Smart Engines added the scanning of EU digital ID cards and residence documents to its Smart ID engine and increased the speed of the app in an update.
The addition of EU digital identifiers follows the entry into force of EU Regulation 2019/1157 in August, ushering in new standards for documents approved for use in border controls, such as the inclusion of biometrics.
New SDK 1.7.0 brings Smart Engines Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to vehicle registration certificates from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, and residence permits from Mexico, Iraq, Uzbekistan, from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Montenegro, among 61 new document subtypes. Smart Engines now supports 1,810 identification documents.
Wider free-form bank card support and faster reading speed, improved OCR accuracy for all types of bank cards, and improved OCR accuracy for Arabic and Cyrillic characters are some of the other features included in the package. update.
Smart Engines and its partner Tessi recently announced a goal of processing 20 million scans of identity documents to support the digital ID element of Tessi’s business process services over the next three years.
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