ID scanning hardware

Compare ID scanner capabilities

Compare size, speed, and functionality of our best-in-class inventory of ID scanning hardware

Compare handheld ID scanners

Handheld ID scanners work as standalone solutions that provide flexible ID scanning, and a user interface for visitor management directly on the device. They are fantastic for line busting, delivery, and age verification at events.

ID scanner make/modelUnitech PA768Panasonic N1IDWare 9000+IDWare FalconZebra TC21
Scans all North American IDs
Scans global passports and passport cards
Detect expired IDs
Age verification (18+, 21+)
2D barcode security checks to catch anomalous PDF417 barcodes
ConnectivityWifi, 5G CellularWifi, CellularWifi, CellularWifi, CellularWifi
Battery life20+ hours14-16 hours8 hours20 hours8 hours
Charger typeUSB-CMicro-USBUSB-CUSB-CUSB-C
Recharge time (full battery)2 hours2 hours3-4 hours4 hours4 hours
Environmental rating (temperature, dust, water)IP67IP68IP67IP67IP67
Durability rating (glass break resistance, drops)HighHighLowMediumMedium
Dimensions6.57″ x 3″2.9″ x 6.1″6.7″ x 3″9.1″ x 6.2″6.2″ x 3.1″
Weight9.52 oz.15.52 oz.10 oz.28.48 oz.8.32 oz.
Screen resolution2160 x 1080 pixels1280 x 720 pixels1440 x 720 pixels1900 x 1200 pixels1280 x 720 pixels
Operating systemAndroid 12Android 8.1Android 9.0Android 9.0Android
Warranty1 year / 3 year3 year1 year1 year1 year

Compare ID authentication hardware

These ID scanners are capable of ID authentication, and catching up to 95% of fake IDs using ultraviolet, infrared, and white light scanning.

ID scanner make/modelThales CR5400Thales AT9000Thales AT10KE-Seek M500
Scanner typeDrop-inFlatbedFlatbedDrop-in
Scans all North American IDs
Scans global passports
Detect expired IDs
Age verification (18+, 21+)
2D barcode security checks to catch anomalous PDF417 barcodes
Optical character recognition (OCR) for front/back matching
Ultraviolet, infrared light scanning
Hologram, watermark check capable
Capable of catching up to 95% of fake IDs
RFID
Near field communication (NFC)
Power sourceUSBExternalExternalExternal
Dimensions7″ x 4.25″ x 4.53″7.5″ x 6.4″ 6.2″7.4″ x 6.3″ x 2.6″4.8″ x 5.7″ x 8.5″
Weight2.2 lbs2.2 lbs2.4 lbs4.5 lbs
Time to authenticate (per ID) – may vary based on system speed10.8 seconds15.3 seconds11.9 seconds8.9 seconds
Manufacturing locationUS / ChinaChinaChinaSouth Korea

Compare desktop ID scanners

These Windows-compatible ID scanners are ideal for businesses that are looking to scan IDs, capture data from the IDs, but may not be overly concerned with fake IDs or fraud prevention.

ID scanner make/modelThales QS2000Unitech SwiftScanE-Seek M260E-Seek M280
Scans all North American IDs
Scans global passports
Scan barcodes on a mobile device
Detect expired IDs
Age verification (18+, 21+)
2D barcode security checks to catch anomalous PDF417 barcodes
Optical character recognition (OCR) for front/back matching
Image capture
Dimensions7.3″ x 6.0 x 5.2″5.1″ x 5.7″ x 2.7″4.3″ x 2.3″ x 2.2″7.1″ x 4.53″ 2.8″
Weight2.2 lbs2.2 lbs2.4 lbs4.5 lbs
Time per scan6.7 seconds0.6 seconds1.9 seconds2.1 seconds
Manufacturing locationChinaChinaSouth KoreaSouth Korea