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Plate Recognizer BoatID

Highly accurate, developer-friendly Boat, Ship, Vessel Number OCR.

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Highly Accurate

Our algo handles boat images that are blurry, low-res, dark, angled, and much more!

Easy Integration

Send vessel images to our API Cloud or SDK (coming soon!). See our fully documented API Code.

Free Trial

Take out BoatID OCR engine for a free test drive (no credit card required)!

Boat Number OCR that Works

Works with Blurry Images

Works on Low Res Images

Works on Dark Images

Works on Tough Fonts

Works on Tough Angles

Works on Shadow Marks

Works with Faint Text

Works with Colorful Fonts

Input Parameters

  • Image: Send an image in a variety of formats.
  • Camera: Specify the camera associated with the image.
  • Timestamp: Optional.

Output Parameters

  • Boat Number: Get boat’s number.
  • Score: See engine’s confidence level in correctly reading vessel’s number.

API Cloud

  • Requires Internet connection.
  • Supports images up to 3 MB.
  • Limit of 8 images per second.
  • Runs on Linode Cloud servers in New Jersey, USA.

On-Premise SDK

  • Coming Soon!

Simple REST API for Boat Number OCR


Integrate with our BoatID API with a few lines of code on a variety of programming languages: Python, Javascript, Ruby, C#, etc.

Get an easy to use JSON response with vessel number identified.

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Get Fast Boat Number OCR Quickly

Get it all up and running in under 60 minutes. Free Trial with no Credit Card required!

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Affordable Pricing

Plate Recognizer BoatID is priced as a subscription fee based on # Lookups per month.

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