License Plate OCR API

License Plate OCR API

License Plate OCR API is a tool for recognizing and extracting text from license plate images. It uses advanced optical character recognition (OCR) technology to accurately identify and extract license plate numbers in real time, making it an essential tool for a variety of applications, including vehicle tracking, traffic management, and toll booth systems.

About the API: 

The License Plate OCR API is a powerful tool for recognizing and extracting text from license plate images. This API uses advanced optical character recognition (OCR) technology to accurately identify and extract license plate numbers, making it an essential tool for a variety of applications in the automotive and transportation industries.

The API is user-friendly and straightforward to use, requiring just a few lines of code to integrate into any existing application. It accepts images in various formats, including JPEG and PNG, and returns the extracted license plate number in real time, making it an efficient solution for large-scale applications. Additionally, the API is highly scalable, making it suitable for use in a variety of settings, from small startups to large enterprises.

The License Plate OCR API is constantly being improved to provide even more accurate results, and the developers behind it are always working to stay ahead of the curve in terms of optical character recognition and image recognition technologies. With its ability to quickly and accurately extract license plate numbers, the API has the potential to revolutionize various industries and make life easier for professionals in a range of fields.

Some of the key applications of the License Plate OCR API include vehicle tracking, traffic management, toll booth systems, and parking management. The API can be integrated into these systems to automatically identify and track vehicles, reducing manual labor and increasing efficiency. It can also be used to enforce traffic regulations, manage tolls, and enforce parking restrictions. Overall, the License Plate OCR API is a must-have tool for anyone working in the automotive and transportation industries.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass a publicly accessible image URL and receive the recognized license plate number. 

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Vehicle Tracking: The License Plate OCR API can be used to accurately track the movement of vehicles in real-time, making it a valuable tool for fleet management and logistics companies.

  2. Traffic Management: The API can be integrated into traffic management systems to automatically identify and track vehicles, helping to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow.

  3. Toll Booth Systems: The API can be used to efficiently manage toll booths by automatically identifying and tracking vehicles as they pass through, reducing manual labor and improving accuracy.

  4. Parking Management: The API can be integrated into parking management systems to automatically identify and track vehicles, enabling efficient management of parking spaces and enforcement of parking regulations.

  5. Law Enforcement: The API can be used by law enforcement agencies to quickly identify and track vehicles, making it a valuable tool for investigations and surveillance.

  6. Automated Toll Collection: The API can be used to develop automated toll collection systems, reducing the need for manual toll collection and improving efficiency. The API can identify and extract license plate numbers, which can then be used to automatically charge the toll fee to the vehicle owner's account.



Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there are no other limitations. 

API Documentation

Endpoints


The size of the input image should be less than 2MB

 



                                                                            
POST https://www.zylalabs.com/api/1290/license+plate+ocr+api/1085/license+plate+recognizer
                                                                            
                                                                        

License Plate Recognizer - Endpoint Features
Object Description
image_url [Required] "imageUrl" is the priority parameter.The speed of returning the result depends on the speed of the URL.
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"processing_time":22,"plates":[{"text":"1657DTP","country":"","state":"","confidence":100}],"code":"200","message":"Success"}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

License Plate Recognizer - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request POST 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1290/license+plate+ocr+api/1085/license+plate+recognizer?image_url=https://media.wired.com/photos/5e2b52d1097df7000896da19/16:9/w_2399,h_1349,c_limit/Transpo-licenseplates-502111737.jpg' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the License Plate OCR API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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