It is easy to feed ALPR data into ParkPow! See the pre-integrations below as well as the option for a custom integration.
You can send ALPR data from Plate Recognizer Stream straight into ParkPow.
Step 1. Get your API Token
After you sign up on ParkPow, get the ParkPow API Token, click on the profile icon in the bottom left corner and then on the API TOKEN button.
For On-Premise ParkPow deployments, get your local ParkPow API Token: http://local-ip-address:8000/accounts/token/
Step 2. Update Stream config.ini
In the Stream config.ini file, add the 3 lines below in the Webhooks section.
webhook_targets = https://app.parkpow.com/api/v1/webhook-receiver/
webhook_header = Authorization: Token MY_PARKPOW_TOKEN
webhook_image = yes
Make sure to replace MY_PARKPOW_TOKEN above with your actual Token.
For On-Premise ParkPow deployments, replace the first line with the following: http://local-ip-address:8000/api/v1/webhook-receiver/
Refer to the Stream Installation instructions on how to do this.
- The camera code on ParkPow is the
config.ini. In the example above,
camera-1. If you use multiple cameras, each camera id should be different. In the ParkPow admin you can modify the display name but you should not change the camera id.
- You have a fixed numbers of cameras on ParkPow. If you have no free slots, you can edit the camera codes in the camera settings. You may also delete a camera.
Step3. You’re done!
Go to the ParkPow app to set up your environment, such as your sites, cameras, time zone, etc.
You can send ALPR data from Plate Recognizer Snapshot API Cloud into ParkPow.
Step 1. Link your Platerecognizer account on ParkPow
Sign in or Sign up on ParkPow.
If you had previously signed up using an email and password, You need to link your Platerecognizer account
To Link your account or change the linked account:
- Sign in to ParkPow then click on Link Your Platerecognizer Account in the bottom left corner.
- If Plate Recognizer Plate Recognizer is shows like pointed by arrow (2) your account is already linked.
- You can change the linked account by first removing any existing account.
- Click on the link pointed by arrow (3) to Link your account
Step 2. Enable ParkPow Export.
Login to Plate Recognizer Dashboard Settings page and Enable ParkPow Export.
You are done!
Go back to the ParkPow app to set up your environment, such as your sites, cameras, time zone, etc.
You can send ALPR data from Plate Recognizer Snapshot On-Premise SDK straight into ParkPow.
Step 1. Login to Plate Recognizer Dashboard
After you sign up on ParkPow, go back to the Plate Recognizer Webhooks Settings page.
You can also locate this by clicking on your email address in upper right corner.
Step 2. Click on the SDK Webhooks tab.
Step 3. Click on the green +Add SDK Webhooks button.
Step 4. Fill out the info.
- Use a descriptive name, such as the Parking Lot Name along with “ParkPow” so that it is clear this webhook sends info from the Parking Lot to ParkPow.
- Select the appropriate Snapshot SDK.
- Copy/paste the ParkPow API Token. Go here to get the ParkPow API Token.
- Enter Target URL: https://app.parkpow.com/api/v1/webhook-receiver/
For On-Premise ParkPow deployments, for Step 4 above, enter ths following Target URL instead: http://local-ip-address:8000/api/v1/webhook-receiver/
- Make sure to check Send Image and then click Save.
Step 5. When you start the SDK, add the ParkPow Token to the docker command:
docker run ... -e PARKPOW_TOKEN=MY_TOKEN!
You can get your token from https://app.parkpow.com/account/token/.
You can send image uploads from your device directly to our FTP, where the system will do license plate recognition.
The credentials to use the system can be requested by clicking here, or according to the image below.
Access to FTP credentials
You can also locate this by clicking on your e-mail address in the upper right corner and then on FTP.
FTP configuration on your device
Most devices allow FTP configuration for sending captures, Here you can check the configuration method of main devices compatible with our platform.
- Once an image is processed, it is immediately removed from the FTP server.
- You can send images to a sub-directory. Its name is used as the Camera ID. For example, with /nx123/2022/03/25/car.jpg, nx123 will be set as the Camera ID.
- If you are using passive mode, you have to configure your firewall. Our port range is 55000-65000.
Data received from FTP
Information retrieved from FTP can be viewed in the Plate Recognizer's Dashboard menu.
The Plate Recognizer FTP service allows recognitions to be exported to ParkPow, and/or to a Webhook of your choice.