Low Profile Reader

The TSSL Solutions MS450 Passport MRZ & ID Full Page Readers are designed to read data from ICAO ID1 size documents and Passports. All readers provide outstanding image quality and highly accurate English and Traditional/Simplified Chinese optical character recognition (OCR). The TSSL Solutions MS450 Passport MRZ & ID Full Page Reader inspects ID cards, US driver licenses and other printed cards as well as Passports. It captures image and OCR data of the whole ID document. Customer satisfaction is increased by its fast and reliable automation of data, image capturing and barcode reading process for identity document.



  • Support various documents – Readable ICAO compliant ID1 sized Cards, HK Smart ID, China 2nd Generation Smart ID*, Macau ID and other printed cards as well as MRZ on Passports
  • Visible and IR illumination support
  • Automatic document type detection
  • Automatic document capture
  • Capture of color image of whole ID1 size document data page
  • Reading of 1D and 2D bar codes from printed documents
  • High accuracy of OCR data capture
  • Durable & Reliable
  • USB powered, plug & play
  • Easy integration and Flexibility – The kiosk version MS455 can be integrated into various embedded applications

Additional Information

Size152 mm x 130 mm x 82 mm (5.98" x 5.12" x 3.23")
Weight0.6kg (1.32lb)
Active Scan Area126 mm x 55 mm (4.96" x 2.17")
Image Resolution450 DPI
IlluminationsVisible White, IR (B900) - both are LED based
Provided ImagesVisible, IR, UV, OVD image, glare-free image (Reflection Removal function)
Image FormatsBMP, JPEG, JPEG2000, PNG
MRZ OCR readingIncluded (ICAO 9303)
VIZ OCR readingZones defined by user
Advanced Document Authentication Mofule (ADAM)- MRZ checksum validation
- MRZ vs. VIZ comparing (optional, requires additional teaching)
- Expiry date check
- Automatic pattern matching under Normal and IR light (requires additional teaching)
1D Barcode readingUPC-A, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code128, ITF
2D Barcode readingPDF417, Data Matrix, QR Code, Aztec Code
Passport Photo ExtractionYes
TWAIN driver supportYes
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Number of status LEDsThree (yellow, green and red)
Power SupplyPower from USB, no external power supply is required
Operating temperature+5°C to +45°C
Humidity0-95% (non-condensing)
Case MaterialHighly durable ABS -PC plastic
IP RateIP53
Kensington Security SlotYes
Supported Operating Systems32/64bit Windows® 7, Vista, XP (WHQL certified), 32/64bit Server 2008 R2 and Server 2003, Linux (Optional)
Programming LanguagesC/C++, C#, Visual Basic, Delphi, VB.NET, Java
* Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice.


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