AL100 Passport Reader

All ID

Available on backorder

AL100 Passport Reader for international passport is an ultra fast passport reader with high-precision OCR algorithm and consists of a unique hardware device and cutting-edge OCR engine. Ideally and accurately capture data with e-passports, Visas and other travel documents from different countries.

This multi-functional reader also supports auto-sensing trigger that can be easily operated and a simple API/SDK provided can be easily integrated.


Available on backorder

  • Compliance with ICAO Doc 9303 specifications
  • A variety of travel documents recognized (by award winning OCR engine)
  • Easily controlled, automatically trigger
  • 3.0 Megapixel provided, and 400DPI image resolution
  • OCR processing
  • RFID reading
  • 1D & 2D bar code reading
  • Contactless Integrated Circuit (CIC) reading and writing (optional)
  • Imaging in 24-bit visible color, infrared, ultraviolet(optional)
  • Software Development Kit to be easily integrated






Passport types (Compliant with ICAO Document 9303 Specifications)

  • e-Passport
  • Passport, Visa
  • Other travel documents (full page processing)

Data processing time

  • Less than 1s (just OCR processing)

Window Size 

  • 127mm x 96 mm
  • Resolution: 390 dpi


  • CMOS, 3 Megapixels ( 2048 x 1536 )


  • 4 status indicator LEDs ( for Power, Ready, Error, and Warning )
  • 4 user-definable buttons

External Interface

  • USB 2.0
  • Integrated USB 2.0 Hub for external peripherals

Power Requirements

  • AC Input – 100 ~ 240V, 50 – 60Hz 0.8A
  • DC Output – 12V, 2A


  • Length – 248mm
  • Width – 216mm
  • Height – 152mm
  • Weight – 1.5kg ( 2.7kg with package )

Questions & Answers

  1. 0 votes
    Q Hi, we to buy a document scanner that can support the OCR of the following ID types : 1) NRIC 2...... Read more
    Asked on 29/11/2021 4:48 pm
    A Hi Patrick, thank you for the question. Yes, the reader can support all of those. And SDK is included in the price.
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    Q do AL100 support devices with MacOS?... Read more
    Asked on 07/06/2021 11:38 am

    Hi, sorry it doesn't

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    Q Is it possible to program this unit to recognize an ID Card from a phone and also will it be able...... Read more
    Asked on 18/05/2021 4:21 pm

    Hi Alex, the AL100 is an OCR reader which reads from physical ID cards or passport only. Challenging/verifying of data process, requires customisation on the backend.

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