What's new in AutoVu™ SharpOS 12.5 GA - SharpOS 12.5 GA | SharpV

AutoVu SharpOS Release Notes 12.5 GA

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With each release, new features, enhancements, or resolved issues are added to the product.

AutoVu™ SharpOS 12.5 GA includes the following new features:
SharpOS is now powered by machine learning:
The performance of SharpV systems has been greatly improved with the introduction of the AutoVu™ Machine Learning Core (AutoVu™ MLC). The AutoVu™ MLC improves the system’s ability to classify license plates and to perform character recognition.

Although off-the-shelf machine learning solutions are commercially available for LPR, their results can be unpredictable. With our hardware and software engineering expertise, we have built the AutoVu™ MLC from the ground up. This includes developing a deep neural network (DNN), training the system with SharpV camera images, and optimizing the system to run on existing LPR Processing Unit hardware. As a result, depending on the regional contexts, you can expect up to a 50% reduction in plate capture errors and character recognition errors when compared to widely used classical algorithms. The AutoVu™ MLC represents a significant reduction in the time that operators spend manually correcting plate reads.

As the AutoVu™ MLC continues to develop, we will apply it to more aspects of the LPR process. You will be able to take advantage of these improvements with future SharpOS releases.

AutoVu™ MLC improves LPR performance for the following regions:
  • North America:
    • Increased capture rate
    • Increased read rate
    • Decreased false positive reads
  • Australia, Europe, South America:
    • Increased read rate
Important information when adding a certificate from an unknown certificate authority:
  • If a certificate signature is issued by a certificate authority (CA) that is not included in the list of Windows of third-party root certificate authorities, or if your organization has its own public key infrastructure (PKI) which manages signatures, you must add the CA to the platform software running on the SharpV using the instructions in the Knowledge Base article KBA-78971.