Compact Yet Powerful

Regula Compact Identity Document Reader enables automatic data capture and identity verification in banks, hospitals, hotels, telecom companies, retailers, education centers, and many other organizations. Within mere seconds, identity document data is automatically and accurately filled in.

Regula’s in-house software, delivered with the device efficiently extracts data from visual and machine-readable zones, processes data from RFID chips, reads barcodes, and cross-compares the obtained data to spot fraud. Regula Compact Identity Document Reader is flexible and customizable, which makes integration with third-party systems smooth and easy.

Technologies Used

Document type identification

Automatic document type identification

Verify data from 12,000+ international documents.


Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Convert typed or printed text into digital data.

MRZ reading


Scan and cross-check data from machine-readable zones.

RFID reading


Verify documents equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips.

Graphical Data Extraction

Graphic fields processing

Automatically search and crop of signature, fingerprint, document holder's portrait to display as separate images.

Barcode reading


Recognize all kinds of barcodes to accelerate operations.

Light Sources



Ultraviolet 365 nm

Coaxial white

Automated Identity Verification

1. The optical reader automatically detects a document in the scanning area of the device.

2. Document images are captured in different illumination modes.

3. Regula Document Reader SDK processes data and recognizes the document type.

4. The software performs document processing according to the template.

5. The results of the document verification are ready for further use.

6. The multicolor LED indicator on the device shows processing status.

Efficient Solution for a Variety of Sectors


Financial institutions


Immigration services

Specification Details

Regula Compact Identity Document Reader is a multi-illumination identity document reader that captures images in white, infrared, ultraviolet and white coaxial lights. The reader automatically scans documents in ID-1, ID-2, ID-3, and other document formats with a maximum size of 87×128 mm.

The device connects to a PC and charges via USB, and can be easily integrated into existing end-user systems with a software development kit (SDK).

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