ZoneMinder Integration

Setting up Plate Recognizer to run with ZoneMinder and your choice of cameras is easy. Just follow the steps below:

Activate Plate Recognizer in ZoneMinder

Step 1. Sign up on Plate Recognizer.

Step 2. You will be given a Plate Recognizer API Cloud Token in

Step 3. In ZoneMinder, enter in the Plate Recognizer API Key. For details, go here.

Please note that the Free Trial API Cloud Plan has a 1 lookup per second limit. If you send more than 1 lookup per second, the other image(s) within that second will be ignored by our Snapshot API Cloud.

That’s it! You have successfully integrated ZoneMinder with Plate Recognizer.

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Configure ZoneMinder Motion Detection for ANPR

Step 4: See steps to install object detection via OpenCV. This way, when a large object, such as a vehicle, approaches, ZoneMinder will be able to detect it.

Step 5: You can now configure camera settings for optimal license plate recognition.

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See License Plate Recognition Results

Option 1: View ANPR results on Plate Recognizer Dashboard.

To access the Dashboard, go to

Option 2: View license plate results inside ZoneMinder.

Need Help with LPR?

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