Card Reader

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Card Reader

Card Reader

The Card Reader is optimal solution to "read" ICAO ID1 size cards like national ID cards, driver licenses, EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) or printed access cards.

Main features of Card Reader


  • Low cost solution
  • Easy to use, plug & play
  • Long lifecycle, no maintenance required : no moving parts, no consumables
  • No external power required (power from USB)
  • Connected to a notebook/laptop could be used as a mobile (portable) device
  • Fast : full process including document detection, image making and transferring to the PC and the OCR is done in less than 2 sec
  • High accuracy OCR for 1, 2 or 3 lines MRZ included
  • 1D or 2D barcode reading included
  • Easy to integrate into any system (SDK included)
  • The neural network based character recognition software could be trained for reading the VIZ zone of any document type or, if is required, the image provided by the Card Reader could be used combined with a third party OCR software too
  • Possible to integrate in displays, kiosk or automated access control terminals

For details see the Technical Specifications page or