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Plate Recognizer ContainerID

Highly accurate, developer-friendly Shipping Container OCR.

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Upload an image (up to 3MB) and we’ll decode the Container.
Highly Accurate

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

Easy Integration

Send container images to our API Cloud or SDK. See our fully documented API Code.

Free Trial

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

Shipping Container OCR that Works

Works with Blurry Images

Works on Low Res Images

Works on Dark Images

Works on Over-Exposed Images

Works on Tough Angles

Works on Shadow Marks

Works with Rusty Text

Works with Tank Containers

Input Parameters

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

Output Parameters

  • Owner & Product Group Code: See 4 letters of the Container Code.
  • Registration Number: See the 6 digits of the Serial or Registration Number.
  • Check Number: Get the single digit for Check Sum.
  • Score: See engine’s confidence level in correctly reading the Container characters.

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

  • Runs on x86 devices on a Docker container.
  • Fast inference speed.
  • No limit on lookups per second.

Simple REST API for Container OCR


Integrate with our ContainerID 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 the Product Group Code, Registration Number and Check Number values of the container.

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Get Fast Container 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 ContainerID is priced as a subscription fee based on # Lookups per month.

Take advantage of our Free Trial and start today!

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Need Help with Container OCR?

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