Passport & ID VIZ OCR and Authentication Software

Read and verify identity documents like a pro


Reading and authenticating identity documents automatically, skipping typing and forgery inspection – are tasks that now many businesses benefit from: hotels, car rentals, banks and telco offices just to mention a few. These tasks were performed manually earlier or required special expertise, but finally, the technology used in the governmental sector is now available to commercial applications as well.
This software is designed to work in full compatibility with Adaptive Recognition scanners, with a modular design that allows using it from a simple age verification system to a high-security border control document inspection.

Highlighted features


Fast ID processing

All data extraction and verification checks are performed within a few seconds compared to the lengthy manual typing.


Accurate data

This software does no mistakes compared to error-prone manual data entry.



Sophisticated verification checks allow this solution to be deployed even at heavy-demand border crossings.



Internationally accepted travel documents and national IDs, driver's licenses are also supported.


Always up-to-date

New document types are added regularly and updates are supplied automatically.



The software comes with an API package allowing seamless integration with any IT systems.

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Passport Reader Software

This software with API comes by default with each Adaptive Recognition passport reader unit. Its functionality can be classified into 3 groups. Firstly, automatic image processing functions – cropping, face photo cutout, rotation, reflection removal, and Adaptive Light Control. Secondly, data reading tools – standard Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) as well as 1D and 2D barcode recognition and extended RFID reading functionality. Thirdly, it also contains authentication of standardized safety features like MRZ consistency check, B900 ink check, UV dullness check and various printed / digital crosscheck functions.
This software is eligible for free updates in the first 3 years.

ID card OCR software

VIZ OCR Software for reading non-standardized texts

This software is an optional add-on, capable of reading non-standardized text, supporting Latin characters and alphabets using Latin characters with diacritical marks, for example the Slovakian and Romanian alphabet (ă, ď, î, ž, ä, ț and so on, including even Greek and Cyrillic alphabets).

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VIZ OCR + Authentication software

Besides VIZ OCR, this software module is capable of checking standard as well as nonstandard security features like pattern checking illuminated by various light sources, geometry analysis and OVD / OVI checks according to the characteristics of the given document type.

Application areas


Border control


Law enforcement


ID issuance






Telco offices






Car rentals



Supported document types

The software reads and verifies a wide range of travel documents and personal identification cards:

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Internationally accepted travel documents (different types of passports, visas)

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National identification documents like ID cards, driving licences

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Special local documents like residence permits, address cards, health insurance cards, etc.

Check these tutorial videos for a better understanding of the mentioned software features.

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Product main feature 1 Advanced ID reading and verification software
Product main feature 2 Eliminates manual errors, speeds up ID inspection
License location On-Premise
Works with Every Adaptive Recognition Passport Reader & ID Scanner
ICAO 9303 MRZ OCR reading accuracy 99.98% per character
Supported Operating Systems Windows and Linux (32/64 bit)
Supported document types ePassports, iDL & eDL, Visas, Residence permits, Address cards, 1D & 2D barcodes
Image processing functions Auto-cropping of document image & bearer's photo, Auto-rotation of documents, OVD Visualization, Reflection Removal (anti-glare)
OCR reading capability ICAO compliant documents per ICAO 9303 specification Part 1, Part 1v2, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 3v2 for Type ID-1, ID-2 and ID-3 MRZ Optical Character Recognition, One line Driving Licenses per ISO18013 part 2 specification
Barcode reading capability 1D barcodes (2 of 5 interleaved, 2 of 5 industrial, Code 128, Code 39, EAN-8 and EAN-13), 2D barcodes used on BCBP and other documents (PDF 417, QR Code®, DataMatrix™ and Aztec formats) from paper documents and many mobile devices, AAMVA compliant PDF417 and IATA BCBP
Document authentication Data consistency checks: MRZ vs. VIZ vs. Bar codes vs. RFID., Jura IPI (invisible personal information) verification, Passports’ bearer photo vs. RFID DG2, B900 ink check, Expiry date check, MRZ checksum validation, Automated, document specific security pattern verification (optional)
RFID module features All standardized rates up to 848 Kbps, Reading and writing contactless ICs according to: ISO 14443 Type A & B, BSI TR-03105, SAM slot is available as optional accessory
Software development kit (SDK) C/C++, C#, Delphi, Java, VB.NET, Visual Basic 6.0
Included in the SDK Change logs, Demo applications, FPR Demo manual, Install guide, Programmers' reference manual, Sample programs in source code
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