Adaptive Recognition

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41 Alkotás utca



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41 Alkotás utca

Budapest , 1123



Tel +36 1 201 9650

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A Globally Operating Image Recognition Company

Who We Are

Adaptive Recognition is a group of creative minds, developing and manufacturing AI-based image processing technology, for the traffic, security, and identity industries. The Adaptive Recognition Group has several major sites in Central Europe, and it is represented in Denmark, the USA, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Where We Come From

In the early 1990s, we were among the first R&D-intensive companies to start developing self-learning algorithms based on artificial intelligence, which was used to solve various image processing problems. The first major success came with our globally market-leading Carmen® ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) product, which is capable of automatically recognizing and reading images of car license plates. This was followed by introducing various standardized codes, which are used, among other things, in shipping or printed on ID documents like passports.

The small start-up transformed into a professional international company with locations in Denmark, the USA, Central Europe, and Singapore, with 300+ employees and 30+ representative partners worldwide.

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Portfolio in a Nutshell

Adaptive Recognition focuses on hardware and software development, creating technology for:

  • License plate recognition (software and purpose-built cameras)
  • Identity document verification (scanner devices with OCR and authentication software)
  • ITS – Intelligent Transportation System
  • CCTV security systems
  • Industrial code recognition (such as container codes and railway codes)

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Headquarters location 41 Alkotás utca
1123 Budapest
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  • ANPR Solutions
  • Automatic Number Plate Recognition Systems
  • Digital Video Recording Cameras
  • License Plate Recognition
  • License Plate Recognition Cameras
  • LPR Cameras
  • Number Plate Recognition
  • Parking Enforcement Solutions
  • Smart Parking Solutions
  • Traffic Surveillance

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   Adaptive Recognition MicroCAM Mobile LPR Camera in Action – Royal Thai Police


Automatic Number Plate Recognition Software

Carmen® is an Automatic Number Plate Recognition software that reads all vehicle plate types in the world – at any traffic speed. Toll collection and congestion charging systems, traffic monitoring, and security, speed and journey time measurement, bus lane and traffic light enforcement, parking or access control, and many other systems benefit from the fast, exact, automatic identification and recognition capabilities of this ANPR software – since the 1990s, when the solution was first created – and constantly fine-tuned ever since.

Adaptive Recognition - Carmen ANPR software
The Carmen® ANPR software reads license plates from many image sources remarkably fast and with the highest recognition accuracy in its class. It offers country-independent recognition of not only Latin characters, but also Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and many more, as well as reflective, non-reflective, personalized, and special interest plates that are typical in many U.S. states.

Adaptive Recognition offers a suite of Carmen® ANPR products including:

ITS & Smart Parking Solutions

Adaptive Recognition offers a variety of innovative yet field-tested solutions for intelligent transportation systems and LPR-based parking management. Some of our products include:


ParkIT System is a smart parking software that manages access control using ANPR technology. Thanks to its convenient scalability, it is perfect for private access control and large logistics hubs with multiple entry/exit points.

All incoming and exiting traffic is tracked, saved, and can be controlled based on your pre-defined blacklists/whitelists. Forget tickets and manage the barriers automatically – this system will take the burden of workload and security issues off your shoulder.

Globessey Data Server

Effortlessly manage mass traffic data with Globessey Data Server. This database is specifically designed to store traffic-related information, in a high-speed, scalable, and easy-to-manage format. Globessey Data Server is a complete traffic data middleware solution with a built-in and ergonomic GUI, that is praised by its users and lets them be a police organization, toll collection agency, or any such traffic authority.

GDS deals with the most complex traffic management challenge in an effortless manner: simultaneously managing data collection from numerous endpoints and serving queries of various business units. All these with maximum reliability – serving your traffic system.

S1 Portable Speed Camera with ANPR

Imagine a portable traffic monitoring camera that measures the speed and recognizes license plates – all of this performed night and day in any weather conditions, from a distance that cannot be beaten. S1 is an ANPR camera that identifies speeders even from 1 kilometer – thanks to the unique high-precision laser technology. This portable speed camera can automatically find stolen vehicles, detect red light crossing, and vehicles with unpaid insurance – thanks to the onboard blacklist feature.

This traffic monitoring camera is not just multi-functional but requires takes less than two minutes to get the device ready for operation. The system is secure, encrypted, and cannot be compromised.

Traffic Spot

Create an ITS system effortlessly with this multi-data gathering endpoint. Traffic Spot, a combination of traffic monitoring cameras and sensors, comes as an integrated measurement system. It is fully modular: adjust the configuration and list of devices according to your project’s preferences – either it is a modern traffic security system on highways or a digital tolling project implemented in the city.

Traffic Monitoring Cameras

Vidar ANPR cameraAdaptive Recognition is committed to Helping traffic flow and safety – on all roads, in any weather, day and night. Adaptive Recognition’s product range includes:

Project Products


Human attention is a valuable – but limited resource. This is why traffic authorities help their teams with smart and automated solutions for traffic analysis. All traffic checks that can be automatized – are implemented by EnforceCAM. Detect traffic violations automatically and anywhere (without human resources).

Traffic Enforcement Lightbar

It looks like a light bar – but a very special one. This is an all-in-one Traffic Enforcement Lightbar that puts live traffic monitoring to the next level by connecting general police security with high-end traffic surveillance. Both exist separately but no other product has combined these yet in such a way as our innovation. This lightbar unifies all the following functions in one productTraffic Enforcement Lightbar

  • on-the-go traffic monitoring
  • vehicle identification with ANPR
  • make & model recognition (MMR) + color detection
  • patrol car lightbar

You can either send the records to a centralized server or process the live signal directly in the car on a PC and view the events live via a notebook. This lightbar works anywhere, in any weather – its IP67-protected design endures all weather circumstances.

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