SAFE ID Solutions, a German company, has introduced a manual passport personalization service for embassies and regional consular offices which is ICAO-compliant and can produce up to 120 passports an hour at a high print resolution. Using piezo inkjet technology with pigmented and UV inks, the company’s MS200 ensures the printing of high definition 2D barcodes and color images for passport data pages.
New system developed to address increased requirements for decentralized passport personalization
Munich, Germany–SAFE ID Solutions AG, the leading supplier of passport personalization solutions, announced the introduction of a new product to the MS family which offers high speed manual passport personalization to embassies, regional consular offices and decentralized issuing centers.
“Some of our largest customers tell us they need a high speed manual passport personalization system which is based on proven technology, ICAO compliant, highly secure and can be upgraded to future RFID technology – backed by a vendor with deep passport personalization experience,” said SAFE ID VP Sales and Marketing, Oscar Lazaro. “With a throughput rate of up to 120 passports per hour at a high print resolution the Safe ID – MS200 meets these criteria and more.”
Utilizing piezo inkjet technology with pigmented and UV inks, the MS200 ensures the printing of high definition 2D barcodes and color images for passport data pages. This is critical for countries wishing to comply with the ICAO passport mandate. Adding to its features, the optical character recognition and passport print alignment modules ensure that highest possible yield rates are achieved which minimizes wastage and ensures a high return on investment.
SAFE ID’s comprehensive range of automated and manual hardware and software solutions are designed to address the needs of governments operating either centralized or decentralized passport personalization services.
The MS 200 is available for delivery worldwide through SAFE ID’s sales channel of system integrators, national printers and local partners.
About SAFE ID Solutions AG
SAFE ID Solutions AG provides integrated security solutions to the global ID market to increase security and convenience in the issuance and personalization process. The company focuses on providing a personalization software solution and producing inkjet-based personalization systems to ensure the seamless introduction and management of new-generation ID documents – such as ePassports – based on RFID technology. SAFE ID has customer references with manual as well as fully automated personalization systems in more than 25 countries. For more information, please visit SAFE ID’s website at www.safe-id.de.