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CARD Reader

The CARD Reader is optimal solution to read ICAO ID1 size cards

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. No external power supply required = less cables in office. No maintenance required: no moving parts, no consumables. The success of the Card Reader: small dimensions, excellent image quality, fast processing, easy handling.

Technical specifications of Card Reader

Visible (white)
Infra Red (B900)
Optical specifications
Image sensor 2048 x 1536
Image Resolution 450 DPi
Image colour depth 24 bits/pixels RGB
Mechanical data
Size 135 mm x 96 mm x 187 mm (5.31" x 3.78" x 7.36")
Window size 89 mm x 54 mm (3.50" x 2.13")
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 0.65 kg (1.43lb)
No moving parts
Other specifications
Interface USB 2.0
Power from USB
Internal memory Storing factory calibration
Software Development Kit (SDK)
Supported Operating Systems Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
Windows Vista (32/64 bit)
Windows XP (32/64 bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32/64 bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (32/64 bit)
Linux (optional, ask for details)
Programming Languages C/C++, C#, Visual Basic6.0, .NET, Delphi, Java
Processing time Infra image + OCR (MRZ) reading under 0.8 sec
(depending on PC configuration)
MRZ OCR reading Included (ICAO 9303)
VIZ OCR reading Included (with non ICAO documents it requires extra development)
1D Barcode reading UPC-A, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code128. Interleaved 2 of 5.
2D Barcode reading PDF417, Data Matrix, QR code, Aztec code
Image format BMP, JPG, JPG2000, PNG
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice

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