Document reader Regula 70X4

The document reader is intended for automatic reading and authenticity verification of passports, ID cards, driving licences, visas and other documents.

The device provides the capability of text data recognition, reading barcodes, RFID tags and smart cards.

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Regula 70x4 is a light-weight, compact reader with a flip-top cover for desktop use. The device is designed in plastic body. It is connected to a PC with the help of a USB cable and needs no additional power supply. The document reader can be integrated into automatic border security kiosks.

Certain models of the document reader allows capturing images of documents in white, infrared, ultraviolet and white coaxial light. Regula 70x4 can be optionally equipped with an RFID-reader and a smart card reader. The device operation is controlled via Regula Document Reader SDK

Functionality

  • Capturing and processing images
    • supported document formats
      • ID-1
      • ID-2
      • ID-3
      • other documents with maximum size 88×128 mm
    • automatic detection of a document in a scanning zone
    • automatic scanning after document detection
    • elimination of glare from laminate and holograms in white and IR light
    • compensation of external light hitting during image capture in ultraviolet light (Smart UV)
    • automatic selection of UV illumination intensity according to the document type
    • search and cropping of a document image from a general image
  • The MRZ detection and recognition
  • Recognition and reading of 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Automatic recognition of a document type
  • Processing graphic fields
  • OCR of the visual zone
  • Reading RFID tags
  • Analyzing and comparing text data
  • Automatic authenticity verification of a document

Operation

  1. The optical reader automatically detects a document in the scanning area of the device.
  2. Document images are captured in different illumination modes. At the same time data is read from RFID tags and smart cards.
  3. Regula Document Reader SDK processes data.
  4. Results of the verification are ready for further use.

Application

  • Border control services
  • Aviation security services
  • Law-enforcement agencies
  • Immigration services
  • Financial institutions
  • Hotels
  • Car rental and leasing companies
  • Cellular companies
  • Business centers security service
  • Event-agencies
  • Medical institutions
  • Tourist agencies
  • Ticket offices
  • Visa support agencies and consulates
  • Insurance companies
  • Casino security service

Additional functions

  • A USB-port available for connecting other devices
  • Programmable indicators of the device status:
    • multicolour LED indicator - red, yellow, green
    • buzzer

Delivery Set

  • Regula Document Reader SDK
  • USB cable for connecting the reader to a PC
Functionality Model
7004.100 7004.110 7004.111 7024.100 7024.110 7024.111 7034.100 7034.110 7034.111
Optical reader light sources White: front light & side light + + + + + + + + +
Infrared 870 nm: front and side lights
Infrared 950 nm (optional)
+ + + + + + + + +
Ultraviolet 365 nm   + +   + +   + +
Coaxial white     +     +     +
Reader of radio frequency identification devices (RFID) + + + + + +
Smart card reader           + + +

Optical reader

  • Scanning area, mm — 88×128: full passport page
  • Video sensor:
    • type — CMOS
    • colour model — RGB
    • colour depth, bit — 24

Model
70X4.XXX 70X4.XXX-5
Number of megapixels 3 5
Resolution, ppi 400 500
Frame size, pixels 2048×1536 2592×1944

Reader of radio frequency identification devices (RFID) for models Regula 7024.XXX, 7034.XXX

  • Supported standards — ISO 14443: type А and В
  • Data exchange rate, Kbaud — 106, 212, 424, 848
  • Reading an RFID tag regardless of its position in the document
  • Anti-collision: reading an RFID tag according to the MRZ

Smart card reader for model Regula 7034

  • Supported standards — ISO/IEC 7816-1, -2, -3, -4; EMV2000 4.1, Level 1
  • Data exchange rate, Kbaud — 2–500
  • Smart card type — asynchronous, Т = 0 and Т = 1

Device technical specifications

  • Overall dimensions (length×width×height), mm — 250×200×150
  • Weight, not more than, kg — 1,8
  • Power supply voltage from a USB port, V — 5
  • Power consumption, W — 2,5

Functionality

Document image capture and processing
Document formats
  • ID-1 (identity card)
  • ID-2 (passport card, visa)
  • ID-3 (passport)
  • other document formats up to 88×128 mm
Scanning process
  • document detection sensor
  • automatic scanning after document detection
  • elimination of glare from laminate and holograms for white and infrared illumination
  • compensation of external light hitting during image capture in UV light (Smart UV)
  • automatic intensity selection of UV illumination for a certain document type
  • search and cropping of a document image from a received image
Machine readable zone (MRZ)
Supported MRZ formats
  • in conformity with ICAO 9303:
    • 44×2
    • 30×3
    • 36×2
  • in conformity with ISO IEC 18013 (IDL):
    • 30×1
  • support of special MRZ data structure for documents of certain countries
Features
  • search for the MRZ along the whole document image
  • MRZ recognition in infrared and white light
  • control of check digits and data structure in conformity with the requirements of ICAO 9303 and BSI TR-03105 Part 5.1
  • evaluation of MRZ quality specifications in conformity with ICAO 9303, ISO 7501, 1831, 1073-2 standards
Barcodes
Supported formats
  • 1D: Codabar, Code39 (+extended), Code93, Code128, EAN-8, EAN-13, IATA 2 of 5 (Airline), Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF), Matrix 2 of 5, STF (Industrial), UPC-A, UPC-E
  • 2D: PDF417, Aztec Code, QR Code, Datamatrix
Automatic document type recognition
Order of document type recognition
  • Country→Type→Series
Features
  • receiving a document template from the SDK database containing the following information:
    • text and graphic fields position
    • availability of barcodes and security features
    • authenticity verification and its parameters
    • RFID-chip availability
    • a reference image from Information Reference Systems «Passport», «Autodocs», «Frontline Documents System»
  • processing of the received document images in compliance with the sample, including document image rotation by the angle given in the sample
Graphic fields processing
Types of graphic fields
  • portrait of the document holder
  • signature
  • barcode
  • fingerprint, etc.
Features
  • cropping and displaying graphic fields as separate images in compliance with the sample of the corresponding document
  • automatic searching of faces on the document image and cropping the document holder portrait if the document type is not recognized
  • document image rotation according to the document holder portrait position
OCR of the visual zone
Recognition of character sets
  • Central European and Eastern European Latin (1250)
  • Cyrillic (1251)
  • Western European Latin (1252)
  • Greek (1253)
  • Turkish (1254)
  • Baltic (1257)
  • other fonts of any size
Features
  • dictionary support (name, surname, address, country, etc.)
  • automatic text division into separate fields (e.g. dividing the address into postal code, country, state, etc.)
  • recognition of dates with complex formats
  • recognition of characters from different character sets in one line
RFID SDK
Supported RFID-chip standards
  • ISO/IEC 14443-2 (type А and B)
  • ISO/IEC 14443-3 (MIFARE® Classic Protocol)
  • ISO/IEC 14443-4
Data access modes
  • Direct
  • BAC
  • EAC
  • PACE
  • SAC
Authentication
  • active (AA)
  • passive (PA)
  • chip (CA v1, CA v2)
  • terminal (TA v1, TA v2)
Supported applications
  • ePassport (DG1–DG16)
  • eID (DG1–DG21)
  • eSign
  • eDL (DG1–DG14)
Certificate management
  • local storage
  • receiving certificates online through the program interface
  • Master List, CRL support
Features
  • reading RFID chips with extended length support
  • reading RFID chips in compliance with ICAO LDS 1.7, PKI 1.1 data formats
  • certified by BSI TR-03105 Part 5.1, BSI TR-03105 Part 5.2
Analysis and comparison of text data
Document areas for cross-checking of the readout data
  • MRZ
  • VIZ
  • RFID-chip
  • barcode
  • contact chip (Smart Card)
Verification
  • validity of any dates
  • authenticity of names and surnames according to lists of wordstops
  • zero numbers of sample documents
Adjustment of formats and measuring units to those used in the user OS
  • date
  • weight
  • height, etc.
Features
  • complete or partial comparison of fields
  • integration of data received from several document pages
  • calculated field support (age, etc.)
  • transliteration to Latin characters in compliance with ICAO 9303 standards for comparison with the MRZ
Authenticity verification
Operation available for any document
  • checking luminescence (UV Dull Paper) of:
    • the form
    • the MRZ area
    • the portrait area
  • checking the MRZ print contrast in compliance with ICAO 9303(IR B900 Ink)
Operations available after document type recognition
  • checking image patterns in white, IR and UV light
  • checking luminescence of UV protection fibers
  • detection of false luminescence
  • checking photo embedding type: printing or attachment
  • checking IR Visibility of:
    • elements of the form
    • text data
    • the photograph (main and additional)
  • detection of holograms (OVD), OVI
  • reading a luminescent text and comparing it with the data obtained from the MRZ and VIZ (OCR Security Text)
  • visualization of IPI (Invisible Personal Information)
  • checking retroreflective protection
  • checking barcode format
Features
  • checking operations are adjusted to documents with different degrees of wear and tear
  • the choice of checking operations depends on security features available in a questioned document
Additional SDK functions
Image formats
  • .BMP
  • .JPG
  • .JP2
  • .PNG
  • .TIF
  • other image formats are possible on request
Interoperability
  • comparison modules:
    • fingerprint images from RFID chip and externalfingerprint scanner
    • face images from document data page and/or RFID chip
  • Information Reference Systems «Passport», «Autodocs», «Frontline Documents System»
OS compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows XP (SP3), Windows 7 (x86, x64), Windows 8, Windows 10
Drivers
  • Microsoft certified
Features
  • simultaneous optical scanning and RFID chip reading
  • firmware upgrade via USB interface (automatic upgrade after installing new SDK version)
  • multilingual interface
Software updates
SDK
  • twice a year
Document template database
  • monthly
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