Choose a Watchman plan and get started with ALPR

Install our software locally, connect to live camera feed, and view results on the OpenALPR dashboard. Try free for 14 days.



For Individuals and Homeowners
  • Cloud-only data destination
  • Retrieve license plate number
  • 3 users for dashboard
  • 5 plates on alertable hotlist
  • 5 day data retention


For Groups and Businesses
  • Configurable data destination
  • Retrieve plate, color, make & type
  • Unlimited users for dashboard
  • Unlimited plates on alertable hotlist
  • 60 day data retention

Need Support?

Confused about our plan options and which one is best for you?

Get Help

Customized Plan

Have a specific use-case not listed? Request a consultation with our sales team.

Contact Us

Quick and Easy Setup

Enable any IP camera with LPR

OpenALPR agent is installed locally and plates are detected and recognized from any IP camera on your network.

Access All Vehicle AttributesAccess All Vehicle Attributes

Increased plate read accuracy is just the beginning, as OpenALPR provides vehicle make, color, and body type..

Watchman has a wide variety of use-cases from home automation to business security

Test drive the OpenALPR platform below

Instant Demo Access!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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.

  • How am I billed for Watchman service?

    Once you have entered your credit card information and selected your preferred account plan, billing will begin after your initial trial period and be charged monthly.

  • 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?

    Watchman 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, the license plate data is stored on password-protected database systems that are kept isolated in a private network.


Start your free trial.

Sign up today and turn any surveillance, traffic, or IP camera into a vehicle recognition solution.

Free trial. Easy installation. Cancel any time. Check our Terms of Use.