PlateSmart Technologies, which applies AI and deep learning technologies to its automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)-based vehicle recognition solutions, announced it was selected by NTT Corporation (NTT) to be an official provider of ALPR, vehicle recognition and safety solutions for customers of the global technology and business solutions provider.

“NTT is a leading global innovator when it comes to applying IT and technology around the world,” said John Chigos, CEO, PlateSmart. “This relationship will further extend our global reach beyond the 30-plus countries we are in currently and will allow us to expand into sectors we are not already in. This agreement between our companies also serves as further proof that our products are the best of breed in the industry.”

NTT, which operates in more than 80 countries and regions, will partner with PlateSmart to generate sensor information and video management details for the company’s Accelerate Smart data platform, which is being deployed in cities around the world to help improve the lives of citizens through smart technologies.

“So many opportunities exist for the use of our ALPR-based vehicle recognition solutions around the world,” Chigos said. “As industry visionaries and leading innovators of ALPR technologies, our innovative products will now be used to serve NTT and their clients’ needs on a global basis.”