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Document reader and ID verification solutions


Thales offers a range of identification verification and authentication solutions that help prevent document and identity fraud. Our wide array of document readers provide solutions that meet the changing security demands of companies and agencies. 

​​​​​​​​Background check for employment or services

Know Your Customer

Fast, efficient and accurate document authentication combined with video-based facial recognition.

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Fingerprint Scanners

Government Solutions

Document reader solutions for border management, immigration, customs, law enforcement, and other government agencies and public security.

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​​​​​​​​Background check for employment or services

Self-Service Solutions

A wide range of identity document readers designed to be easily integrated into self-service kiosk and gates.

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Fingerprint Scanners

Transportation Solutions

Read and authenticate a variety of government issued identity documents and boarding passes improving the passenger travel experience.

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 Blog

  • Posted on Jun 24, 2019

    Can facial recognition and artificial intelligence humanize air travel?

    We look at how facial recognition and AI tech can help make the air travel experience less alienating.

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  • Posted on Jun 19, 2019

    How does legal identity strengthen a country’s institutional framework?

    We look at why the adoption of legal identity has far reaching implications on governments and institutions.

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  • Posted on Jun 18, 2019

    Why is having a Legal Identity fundamental to Human Rights?

    With the UN making legal identity for all one of its sustainable development goals, we discuss why having a legal identity is so important for citizens.

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