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MRZ reader - RFID and optical MRZ reader

The MRZ Reader is the best combination of traditional high-end optical reader for ICAO standard travel documents with the latest RFID technology

The MRZ Reader is the best combination of traditional high-end optical reader for ICAO standard travel documents with the latest RFID technology.

The device is able to capture images in visible and Infra red illuminations. It is very fast and due to it's small dimension remain enough space for additional office activities. Possible to integrate in kiosk, self-check-in desks, e-Gates etc.

Technical specifications of MRZ Reader

Illuminations
Visible (White)
Infra red (B900)
Optical specifications
Image Resolution 380 DPi
Image color depth 24 bits/pixels RGB
Hardware units
Internal memory Factory calibration stored in internal memory
RFID module Optional
Mechanical Data
Size 175 x 240 x 85 mm (6.89" x 9.44" x 3.34")
Window size 130 x 43 mm (5,12" x 1,69")
Case ABS plastic
Window glass 4mm tempered glass
Operating temperature +5°C to +45°C (41°F to 113°F)
Operating humidity 0-95% (non condensing)
Weight 1.05 kg (2.31lb)
No moving parts
Other specifications
Interface USB 2.0
Number of status LEDs 3 pieces (2pcs programmable)
Power External power supply (100-240VAC, 50/60Hz)
RFID module
Single step reading
DUAL RFID antenna
RFID chip is detected
in any position within
the passport
Supports all
ISO 1443 A/B chip types
Airspeed limit Max. 848Kbps (if supported by the chip)
Authentication & Access control
Active Authentication
Passive Authentication
BAC support
EAC support
Software Development Kit (SDK)
Supported OS Windows 7 (32/64bit)
Windows Vista (32/64bit)
Windows XP (32/64bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32/64bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (32/64bit)
Linux (optional, ask for details)
Programing languages C/ C++, C#, Visual Basic, Delphi, .NET, Java
Processing time Image captured and MRZ reading < 0.8 sec (depending on PC configuration)
Minimum PC configuration: P4 2GHz, 2GB RAM, USB 2.0
MRZ OCR reading ICAO 9303
2D Barcode reading PDF 417, Data Matrix, QR Code, Aztec Code
1D Barcode reading UPC-A, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code128. Interleaved 2 of 5
Image format BMP, JPG, JPG2000, PNG
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice

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