The SharpX is anIP-based automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) camera that is part of the AutoVu system. With its high-resolution camera and integrated illumination, the SharpX leads the industry in license plate read rate, ensuring the highest degree of accuracy in all applications.

Capture More Plates with a High-Performance Automatic License Plate Camera

SharpX and LPR Processing Unit

The SharpX is designed to capture more license plates per shift and provide the most accurate plate reads in all conditions, including at high speeds, poor angles and extreme conditions. 

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Get More Out of Your ALPR System

Enhancing your Security Center system with AutoVu SharpX cameras gives you access to more than automatic license plate recognition.

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SharpX ALPR Camera on Patrol Vehicle

Specifications

 SharpX XGASharpX VGA
ALPR Camera sensor 1024×946 progressive scan @ 30 fps, monochrome. Wide mode (1280 x 808) and Standard mode (1024 x 768) also available within the same camera 640x480 progressive scan @ 30 fps, monochrome
Capture Range Up to 100-foot (30-meter) range with reflective license plates Up to 70-foot (21-meter) range with reflective license plates
Illuminator Pulsed LED illuminator for effective use in 0 lux (total darkness) environments | Different illumination wavelengths available
Camera lens options 8mm, 12mm, 16mm, 25mm, 35mm, 50mm
Context camera sensor Color camera 640×480 @ 30 fps
Temperature -4°F to 150°F (-20°C to 65°C) operating environment | -40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C) storage | IEC 60068-2-1:2007 Category Ad IEC 60068-2-2:2007 Category Bd | IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Category Na | Includes hi-temp auto-shutoff protection
Extended temperature option -40°F to 150°F (-40°C to 65°C) operating environment
Water resistance / sealing IEC 60529:2001-02IPx5, IPx7
Available colors White / Black
Vibration MIL-STD-810G Method 514.6C, Cat 4
Shock resistance IEC 60068-2-27:2008 Test Ea | IEC 60068-2-31:2008 Test Ec, Procedure 1
Housing and mounting Extruded aluminum housing with universal T-slots on either side for universal mounting
Dimensions 1.65 (h) × 4.75 (w) × 4.84 (d) inches (4.2 × 12 × 12.3 cm) | Excludes cabling and mounting bracket
Weight 1.5 lbs (0.7 kg)
Electromagnetic immunity and emmissions FCC part 15 Subpart B | ICES-003 Issue 4 | CISPR22: 2008 / EN55022:2010+AC2011 | CISPR 24: 2010 / EN 55024:2010
EMC Directive (CE Marking) 2004/108/EC and 2004/104/EC

 

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I/O 2 × 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet ports | 2/4 x ALPR camera inputs
Dimensions 12.6 × 8.6 × 4.72 inches (32 × 22 × 12 cm)
Processor Intel® Atom™ Processor N2600. Up to 4 ALPR cameras (XGA or VGA) per processing unit
Power supply 12/24 VDC @ 60 W typical (76W for 4 cameras on X2S and 61W for 4 cameras on X1S)
Temperature -40°F to 150°F (-40°C to 65°C) | -40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C) storage | IEC 60068-2-1:2007 Category Ad IEC 60068-2-2:2007 Category Bd | IEC 60068-2-14:2009 Category Na | Includes hi-temp auto shutoff protection
Weight 9.4 lbs (4.2 kg) (X1S) | 10.6 lbs (4.8 kg) (X2S)
Electromagnetic immunity & emissions FCC part 15 Subpart B | ICES-003 Issue 4 | CISPR22: 2008 / EN55022:2010+AC2011 | CISPR 24: 2010 / EN 55024:2010
EMC Directive (CE Marking) 2004/108/EC | 2004/104/EC

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Trusted by Customers Everywhere

With over 15 years of experience in ALPR technology, the AutoVu automatic license plate recognition solution has been deployed by hundreds of customers in various applications, such as law enforcement, parking enforcement, and more.

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Extend Your Field of View

Get up to three times the resolution of regular license plate cameras.The SharpX high-resolution XGA+ camera reads plates across three lanes of traffic in mobile applications, capturing more plates per camera.

Rely on Superior Performance in Extreme Conditions and at High Speeds

Increase the clairity of captured images and collect reliable license plate reads in all weather conditions and at speeds of over 200 MPH with the SharpX’s progressive scan.

Cover All Angles

The SharpX’s powerful Intel processor allows you to deploy up to 4 high-resolution ALPR cameras on a single processing unit, allowing you to capture plates on vehicles in any direction around your vehicle or across more lanes.

Get Information at Your Fingertips

Have all the information you need to take action when receiving a hit with a second sensor delivering a full-color context image. When using the Genetec unified platform, Security Center, you can also cross-reference license plate reads and hits with video surveillance archives.

Achieve Superior Night and Day Performance

Trust the SharpX to perform 24 hours a day without interruption, reading license plates in low light conditions and at night with clarity sufficient to identify vehicles’ make, model and color.

Increase Situational Awareness

The SharpX’s context camera can be used as a video surveillance unit within Security Center, streaming live video and recording events before and after license plate hits.

Analyze Vehicle Behavior

The SharpX supports AutoVu’s suite of advanced vehicle analytics, including vehicle make identification, vehicle speed and direction of travel, helping you identify trends and suspicious behavior.

Activate Actions With ALPR Events

Leveraging Security Center’s event-to-action mechanism, the SharpX processing unit’s I/O port can activate vehicle gates based on a vehicle’s access rights, or activate unified systems, from video surveillance cameras to intercom devices.