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Machine-readable travel documents have played a critical role in securing and facilitating international travel for decades. During that time, Canadian Bank Note travel document readers have been deployed by over 60 customers around the globe for reading and verifying passports and other personal identification documents.

CBN is a trusted and experienced leader in the reader industry with thousands of units in the field. Each device can be used as a passport reader, visa reader, or identification card reader; reading all ICAO compliant machine-readable documents. Most are used for the following types of applications:

  • Document inspection/border control
  • Quality assurance (QA)
  • Document analysis
  • Manifest generation
  • General data capture

With the emergence of ePassports, CBN developed a reader capable of reading documents meeting the ICAO 9303 document standards. The new EAGLE has radio frequency (RF)/ ePassport capability.

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