The PENTA Scanner® CKI captures data from ID documents and magnetic strip cards including passports, ID cards, visas, frequent traveler cards, credit cards, and chip cards. The PENTA Scanner® CKI also captures barcode data from boarding passes, smartwatches smartphones, larger tablets, and even via NFC! And it’s all possible with one single device. Save high-quality image scans from ID documents and process them later. Send essential data directly via WLAN to a remote system for detailed checks. Flexibility and innovation come together! Get more information on the newest check-in process.
Machine-Readable Zone (OCR): ISO/IEC 7501-1, ICAO 9303 and ISO 18013-1
Light Sources: IR and visible light
Stripe (MSR): 3-track according to ISO
1D / 2D barcodes from paper or display e.g. QR Code or PDF 4717
Security Glass: Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Module: ePassport reading, according to ISO 14443 (A/B), ISO 7816, ICAO 9303
China ID Reading Module: integrated RFID module specifically designed for reading China National ID Card
NFC ready: ISO 14443 Type A&B including anti-collision and auto-detection
Embedded PC: with (W)LAN for independent usage without stationary PC
Image Formats: JPG,
Image Scan: resolution 150 up to 500 dpi
Machine-Readable Zone: e.g. passports, ID cards, visas, drivers´ licenses
Stripe: e.g. frequent traveler cards, credit and debit cards
Barcode: e.g. boarding passes
RFID Module: e.g ePassports
NFC: e.g. membership IDs
Pack: for up to 10 hours of use
Mount: for flexible field installation
Hood: for best ID document scanning results
DESKO Device Drivers
DESKO PENTA Demo
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L 219.9 mm (8.7 inches) × W 143.1 mm (5.6 inches) × H 127.9 mm (5 inches)
Scan Window: L 94 mm (3.7 inches) × W 131 mm (5.2 inches)
Host Interface: USB
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:
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