Automated ID Document Scanning

Sentinel Passport Scanner

As part of a complete border security solution, PCS Security has been commissioned since 2004 to undertake the enend d-to-design, development, supply and implementation of a nation-wide border security system.

PCS Sentinel Passport Scanners are deployed at all border checkpoints in Singapore to allow effective and efficient clearance of international and local travellers every day. Designed and produced by PCS Security, our Sentinel Passport Scanners provide reliable scanning with automated counter-forgery detection capabilities.

The Sentinel Passport Scanner is designed for easy one-hand operation with data automatically read and processed in a single-step operation. It features full double-page capture in visible, infra-red (IR) and ultra-violet (UV) light with a 5-Megapixel camera together with a second camera to capture the photo face image at 700 dpi.

The Sentinel Passport Scanner has the ability to automatically read barcode, capture high resolution colour images and OCR the Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) in passports and all ICAO standard travel documents as well as the RFID information on biometric passports and smart cards.

PCS Security also provides expertise in ID document scanning with a range of other Sentinel Document Scanners suitable for commercial use such as fast data entry at hotel check-in desk, banks and telecommunication companies. Other uses would be the age and ID card verification at retail shops, night club and casinos.