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ANPR: Automatic number plate recognition

Smart cameras for seamless and secure access to your car park

What is ANPR?

Automatic number plate recognition, otherwise known as ‘licence plate recognition’, is technology that uses optical character recognition to read vehicle registration plates.

You can use Parkable’s ANPR to grant secure, seamless entry and exit through access control gates, and record which vehicles are in your car park.

Why implement licence plate recognition?

Seamless access

Parkers can open your access control simply by driving up to the entrance. With no swipe cards or paper tickets needed, you have low-touch, easy access, removing congestion at the entry

Heightened security

Limit car park access to an approved list of vehicles. Cameras record each vehicle and licence plates are connected to individual user accounts - so you know who has accessed your car park and for how long

Automated reporting

ANPR cameras track and record which vehicles have come in and out of the car park, giving you automated, real-time information and reporting through the Parkable admin panel

Flexible to suit your car park


Integrate with cameras and access control

Parkable's ANPR software supports any industry-standard access control gates and barriers, and integrates with RTSP-compatible IP cameras. Installation takes 15 minutes and can be undergone by Parkable’s team or an electrician.

You can integrate Parkable with pre-existing hardware, or contact us and we'll help you find the best option for your car park.


Charge for casual and long-term parking

If you offer paid parking, the Parkable app processes credit card payments while licence plate recognition ensures that parkers are appropriately charged for time spent in the car park. There are flexible access and payment options for both your staff and tenants, and for members of the public.

  • Offer long-term paid parking subscriptions to staff, tenants or the public through the Parkable app
  • Ensure that those parking on a daily or hourly basis can only access the car park if they’ve started a paid parking session on the app

Fleet vehicle management

Use ANPR to simplify car park access for your fleet and gain oversight of which vehicles are available or offsite at any given time.

  • No more need for swipe cards to access the car park
  • Connect access control to the fleet vehicle - rather than the driver
  • Use the Parkable web panel to see which fleet vehicles are available at any given time

Manage private parking

Parkable provides everything else you need to manage company-wide private parking, and improve the efficiency and optimisation of your entire car park.

  • Share allocated parking spots between staff
  • Create better parking experiences
  • Manage multiple groups and locations from one web panel
  • Automate problem resolution

Next steps

Get in touch
Contact us through the form below! We'll set up a call with one of our experts to assess the best approach for your car park
Integrate with hardware
Our team will connect Parkable's software with your access gates and cameras, and set you up with easy-to-use management tools
Provide seamless experiences
People will access your car park effortlessly with licence plate recognition technology, and you’ll access usage data with ease


Take the next step with Parkable

Whether you already have hardware installed or are interested in sourcing new cameras or access control gates, feel free to get in touch for more information.