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Noncontact Vehicle Detection Sensor

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  • CARDET series present the perfect  solution for detecting cars on both indoor and outdoor_cc781905-5cde_badbroad.

  • CARDET can replace a loop coil and IR sensors. It does not need  high cost of ground construction.  

  • The magnetic sensor insideCARDET is thefeedback stabilizingmagnetic sensor from military technology, and new integral type digital proximity sensor has the special capability of rejecting against noises on the road. 

  • CARDETsensor do not respond to a man, an animal, rain or snow, and it has an exceptional long product life, high reliability, low energy consumption.

Since we developed the first version of CARDET-301 at 2015, many up-to-date functions and improvements were newly developed and included. Now we have the 3rd version of CARDET-301, which are equipped following unique technologies. ​


  1. Innovative Feedback Stabilizing digital magnetic sensor

  2. Digital integral proximity sensor using convolution integral

  3. Self recognizing function for the change of environment

  4. Super fast magnetic calibration (under 0.5 sec)

  5. Self recognizing function for the fixed obstacles (AI function)

  6. Noise elimination using stored database on the various roads

  7. Super high reliability by macro frame signal processing technology  


1. Car detection for a License Plate Recognition (LPR) system

CARDET-301generates an accurate trigger signal for a LPR system to capture the license plate of the coming vehicle.

  • A CARDET-301 simply can be attached on a wall of the booth or a pole, which does not need a expensive ground construction.

  • CARDET-301has a semi-permanent product life ccycle unlike the loop coil that has a product life of only 2 years oaverage.

  • It takes just 10 minutes to install aCARDET The sensor and the performance does not depend on the skill of the worker unlike a loop coil.

2. Control of the barrier in an access controller

CARDET-301can detect the exact timing of passing a vehicle in front of the access control device. In the case of bump to bump traffic,CARDET-301generates an accurate trigger signal unlike a loop coil for the access controller to handle the barrier bar.

  • A CARDET-301 has various functions inside of adjusting delay, number of filters and sensitivity to find out the optimal mode for the road situation.

  • A loop coil cannot detect the exact timing of passing of the edge of a vehicle, meanwhile, the digital proximity sensor and FS magnetic sensor in a CARDET-301 can find out the edge of a car accurately.  

  • For the special case of the road for large sized trucks and containers, thedual sensor package for access controlis prepared.

 Above short movie shows the control system of a gate that was installed in Singapore.CARDET-101opens the gate, which was buried under the pavement andCARDET-301closes the gate when the vehicle completely get out.CARDETseries is the best solution that replace the LOOP COIL with low cost and high reliability.


2-1 Special Vehicle Detection Equipment

  • Trucks or trailers have a plenty of empty space on the side and lower body, so it is necessary to hold the detection signal until the vehicle completely pass out, when controlling the parking barrier. 

  • Special Vehicle Detection Equipment enables the system to sustain the parking barrier open until the large-sized vehicle completely passes out. 


3. Car detection for a drive-in-restaurant

Usually in drive-in-cafe or restaurant, number of cars wait and go with bump to bump situation. Conventional loop coil cannot distinguish the two vehicles with a close interval.CARDET-301 is the perfect sensor for this kind of restaurant and moreover it can easily be embedded in a menu box on the shoulder of the access road.

  • ACARDET-301 does not be influenced by snow, rain and humans, also it has no worry about being destroyed by a snowplow.

  • In South Korea, number of famous drive-in franchises such as Starbucks, Subway, Pizzahut, Burger king, Twosome place, Coffeebean, Pasccuchietc. already use CARDET-301'ssystem.

  • CARDET-301 is the perfect sensor for thedrive-thru headset system, because it does not need ground construction that is obvious obstruction for customers.

  • CARDET-301 supports the easiest way of wire connection for the headset systems.

4. Control of an alarming light for the safety

Safety cannot be compromised in our daily life. In the every corner of a parking building and exit, an alarming light should be installed for the safety of pedestrians and vehicles. Everyone can easily install a CARDET sensor in a 10 minutes for our family and people.

  • ACARDET-301 detects a vehicle coming to the corner and control the alarming light to let them know it. A smart relay controller for various purposes is included in the sensor box with the default option. 

  • CARDET sensor has the function inside to adjust the running time of the alarming light for the convenience. 

5. Wireless parking system: CARDET-CP

  • CARDET-CP system is the wireless solution in the parking area using IoT communication technology.

  • It embedded the ultra low-powerPulsed Coherent Radarsystem with a battery supply of max. 5 years. The sensor module is installed in the center of a parking space (buried type).

  • CARDET-CP system has two models, one is direct internet access model using NB-IoT technology, and the other is LoRa model which is connected by a gateway. 

  • CARDET-CP system is the integrated system with local wireless network, please contact

6. Vehicle Counter :  V-COUNTER

V-COUNTERcounts the current number of vehicles those remain in the parking place. It precisely counts the number of IN/OUT vehicles from the parking place, and connected to the user's system by LAN protocols.It uses twoCARDET-301Hsper one channel those specially developed for the function of counting.

  • Cars have variety of shapes and heights,CARDET-301Hcan detect precisely thefront edgeof the approaching vehicle even in bump-to-bump situation, so it makes possible that detect the exact starting point of the vehicle which is essential to the counting process in a parking space.

  • V-COUNTERis also embedded of elaborate  digital filters designed from analyzing of vehicle dynamics and sensor characteristics.V-COUNTERrecords99%accuracy on normal situation in a parking space.

  • It contains the elaborate parallel processing algorithm for a bump-to-bump, reverse/backward moving, back-and-5cc situations -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_so it shows the superior performance of vehicle counting with a great accuracy. _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_

  • V-COUNTER(2CH.)has the unique function of counting cars on both directions where the road is wide and there is no median barrier.

  • We have alsoV-COUNTER-LDmodel for the wide road (max. 10 meters or 7 metersdepend on the configuration of installation) 

7. Detection of the direction of a vehicle

Using a direction detector,user can easily build up an user's own system for various functions. For example, it is possible to take a picture only when a vehicle exit on the two-way-traffic road. It uses twoCARDET-301sensors, and has two relays for the easy interface for two jobs for in and out respectively. 

  • Direction detectoralso can use two CARDET-LD sensor for a wide two-way-traffic road which is impossible for the conventional products.

  • Direction detector has two independent relays for the functions of coming-in and going-out respectively, so two functions can be easily interfaced and executed. 

8. Compact Vehicle Detector:  CV-DETECTOR

CV-DETECTORmeasures the length of the approaching vehicle precisely, and automatically distinguishes a compact vehicle from various kinds of car. Many of the country have a discount policy of parking fee for a compact car to encourage saving energy. In Korean law, one of the necessary convictions to be classified as a compact vehicle is that it has a shorter length of around 3.8m.

  • CV-DETECTORhas a special kind of edge detection structure for precisely measuring the entire length of a vehicle.

  • It uses 2CARDET-LDs, 1CARDET-101and aSignal Processing Controller.CV-DETECTORalso has a function of making a trigger signal for the LPR system, so user does not need to install an additional loop coil for triggering the LPR system.

9. Pulsed type LASER sensor :  CARDET-LD

  • CARDET-LD sensor is a pulsed LASER type sensor that uses time of flight principle for the measurement. It does not be influenced by the shape and color of the vehicles unlike the conventional infrared sensor.

  • The maximum detection distance of CARDET-LD is 15 meters(with reflector), so it can cover the wide areas which is impossible for the conventional car sensor. 

  • CARDET-LDcan be installed for a charging station to detect the EV parking space is empty or not. 

  • Also CARDET-LDs can accurately measure the traffic information installed on the gate of the highway without disturbance to the through traffic. 

10. CARDET-301 Application  - Detection of a FORKLIFT

  • CARDET-301can detect aFORKLIFT vehiclein a crowded logistics center. It is very hard to pay attention to surroundings simultaneously with manipulating the FORK.

  • CARDET-301can easily protect the peoples in the logistics center with very low cost. 


# CARDET Series

  • CARDET-101 forms the detection areas of following sphere using feedback stabilizing magnetic sensor. If a vehicle enter the detection sphere the sensor detect it.

  • CARDET-301 is the unique magnetic based car sensor that has the directional detection characteristics.

  • Unlike other type magnetic sensor, it detect the only car in front of the sensor(max 1.8 meter). The detection area ofCARDET-301is a cone type detection area. 

  • CARDET series is very easy to install, stable, and has a semi-permanent product life.

  • CARDETdoes not need for expensive ground construction and it can be used in iron skeleton parking buildings.

  • Two or more loop coils cannot be used closely, because of interference, while CARDET series is possible. 

= Vehicle DetectingSensorproduct line up

1.CARDET-301:   Uni-directional detection (for gate control or LPR triggering)

2.CARDET-101:  Omni-directional detection (for general purpose, alarming)

3. CARDET-PR:    Ourdoor parking sensor or Multi purpose (DI proximiter sensor)

4. CARDET-CP:    Parking radar sensor with IoT wireless communication (battery type)

5. CARDET-LD:    Pulsed LASER type sensor for a long distance (1m ~ 15m)

= Vehicle DetectingSYSTEM product line up

1. Direction detector (301): Vehicle direction detection system using CARDET-301

2Direction detector(LD) : Vehicle direction detection system for the wide road

3. Vehicle Counter (1Ch., 2Ch.):  Counter for Parking space

4. User defined system  

MAGO technologymakes various kinds of customized system for users such as a direction detection system on the road.

Please contact

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Directional vehicle detecting sensor

CARDET-301 is the signature model of MAGO technology that has a directional detection area which is the unique capability for the synthetic magnetic sensor all over the world.

Users can easily replace an old school of a LOOP COIL, and build-up their own system such as drive-in cafe or gate control application.CARDET can be easily interfaced to the user's system using the RELAYin the relay controller.

Composed with:

CARDET-301 sensor head + relay controller



Vehicle detection sensor

CARDET-101 is the standard is the standard stability which has superb stability

User can easily build-up their own system such as alarming light for pedestrian or street corner. Also it is very easy to interface CARDET to the user's system using the terminal interface.

Composed with:

CARDET-101 sensor head + relay controller

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Alarming light system

CARDET Alert Light Systemis composed ofCARDET 301or 101 sensor head, an exclusive light control board and a flashing alert light. This system needs no complex installation or adjusting manipulation, anyone can install the system very easily. Just connect the plug and attach the sensor, then you can make your environment safer place with 15 minutes. User can choose aCARDET-301or101as an option.
Composed with:

CARDET-301/101 sensor head + light controller + Alert Light



Pulsed LASER vehicle detection sensor

CARDET-LD is the long range vehicle detection sensor that has a max 15 meter detection distance(with a reflection plate).


The working principle of the sensor is that it measures the time of the flight of an impulse of the LASER, which gives a very stable result regardless of the color and shape of the vehicle.


Unlike an infrared sensor, it does not affected by vibration, snow and heavy rain.CARDET-LDcan be installed in the direction recognition system of MAGO technology. 

It is the unique sensor that can cover 4 lane-width of a road. 

Composed with:

CARDET-LD sensor head + relay controller

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Digital vehicle counter

V-COUNTER is the innovative digital counter that can count the number of vehicles in a certain district with 2(1 channel) or 4(2 channel) sensors. V-COUNTER uses CARDET-301Hssensor that is the exclusively designed for the precise counting function.


Unlike conventional technology which needs hundreds of sensors those should be installed at every parking boxes, the sensor of V-COUNTER will be installed at the only entrance and exit of the parking building. 

The output of a V-COUNTER is standard LAN or USB, so user can easily interface V-COUNTERs to the user's very system easily .

Composed with:

CARDET-301H sensor head(2 or 4) + counter board

Option Modules

A variety of option modules are available forCARDETsystem and please contact us for building up user's own interface such as 485 or large number of sensor interface. We can design special interface modules for customer to enhance the performance of the entire system. (

Stand-alone Controller

Stand-alone controller can do the special function such as counting the number of cars or detecting the direction of vehicle movement. We can design special functions for cumstomer with optonal software works.


RF Transmitter / 

Receiver / Repeater

Used for long distance transmitting sensor signal by RF communication.

Wireless/Wire LAN Interface

Using the Wireless/Wired LAN Interface, you can easily interface the CARDET to user's network system.

USB Interface

Use the USB Interface to connect the CARDET sensor with PC or laptop.

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