OpenALPR Benchmarks

Benchmarks demonstrating the power of OpenALPR are presented below. Click the benchmark links to see detailed results. If you find yourself thinking, "these numbers look too good to be true”, we understand. Don't take our word for it. Try it out yourself!

License Plate Number Accuracy Benchmarks

Benchmark License Plate State Identified Correct in 1 of 10 Estimates Correct on 1st Estimate
Open Source 0.00% 65.69% 42.16%
OpenALPR Commercial 96.83% 100.00% 99.02%

CPU Hardware Video Performance Benchmarks

Benchmarks were conducted on Ubuntu Linux using Intel systems and integrated graphics. More detailed results are available.

System Profile 1080p 720p 480p
Xeon E5-2666 v3 @ 2.9 GHz 12.7 FPS 15.0 FPS 16.8 FPS
Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz 17.4 FPS 20.4 FPS 22.9 FPS
Xeon E7-8880 v3 @ 2.3 GHz 20.1 FPS 23.4 FPS 26.2 FPS
Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz 52.4 FPS 61.8 FPS 69.9 FPS
Core i7-8750H @ 2.2 GHz 53.3 FPS 60.8 FPS 67.3 FPS
Xeon Platinum 8124M @ 3.0 GHz 203.8 FPS 236.0 FPS 275.5 FPS

NVIDIA GPU Video Performance Benchmarks

Benchmarks were conducted on Ubuntu Linux using varied systems and NVIDIA GPU acceleration. More detailed results are available.

System Profile 1080p 720p 480p
NVIDIA Jetson TX-1 6.2 FPS 15FPS 44 FPS
NVIDIA Jetson TX-2 14 FPS 34 FPS 86 FPS
NVIDIA Tesla M60 99 FPS 164 FPS 202 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 165 FPS 191 FPS 206 FPS
NVIDIA Tesla V100 184 FPS 329 FPS 364 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 221 FPS 297 FPS 351 FPS
NVIDIA Acceleration

Deliver Real-Time Performance

NVIDIA Acceleration

OpenALPR supports execution on NVIDIA hardware to enable high-speed, real-time license plate recognition.

Capture At High SpeedsCapture At High Speeds

If your camera captures vehicles moving in excess of 60 miles per hour, OpenALPR NVIDIA GPU acceleration makes it possible to deliver state-of-the-art accuracy.

OpenALPR recognize license plates in real-time from a 1080p stream
Metropolis Analytics Partner
OpenALPR is proud to be the LPR engine for NVIDIA Metropolis™
Part of the Next Generation

Part of the Next Generation

Metropolis Analytics Partner

OpenALPR is part of NVIDIA Metropolis™. Together, we are bringing advanced AI and intelligent video to cities around the world.

Power and Space EfficientPower and Space Efficient

Running on NVIDIA hardware recognizes many more plates per watt of power compared to CPU processing. A single NVIDIA GPU process many video streams at once.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How am I billed for OpenALPR service?

    After your initial 14 day free trial period, enter your credit card into the system and select your preferred account plan. Billing will begin automatically and be charged monthly.

  • Once I sign up, what happens next?

    You will receive an email. Click on the link to verify your email and activate your account. Login to the OpenALPR portal and walk through our “Getting Started” wizard.

  • What countries do you support?

    We support countries all over the world with characters in many different languages. If your country is not specifically supported, it may work well with another country that has a similar design.

  • What if I have technical questions?

    We are always here to help and most answers can be found on our developer forum. If you can’t find the answers you are looking for, please contact us directly.

  • What cameras work best with the software?

    OpenALPR works with any IP camera that supports H.264 and MJPEG streams. If you want to read license plates at night, you will need a camera that can "see" in the dark using infrared (IR) light.

  • How is data secured in OpenALPR cloud?

    License plate and credit card data is encrypted via SSL during transmission. Additionally, all license plate data and images are stored on the CJIS-compliant AWS GovCloud.


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