The most popular passport scanner at border control desks around the world

Reliable and convenient full-page document reader

The AT9000 MK2 Document Reader is designed to Inspect, authenticate or capture data from electronic travel and identity documents quickly and reliably in a wide variety of government and commercial applications. With a standard 400 DPI camera it also is available with a high resolution 10 megapixel (Mp) camera providing images up to 720 dots per inch (DPI) for superior document authentication.

It's one of the best-selling document readers and probably the most familiar sight at border control desks around the world. It is used in immigration terminals, visa issuance counters, document verifications centers across the world. It reads and authenticates multiple document types quickly, efficiently, and accurately.

The AT9000 MK2 reads passports, ePassports (BAC, SAC, EAC, PACE, AA), ID cards, national IDs, visas, military CAC cards and driver's licenses, 1D and 2D barcodes ((Aztec, DataMatrix, PDF417, QR Code) from printed documents and mobile phones.

The AT9000 MK2 offers maximum flexibility in systems integration and smooth operation and maintenance with:

  • Its software development kit provides easy migration to a new reader and includes demos, code samples, and utilities.
  • Its one-step scanning with automatic document detection
  • Its "Active video" document detection system, which reads in virtually any orientation or angle.

AT9000 MK2 Full Page Document Reader main features:

  • Ability to read and process images from passports, ID cards, visas and all other types of documents quickly, easily and accurately
  • Removable cover for hoodless operation, reflection removal, enhanced color fidelity, USB only power
  • Support for ICAO-compliant and non-compliant travel documents
  • Reliable, static parts and dust-sealed optics rated to IP50 for harsh environments
  • Ergonomically designed full-page reader for identification and full authentication

AT9000 MK2 Full Page Document Reader additional functions:

  • Optional support for biometrically enabled travel documents and driving licenses containing contactless integrated circuit chips (eIDs, eDLs and ePassports
  • OCR data capture and/or document authentication using additional software packages
  • Accurate, true-color images, with anti-glare technology to reduce document laminate reflections and ambient light interference therefore improving image quality
  • Removable hood for easy document and mobile device placement and stapled books, especially when using glove
  • Reads 1D and 2D barcodes from paper and mobile device
  • AT9000 MK2 automatically detects when a document is placed and initiates optical reading, MRZ decoding, barcode reading and reads the contactless chip if present

Physical characteristics :

  • Weight: < 1 kg or 2.2 lbs
  • Dimensions: length 19.0 cm width 16.2cm Height 15.7cm


  • Temperature: -10º to 50º C operating; -20º to 50º C storage
  • Humidity: 20 to 95% (R.H. non-condensing)
  • IP50 rating for dust ingress protection in the optical chamber