Camera delivers real-time 30fps license plate capture at up to 50mph

Source: Digital Watchdog’s MEGApix 4-Megapixel LPR Camera

Cerritos, CA (October 11, 2017) – Digital Watchdog (DW™), the industry leader in digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software, is proud to announce the upcoming release of the new MEGApix® 4 Megapixel License Plate Recognition (LPR) camera (DWC-MB44iALPR). The new IP LPR camera offers a specialty solution for applications looking to capture license plates on moving vehicles at up to 50mph. The camera is integrated with DW Spectrum® IPVMS to help users get the most from live and recorded video quickly and easily.

These MEGApix® IP cameras deliver crystal-clear images at 4MP resolution and real-time 30fps performance. The new 4MP IP LPR camera delivers consistent, reliable plate capture both day and night with a 6-50mm P-Iris lens and Smart IR™ up to 60 feet, capturing images from a range of 13 to 100 feet in moving vehicles at up to 50mph. The LPR camera comes in a No Fog or Condensation under any Conditions bullet housing to make sure license plates are captured clearly and visibly no matter the lighting challenge or weather condition. All MEGApix® cameras are ONVIF conformant, assuring their successful integration with any open platform solution on the market.

“Digital Watchdog pioneered dedicated cameras for license plate capture of moving vehicles for analog and HD over Coax™ applications,” said Mark Espenschied, Director of Marketing, Digital Watchdog. “We are excited to bring these powerful capabilities to IP applications with dazzling 4 megapixel resolution images.”

Features include:

  • 4MP 1/3” CMOS Sensor at Real-Time 30fps
  • License Plate Recognition Technology captures reflective license plates up to 50mph with up to 150’ Capture Range
  • Reliable Performance under Any Lighting Conditions
  • Varifocal P-Iris Lens 6~50mm
  • Dual Codecs (H.264, MJPEG) with Simultaneous Dual-Stream
  • Cold Start -40°F (-40°C)
  • 60’ Smart IR™ with Intelligent Camera Sync.
  • Smart DNR™ 3D Digital Noise Reduction
  • Programmable Privacy Zones
  • Auto Gain Control (AGC)
  • Auto White Balance (AWB)
  • Motion Detection
  • Two-Way Audio
  • Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Class 10 Card Slot (Card Not Included)
  • Alarm Sensor Input
  • Relay Output
  • Web Server Built-in
  • PoE Class 4 and DC 12V
  • Waterproof Cabling
  • ONVIF Conformant, Profile S
  • No Fog or Condensation Under any Weather Conditions
  • IP66 Weather and Tamper Resistant
  • 5 Year Warranty

Learn more about the new LPR bullet camera, the complete MEGApix® 4MP camera family and all of Digital Watchdog’s industry-leading video surveillance products at