What's new in AutoVu™ SharpOS 12.3 GA - SharpOS 12.3 GA | SharpV

AutoVu SharpOS Release Notes 12.3 GA

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SharpOS 12.3 GA | SharpV
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With each release, new features, enhancements, or resolved issues are added to the product.

SharpOS is the software component of a SharpV unit. SharpOS is responsible for everything related to plate capture, collection, processing, and analytics. For example, a SharpOS update might include new LPR contexts, new firmware, SharpV web portal updates, and updates to the SharpV Windows services (Plate Reader, HAL, updater service, and so on).

AutoVu™ SharpOS 12.3 GA is a general availability release. The following articles describe the release in detail in relation to AutoVu™ hardware components. This can include information about the following:
  • LPR contexts
  • SharpV camera hardware
  • SharpV web portal
  • SharpV firmware
  • Plate Reader and other related services

AutoVu™ SharpOS 12.3 GA includes the following new features:

Virtual loop support
For parking applications where the license plate capture rate is critical, the SharpV virtual loop feature can detect vehicles with damaged or dirty license plates that are not detected by the SharpV LPR camera. The plate numbers of these vehicles can then be manually modified in Security Desk.
Speed estimation
The SharpV camera can now be configured to include an estimated vehicle speed when performing license plate reads.
Exposure setting enhancements
You can now configure the iris exposure setting from the SharpV web portal.
Power line frequency configuration
You can now set the power line frequency of a SharpV to 50 Hz or 60 Hz to match the power grid of the installation location.
Enhanced contexts
License plate recognition has been improved for the following license plates:
The Argentina LPR context now supports motorcycle plates.
The Chile LPR context now supports the FE-Schrift (Fälschungserschwerende Schrift) typeface on plates.
The Denmark LPR context has been improved for two-line plates, and now recognizes plates from Poland (PL) and Lithuania (LT).
The Nevada LPR context has been improved to read plates with holographic lines, and resolves contrast issues for newer plates.
This LPR context is now supported,
NOTE: The TurkeyOnly context does not support the following characters: Q, W, or X.