IDenty chrom – Versatile Swipe Reader for Check-in Applications


DESKO´s IDenty chrom is the latest member of the chrom family (see also NEPTUN chrom keyboard) and your perfect support for a smooth and trouble-free check-in process. The device captures data from ID documents such as passports, ID cards or visas. In addition it reads magnetic stripe and chip cards.

The IDenty chrom is water and dust resistant according to IP54 regulations. It withstands water spillages without any functional restrictions. Due to its small and compact design, the IDenty chrom fits even the narrowest workstation.

In addition to the standard version, the flexible IDenty chrom mobile is available equipped with Bluetooth® technology and battery pack. This combination allows for an independent operation and supports you in providing your customers an exclusive and convenient service.

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  • OCR reader: bidirectional swipe reader for all ICAO conform travel documents, ID cards, passports and visas according to ISO/IEC /IEC 7501-1 and ICAO 9303.7501-1 and ICAO 9303
  • Magnetic stripe reader: bidirectional swipe reader for all magnetic based cards and documents according to ISO 7810 and 7811 standards (credit and debit cards, customer and service cards)
  • Water and dust resistant according to IP54 regulations

Optional Features

  • RFID module: for biometric passport reading available
  • Chip card module: for synchronous and asynchronous chip cards available


  • Footprint: L 180 mm (7.1 inches) x W 60 mm (2.4 inches) x H 33 mm (1.3 inches)
  • Weight: approx. 390 g (0.86 lb)


  • USB