: Product Features

  • The ELSAG VPH900 uses video from select IP cameras to capture license plate reader data.
  • The ELSAG VPH900 bundle includes all the necessary components to efficiently and effectively deploy the system.
  • Data captured includes plate number, date stamp, time stamp and GPS coordinates.
  • The system then instantaneously compares each license plate number to hot lists to identify suspect vehicles or white lists for permit validation and access control.
  • LPR data collected by the VPH900 can be stored in the ELSAG Enterprise Operations Center™ (EOC) data management system for analysis and to aid investigations.


For Law Enforcement

Implement a new LPR system or expand an existing one.

The ELSAG Video Plate Hunter 900 (VPH900) automatic license plate reader system is an invaluable law enforcement tool that gives you ALPR data plus video from select IP cameras. We’ll bundle our ALPR software with the best IP cameras for your needs, giving you efficiencies that save you substantial time and money. While every size agency will benefit from the real-time policing and investigative support of the ELSAG VPH900, it is optimized to fit small to mid-size budgets.


The ELSAG VPH900 supports a wide range of missions including the ones listed below.


Real-time interdiction:

  • SILVER and AMBER alerts
  • Auto theft recovery
  • Highway and traffic safety
  • Homeland Security
  • Perimeter security
  • Probable cause generation
  • Rental contract violations

Revenue collection:

  • Access control
  • Parking management
  • Scofflaw violations
  • Tax collection 
  • Toll collection

Intelligence gathering:

  • Surveillance
  • Link analysis
  • Traffic pattern analysis
  • Convoy analysis
  • Cross-search analysis

Enjoy the force-multiplying benefits of ALPR technology in the low-cost ELSAG VPH900 system, brought to you from a world leader with decades of experience.

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For Perimeter Security  


Leonardo’s world-class ELSAG automatic license plate recognition systems are 25 years in the making. Our advanced ALPR technology is now more accessible than ever with the low-cost ELSAG Video Plate Hunter 900 (VPH900). The ELSAG VPH900 uses video from select IP cameras to capture plate reader data (plate number, date stamp, time stamp). The system then instantaneously compares each license plate number to hot lists to identify suspect vehicles or white lists for permit validation and access control.

Ramp up your perimeter security and access control systems by bundling our innovative ALPR software with the right IP cameras for your needs. The VPH900 is much more powerful than systems that rely on video alone.

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For Parking Enforcement

This affordable software uses select IP video cameras and transforms them into powerful fixed plate readers. 

The ELSAG VPH900 is an automatic license plate reader software solution for parking enforcement. Leonardo's 25 years of experience and expertise in license plate recognition technology powers this innovative ALPR software. Bundled with the best-suited IP cameras for your needs, the ELSAG VPH900 is a robust parking management solution that will save you time and money.

The ELSAG VPH900 captures license plate data from the video stream and uses it to:

  • Validate permits
  • Inventory lot/garage vehicles
  • Enforce parking
  • Surveil lots/garages

Take advantage of the budget-conscious ELSAG VPH900 and automate your parking management for substantial savings.

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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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