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Stalker Phodar

Automated and reliable photo/video traffic
violation enforcement for collection and ticketing

Stalker Phodar

A sophisticated, compact 3D tracking radar,
high-resolution photo imaging, and a powerful embedded processor.

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Stalker Phodar SE-1
Single camera system

  • 5 megapixel camera for both HD video
    and still images - provides high-quality Smart Evidence photos and video

  • Monitor up to 32 vehicles traveling in both directions on a multi-lane roadway

  • Available in color or black/white

  • Easy, wizard-guided setup

  • Meets or exceeds all current market requirements in the European Union

  • Produces high-quality Smart Evidence photos and video, including vehicle indication, number plate, driver facial characteristics, and road plan

  • Manage using external touch screen monitor
    or through a TCP/IP remote connection

Sample Video Clips

Daytime video clips

Nighttime video clips








Automatic monitoring of up to 32 vehicles across 4 lanes of traffic


  • Protection class IP67
  • Mass Storage SSD 128GB-500GB
  • Communication 1Gb Ethernet, TCP/IP, 3xUSB, 4xI/O
  • Resolution 5 MPixel (2448 x 2050)
  • Accuracy +/- 3km/h to 100km/h +/- 3% above 100km/h
  • Tracking speed of up to 32 objects
  • Pre and Post Recording
  • Built-in GPS

    The Stalker Phodar is designed for traffic surveillance and violation evidence collection using the newest 3-Dimension tracking type Doppler radar, video analytics, and high-resolution cameras. The combination of these elements enables monitoring of up to 32 vehicles traveling in both directions on a multi-lane roadway. The Stalker Phodar controlling software produces a series of high-quality Smart Evidence Photos, including all necessary information about the violation. The Smart Evidence file can be used by back office software for automatic ticketing systems.

    Intuitive Setup Wizard

    The Stalker Phodar’s setup wizard guides the user through a step-by-step process for configuring the device. Since the device can be mobile, custom parameters can be stored and retrieved whenever device is rebooted, the settings remain unchanged.

    During setup, the operator is guided by the Wizard through all device settings necessary to set or adjust before beginning evidence collection.

    Local or remote operation

    Locally, the system is controlled with a Graphical User Interface which gives access to all features including browsing of collected evidence, export to external device, calibration and setup, log check, statistics, and live work preview. When permanently mounted, the system can be controlled over a TCP/IP Remote connection. Using TCP/IP access, it is possible to control multiple devices at one control center. Advanced encryption and data protection algorithms secure data from manipulation and ensure successful certification in any country.

    Flexible Monitoring Options

    The Stalker Phodar monitors traffic
    three ways.

    • Side of the roadside. Usually tripod- or utility-pole-mounted.

    • Over the road. Center of the roadway with gantry
      or bridge mounting.

    • Mobile vehicle. Parked vehicle on the side of the roadway.

    Evidence Review and Ticketing

    The Phodar is ideally suited as the evidence collection module of a turnkey enforcement solution, including ANPR, and ticketing and collection applications. A variety of video formats and communications protocols ensure compatibility with numerous back-end systems. In some cases, a customer’s end-to-end project can be achieved through careful consultations and planning. Given the right supporting infrastructure, the SE-1 can be expanded for red light enforcement and secondary violation capture such as cell phone usage or seat belt compliance.

    The Stalker Phodar stores violation records internally. Violation records can be reviewed and selected for copying through its USB port. Additionally, violation records can also be archived to USB or to FTP.

    Each violation record contains a synopsis the data pertinent to an individual violation.
    Each violation records includes:

    • Date and time of the violation
    • Evidence Number
    • Vehicle ID
    • Number of photos
    • Speed limit at location
    • Direction of the vehicle shown as arrow
    • Maximum speed of the vehicle in Measurement Zone
    • Difference between Limit and Captured Speed.
    • Copy Status
    • Status
    • Cropped Vehicle and cropped number plate (if ANPR is enabled)

    Smart Evidence Photo generated for printing and ticketing.

    More violation details are available by opening a detailed Evidence Window. Video evidence can be reviewed frame by frame. The violator is easily identified with a special orange box overlaid in the video. A Road Plan view is rendered showing the Phodar settings at the time of the infraction. The Evidence Window contains basic violation information, and a Smart Evidence Photo can be generated for printing and ticketing.

    The Evidence Window includes:

    • Progress bar showing number of Photos in the evidence
    • Current photo
    • ID: The Violator vehicle ID
    • EvID: unique for the device Evidence ID
    • Y: Distance from the Radar in meters
    • Lane: Lane number
    • Orange Speed: The current Speed on selected image
    • Red MAX Speed: Maximum speed on the violator in region of measurement
    • NP: ANPR Visualization


    Stalker Phodar SE-1
    Architecture Modular
    Protection class IP67
    Operating temperature -30°C to +60°C
    Power consumption <3.2A at 12VDC
    Power supply 10.8 – 15VDC
    Dimensions 22.5 cm (h) x 24.8 cm (w) x 33.7 cm (d)
    Weight 6.0 kg

    Internal Cameras

    Resolution 5 megapixel (2448 x 2050)
    FPS up to 15 frames per second
    Sensor 2/3” color CCD / B&W
    IR-Cut Filter Color sensor, Yes / black & white sensor, No / B&W
    Lens Megapixel 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm

    Processing Unit

    Operating system Embedded OS Linux
    Processors Industrial 1 GHz AMD G-Series Fusion Dual-Core 64-bit x 86 CPU
    Memory 4GB
    Storage 128 GB - 256 GB Internal SSD
    Communications 3xUSB, CAN, I/O, GbE, Optional WiFi, GSM

    Internal Radar

    Maximum Range (truck) Typically 240m
    Maximum Range (cCar) Typically 160m
    Maximum Range (Pedestrian) Typically 60m
    Azimuth 3dB Limits +/- 6°
    Elevation 3dB Limits +/- 4°
    Max. Az. Field of View +/-18°
    Measurement Speed 2 Km/h - 299 km/h
    Either or both directions
    Accuracy in operating confitions < +/- 3 km/h to 100 km/h
    < +/- 3% above 100 km/h
    Accuracy in laboratory confitions < +/- 1 km/h to 100 km/h
    < +/- 1% above 100 km/h
    Accuracy in distance measurement < 2.5% (10m .. max range)
    Tracking objects Up to 32 objects simultaneously
    Operating frequency 24 GHz, K-band


    Remote Administration Yes
    Evidence Recording Automatic
    Pre-Recording Yes
    Post-Recording Yes
    Encryption Yes

    Software Features

    Statistics Vehicle lane identification, speed and distance tracking.
    Remote Admin Available through RemoteDesktop as well as HTTPS by any Browser.
    Auto evidence export Automatic evidence export to USB and/or remote server.
    Auto Calibration Automatic Angle Calibration.


    Accessories Pole mounting brackets, heavy duty tripod, lens filters, AC adapter, 12V Battery, IR illuminator, flash strobe, LCD monitor with touchscreen.
    Modules WiFi, built-in GPS, GSM, additional camera, shock sensor, angle calculator.
    Upgrades Red light, ANPR module.

    Flash Specifications


    Guide number (meters, 100ISO) 60 (1)
    Maximum distance, 400ISO, f2.8 42m (1)
    Vertical beam spread 12°
    Horizontal Beam spread 20°
    Flash Duration <300 us (2)


    Electrical Supply 12VDC (10.8 - 15 VDC)
    Rated energy per shot 60J (3)
    Stored Energy 475 J
    Emission Peak Power 375 kW
    Peak supply current 4A@12V
    Stand-by consumption 2.5W
    Built-in fuse 5A (Time-lag T)
    Lifespan of the lamp 100,000 shots (2) (4)
    Lifespan of electronics (except the lamp) MTBF 50,000 hours, or 3,000,000 shots


    Minimum interval between 2 shots 0.02 s
    Guaranteed number of shots in a 50 Hz burst 3 shots (2)
    Guaranteed number of shots in a 5 Hz burst 4 shots (2)
    Guaranteed number of shots in a 1 Hz burst 6 shots (2)
    Maximum repetition rate, 24/24 0.33 Hz (2)


    Size 18.4 cm (h) x 22.9 cm (w) x 33.7 cm (d)
    Weight, ready for use, with metal case 5 kg
    Working ambient temperature -20°…+60°C
    Index protection IP67


    (1) given at rated energy, and for pictures of vehicles, slightly under exposes in order to reduce the adverse effect of highlights like reflections on shiny parts.

    (2) given at rated energy.

    (3) the “rated energy” is a value for which the device is optimized. However, thanks to the technology implemented here, which interrupts the ongoing flash much before the full discharge of the storage capacitors, other amounts of energy per shot are possible. With the same set of components, and another adjustment, the devices can output three times their nominal energy, as well as weak shots.

    (4) given at 30% loss of light emission.


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