FB pixel

BioRugged integrates ID reader to enhance new biometric multi-application devices

BioRugged integrates ID reader to enhance new biometric multi-application devices
 

BioRugged has selected ID document readers from digital ID expert Elyctis as the former seeks to boost its new range of biometric border control, law enforcement and civil registration devices.

According to an announcement, the integration of the ID readers, dubbed Elyctis ID Box, will ease the workflow of border control officers and facilitate passenger checks in many ways.

Elyctis last year introduced an expanded portfolio of the ID Box to enhance its biometric ID document reading capabilities.

Apart from the integration of the ID Box with the BioWolf DEZ, the BioRugged Marquee 5.1 terminal now also comes with an integrated Elyctis ID Box One document reader. The scanner reads the MRZ (machine-readable zone on machine-readable passports), contact and contactless interfaces of all ID documents, making it ideal for use in all border control booths thanks to its small form factor and specific design, the announcement says.

The integration of the Elyctis ID Box One solution, the companies underline, is important not only because it enables fast reading of ID documents, but that is has compatibility with all types of biometric passports and ID cards.

The ID readers have been designed with specific consideration for challenges that come with reading ID documents while their integration has been made easy for different systems. The system also comes with Elyctis firmware, the ID Box Software Development Kits (SDK), which is delivered free of charge to integrators, and guarantees an easy integration process for terminal developers.

Commenting on the partnership, BioRugged CEO Arnd Langguth says: “Elyctis ID readers are proven to be the best fit for border control applications: they have been tested and validated to read fast and accurately all chips and all passports. Elyctis not only provides reliable, cost effective and easy to integrate readers, but also an outstanding support for hardware and software integration. They are recognized and used by Government authorities worldwide.”

“We’re very happy to have been selected by BioRugged, a company with an excellent reputation for designing ruggedized yet user-friendly professional terminals, for their new border control device range. Unlike smartphone developments, our half-page readers are totally adapted to professional applications as they include a dedicated MRZ scanner which is able to read MRZ lines without movement in any circumstances and environmental conditions (dark, sunlight), and a dedicated RF chip (not a standard NFC reader as those common in smartphones),” states Elyctis CEO Alexandre Joly.

BioRugged was among the companies that showcased new biometrics and digital ID products during the ID4Africa 2022 General Meeting in Marrakesh, with the display of the BioRugged Marquee 5.1 device.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News

 

UN says law enforcement should not use biometrics to surveil protestors

Law enforcement agencies should not use biometric technology to categorize, profile or remotely identify individuals during protests, the United Nations…

 

How to explain the EUDI Wallet? Industry and citizens discuss Europe’s digital ID

The European Digital Identity (EUDI) Wallet is well on its way towards becoming a reality. To explain the major impact…

 

Decentralize face authentication for control, stronger protection: Youverse

The implementation method of biometric face authentication has become increasingly important in recent years due to the limitations of traditional…

 

Researchers develop display screens with biometric sensor capabilities

Traditional display screens like those built into smartphones require extra sensors for touch control, ambient light, and fingerprint sensing. These…

 

Meta, porn industry and Kansas governor weigh in on age verification

As Europe mulls how to restrict access to certain content for minors, Meta offers its own solution. Meanwhile, U.S. states…

 

As national U.S. data privacy law becomes more likely, critics emerge to point out flaws

The push for comprehensive privacy legislation in the U.S. is gaining momentum, as the proposed American Privacy Rights Act 2024…

Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read From This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Digital ID In-Depth

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events