ID Document Reading for Identity Verification

Enable secure and efficient ID verification with advanced document reader technology.

Bolster Security, Enable Compliance and Establish Trusted Identity Verification

Identity fraud and regulatory compliance are pressing issues, demanding solutions. HID’s ID document readers and passport scanners answer the call. With outstanding accuracy and speed, these devices extract data from passports, driver's licenses, and other ID documents to help verify identities and satisfy KYC requirements.

Key Benefits of Using an ID Document Reader

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Improved Accuracy

Document-specific forensic tests improve data-reading accuracy.
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Faster Processing

Document data captured in seconds enabling swift authentication.

Increased Efficiency

Eliminate manual screening errors and simplify tasks for operators.
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Elevated Customer Experiences

Reduce wait times and boost your organization's reputation.
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Simple Software Integration

Transfer ID document data easily into third-party software and systems.
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Enables Easier Compliance

Conduct ID verification in accordance with local regulations.

Popular Use Cases

Modern document verification technologies, previously limited to governmental applications, are now more frequently adopted for commercial use to help verify the identities of customers, visitors and employees while increasing operational efficiency.

Visitor Management Voter Registration Border Management Guest Registration Law Enforcement Age Verification Tax Refunds Self-Service Check-In Citizen Enrollment Know Your Customer ID Document Issuance Anti Money Laundering

Why HID Document Readers for ID Verification?

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Consisting of devices garnered from HID’s acquisition of Access-IS, our ID document readers and passport scanners have continually set high standards in performance to resolve ID verification challenges. Government entities, airports and commercial organizations alike use HID’s devices when intuitive operation, reliability and robust performance are essential.

Efficient Reading of All ID Documents

HID’s document readers and ID scanners specialize in image processing and MRZ, RFID, NFC and barcode reading. The innovative devices efficiently read all major global types of identity documents to automate the identity verification process.


How to Spot a Fake ID

Our easy-to-use Document Reader Software enables the authentication of IDs by inspecting the biometric chip data and printed security features of the ID document. 

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ID Document Reader Software Solutions

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Enables standard document checks to be carried out on passports and eIDs.
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Scan and Fill

Enables web form fields to be populated with data captured from Machine Readable Travel Documents.
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VIZ OCR and Authentication

Partner software retrieves biographic data from the VIZ while authentication is achieved by digitally interrogating an ID’s printed security features.
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Software Development Kit

Contains all necessary DLLs, sample code, programmer guides and documentation to aid integration.

Related Products

HID ATOM™HID ATOM™Full-Page ID Scanner, Document Imager and Electronic Machine Readable Travel Document (eMRTD) ReaderHID® OCR601-Mk2HID® OCR601-Mk2Half Page MRZ Reader for Passports, ID Cards and Contactless CardsHID® OCR316-EHID® OCR316-EUSB OCR Swipe Reader With MSRHID® OCR640e Desktop HID® OCR640e Desktop Full-Page ID Scanner & eMRTD Reader
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Improve Visitor Management Processes

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The Key to KYC Confidence

Learn how ID document readers enhance Know Your Customer (KYC) processes and prevent identity fraud across multiple industries.

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