DESKO’s PENTA Scanner® easily and efficiently scans passports, ID cards, and visas. Scanning starts automatically wherever the document is placed on the scan window. The PENTA Scanner has three different light sources: visible, infrared, and ultraviolet. Automated image adjustment, such as cropping and rotating, provides the best result for further document authentication with additional software. Multifunctional features such as barcode reading, touch display, a huge scanning area, and state-of-the-art technology give you the tools to meet today’s demanding security requirements and all future security requirements.
DESKO’s PENTA Scanner® is ideal for visitor registration, including image capture, border control, immigration application, and more.
Machine-Readable Zone (OCR): ISO/IEC 7501-1, ICAO 9303 and ISO 18013-1
Light Sources: IR and visible light
Security Glass: PERLUCOR® glass
SDK Features: click here to go to
SDK feature overview
Light Sources: UV-A
Barcode: 1D / 2D barcodes from paper or display (smartwatches, smartphones, tablets) e.g. QR Code or PDF 4717
RFID Module: ePassport reading, according to ISO 14443 (A/B), ISO 7816, ICAO 9303
NFC Ready: ISO 14443 Type A&B including anti-collision and auto-detection
LAN / WLAN Module: for independent usage without stationary PC
Image Formats: JPG, BMP, PNG
Image Scan: resolution 150 up to 500 dpi
Machine-Readable Zone: e.g. passports, ID cards, visas, drivers´ licenses
Barcode: e.g. boarding passes, QR codes
RFID Module: e.g. ePassports
NFC: e.g. membership IDs
Pack: for up to 10 hours of use
Mount: for flexible field installation
mini PC: built-in, full functioning Windows PC
Our PENTA Scanner® is a full-page scanner developed for OCR
reading and image capture of ID documents. With its three different light
sources (VIS, IR, UV) it is also suited for the integration into an ID document
verification or authentication application.
Should you be interested in finding out more about our cooperation with leading software providers in this area, visit our ID Document Authentication webpage:
Footprint: L 219.9 mm (8.7 inches) × W 150.1 mm (5.9 inches) × H 144.7 mm (5.7 inches)
Scan Window: L 94 mm (3.7 inches) × W 131 mm (5.2 inches)
Host Interface: USB
LAN / WLAN interface (optional)
Vcc: 5V +/- 5%
Icc: max. 2.5 A
Light Sources: IR and visible light (standard)
With DESKO’s flexible PENTA platform, you can create a PENTA device that meets all your specifications.
It’s easy to do:
If you require specific technical information or tools, please visit our download area.
Full-page ID document scanner for ID card, passport or visa image and data capture. High resolution UV scan images available for document authentication or verification.
Software for id document checks at border control, immigration, security check points. Advanced checks from document validity to a complete authentication.
95448 Bayreuth | Germany
Phone +49 (0) 921 792 790
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#22-10 Shaw Tower
Singapore 189702 | Singapore
Phone +65 639 101 25
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Orlando FL 32810 | U.S.A.
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DESKO develops and manufactures hardware solutions for automated data entry and document checks. DESKO has your ideal solution for airlines and airports, banking, retail, hospitality, security and government applications, self-service, and more.