• Combo Scan Kiosk, RFID reading, OCR, autenthication, barcode reading, e-passport reading, passport check, id verification



Smooth passenger flow and easy self-service operation – that’s what Combo Scan Kiosk is built for. Our scanner extracts personal data from machine-readable travel documents (MRTDs) like passports, visas or id cards within 2 seconds. Integration with self-service kiosks, vending machines is easy, as the name Kiosk suggests: thanks to the scanner’s low profile, ultra-compact rectangular form and mounting holes. All these come in a design with no moving parts, requiring USB power only.

Combo Scan Kiosk offers intuitive use and high accuracy, greatly improving passenger access or customer handling in those applications where checking identity documents is a must, especially in CUSS systems like airport e-gates, bank ATMs, self-service check-in kiosks and even vending machines where usage is restricted by age.

Imaging is enhanced by our unique Adaptive Light Control function, which secures steady operations even in environments with extreme light conditions.

Additional Info

  • BENEFITS: BENEFITS Combo Scan Kiosk offers:
    • Quick id scanning especially for built-in usage

      Combo Scan Kiosk provides solution for common problems by:
    • High speed for continuous passenger flow
    • Ultra-compact form factor, taking up minimal space
    • Great integrability; simple shape and mounting holes
    • Extra-long lifetime; no moving parts included
    • USB power supply

      Combo Scan Kiosk is ideal for:
    • e-gates, airline check-in kiosks, ATM terminals and other CUSS platforms

    Combo Scan Kiosk features full page ID-1 size scanning and its surface is wide enough to cover MRZ from larger documents as well, such as ID-2 cards or ID-3 passports. In addition to MRZ, the scanner reads all kinds of texts including special characters with diacritics (called VIZ, including: ĕ, ü, š, ģ, ý, etc). From printed data the unit reads 1D/2D barcodes too, the recognition is supported both from paper-based documents and smart phones (for example PDF-417 barcodes from boarding passes, downloaded on to mobile phones).

    Combo Scan Kiosk comes with a Software Development Kit with Windows and Linux compatibility, including APIs and development support for C/C++, C#, Visual Basic, .NET, Java.


    Active scan area 125 mm × 55 mm (4.92" × 2.17")
     Illumination sources   LED visible white, IR (B900) 
    Image resolution 500 PPI
    Provided images Visible, IR, OVD image, glare-free image
    Image formats BMP, JPG, JPG2000 and PNG
    Image color depth 24 bits/pixels [RGB, 8 bits/pixels (IR image)]
    Automatic Document Detection (ADD) YES
    Reflection Removal (RR) YES
    ICAO MRZ reading 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
    VIZ reading Available, based on user-defined fields
    Barcode reading 1D: UPC-A, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code128 and ITF 
    2D: PDF 417, Data Matrix, QR Code, Aztec Code 
    From paper based documents and mobile devices 
    AAMVA compliant PDF417 and IATA BCBP
    Supported operation systems Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista (32/64 bit, WHQL certified) 
    32/64 bit Server 2008 R2 and Server 2003 
    Linux (ask for details)
    Software Development Kit (SDK) Complete SDK including DLLs and demo programs
    Programming languages C/C++, C#, Visual Basic 6.0, Delphi, VB.NET, Java
    General interfaces ARH native, Twain
    Advanced Document Authentication Module Data consistency checks: MRZ vs. VIZ vs. Bar codes IR B900 check
    PC connection USB2.0 high speed
    Status indicators Three programmable status LEDs (yellow, red, green)
    Internal memory Storing factory calibration
    Firmware upgrade Automatic, via USB
    Size (width × depth × height) 125 mm × 123 mm × 58.5 mm (4.92" × 4.84" × 2.3")
    Weight 0.6 kg (1.32 lbs)
    Operating temperature 5 °C – 45 °C (45 °F – 113 °F)
    Operating humidity 0-95 % (non-condensing)
    Power supply From USB, no external power supply is required
    IP rate IP53
    Case Metal case
    Window glass 4 mm tempered glass
    Compliances FCC, CE, WEEE, RoHS
    Maintenance No moving parts, maintenance-free operation
    Warranty 3-year warranty, upgradeable


    Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice. This document does not constitute an offer.


    Did you know that Combo Scan Kiosk has a special size scanning window? While scanning full size id cards, it covers the MRZ lines too even from passports. Let’s take a look how this is possible and check all the document types this device may come across:

    • ID cards, driver’s licenses

      scanning the full document, including MRZ, VIZ, face photo

    • Passports

      scanning half of the document where the MRZ is located

    • Visas

      scanning half of the document where the MRZ is located

    • Boarding passes, tickets

      scanning the 2D barcodes in any orientation

    • Smartphones

      scanning the 2D barcodes even from mobile screens

  • MEDIA: MEDIA ID authentication, passport authentication ID authentication, passport authentication

    COMBO SCAN KIOSK BROCHURE pdf   Product description in PDF
    ID READERS AND BIOMETRICS CATALOG pdf   The complete list of ID readers and biometric products
    ARH PRODUCT CATALOG pdf   Comprehensive brochure showcasing all of our traffic, license plate recognition, passport, travel document, ID reader and biometric (AFS/AFIS) products
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