SSD Self Service

3M Rochford Thompson
Advanced Solutions
SSD Self Service
Passport Scanner
Self Service passport scanner
The RTE8000 SSD is a full page passport scanner designed
for use in self-service kiosks and automated border control
With more and more airline passengers using self-service
kiosks to check-in for international flights, the need for easyto-use but highly accurate passport scanners has never been
greater. The RTE8000 SSD satisfies that need by combining
tried and tested OCR read technology with a full page, lay-on
The passenger simply places their travel document on the scanner glass, holds
it still for a second and then removes it when prompted by a beep or spoken
instruction. The scanner reads passports, visas, national ID cards and many
other travel documents. Documents may be laid on the glass in any orientation
making it easy to use and gaining passenger confidence. Poorly issued visas
which are skewed or stuck upside down on the passport page present no
Ease of use and speed are the most important factors for the passenger but for
the airline, read accuracy and data quality are just as vital. The RTE8000 SSD
achieves industry leading read performance on real-life travel documents, even
those that are poorly printed or have suffered from years of use.
• OCR scanner for passports, visas and travel cards
Technical Specifications
Model Ref: RTE8000 SSD
Acquisition & Analysis Time: ICAO format codelines in less than 1 second.
Light Sources: Visible, Infra-red (B900), Ultra-violet UVA.
Image resolution: 250 dpi JPEG, other formats available, 400 dpi optional.
Document Window Size: 135 x 100 mm (5.3 x 3.9 inches)
Read Capabilities – (Optical Reader):
• Machine Readable Passports (MRP), 2 lines of 44 characters to ICAO
Document 9303.
• Machine Readable Visas (MRV), 2 lines of 44 (full size), 2 lines of 36 (size
II) to ICAO Document 9303.
• Machine Readable Travel Cards, 2 lines of 36 (size II), 3 lines of 30 (size I)
to ICAO Document 9303.
• IATA ticket (TAT and ATB) fonts 407-E, 1403M, OCRB and OCRA.
• Barcoded TAT & OPTAT documents conforming to IATA Industrial 2 of 5
barcode standard.
• Optional one dimensional barcodes including IATA Industrial 2 of 5, Code
128, Code 39.
• Optional two dimensional barcode PDF417.
Optional RF Reader (Contactless Chip):
Fully integrated ISO 14443 Type A & B compatible RF reader for ePassports.
Supports autodetection, anti-collision, high speed transmission.
• Designed specifically for self-service
Host Interface:
• “Lay on” scanner, no flap, single handed operation
Auxilliary Device Interface: USB2
• Accepts documents in any orientation
Operator Indicators:
• Simple, intuitive operation by passengers
2 user LEDs including power / self test indication.
• Automatic document detection
Power Requirements:
• Small footprint
Universal input external power supply:
• No moving parts, robust construction
AC Input: 100 - 240 Vac, 50 - 60 Hz DC Output: 12 Vdc, 3A max.
• USB2.0 interface
• Supports remote monitoring
200 mm
191 mm
Height 158 mm
• Contactless RF chip reader, ISO 14443 Type A and B compatible. Image,
decode and chip read in a single operation.
(4.6 lbs)
• Linear and 2D barcode reading
2.1 kg
Operating Temperature 5 ºC - 35 ºC (40 ºF - 95 ºF)
• 400 dpi image resolution
Operating Humidity
• Customer specific data formats, graphics, colour and fixing points
40% - 90% RH (non-condensing)
Host System Requirements:
Pentium P4 1.0 GHz class running Windows 2000 or XP, 256Mb RAM, 40Mb
HD space.
FCC, CE, UL compliant, certification pending.
Supplied Host Software:
Full software suite including TCP/IP interfaces, network configuration and
reader configuration utilities.
Full SDK including dlls and demonstration programs. Support for Visual C++,
Visual Basic, Borland Builder and Delphi.
All trademarks acknowledged.
3M Rochford Thompson Ltd
The Votec Centre
Hambridge Lane
Berkshire RG14 5TN
Specifications subject to change without notice. E & OE 09/07.
Tel: +44 (0) 1635 580666
Fax: +44 (0) 1635 36940
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