OCR Manager

What is a machine-readable zone (MRZ)?

MRZ or Machine Readable Zone is a particular area in an identity document (passport specifically) that encloses the document holder’s personal data. Nowadays, almost every country’s official identity or travel documents have MRZ, containing confidential information encoded. Generally, MRZ has two or three lines with the OCR (Optical character recognition) font text printed.

What is OCR?

Optical character recognition or optical character reader (OCR) is the electronic or mechanical conversion of images of typed, handwritten or printed text into machine-encoded text, whether from a scanned document, a photo of a document, a scene-photo (for example the text on signs and billboards in a landscape photo) or from subtitle text superimposed on an image

What is OCR Manager?

TSSL ID Autofill System (OCR Manager) is an ideal solution to speed up the ID information input process and to reduce data entry errors. The system contains two components:

OCR Reader users Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to instantly capture the information and image of travel documents and, to a lesser extent, business cards. With the OCR output the captured information and image can then be automatically filled into personnel profile, for example guest profile of hotel management system OPERA PMS. Combined with the OCR Manager there is no need for any changes to existing user applications, thus greatly reducing the implementation effort and time required.

OCR Manager software emulates keyboard and mouse actions, which automatically sends OCR data and image to the user application. The software is easily configurated to work with almost any user applications.

TSSL ID Autofill System also includes both Traditional/Simplified Chinese and English OCR supports and, customizable module for using to recognize different local travel and ID documents. These documents include:

- Hong Kong Smart Identity Card (HKID)

- Macau Resident Identity Card (Macau ID)

- Chinese Exit-Entry Permit (往來港澳通行證)

- Passport (ICAO Standard)

- and more…

Data to be captured:

- English Name

- Chinese Name

- Gender

- Date of Birth

- ID/Doc Number

- ID/Doc Number

- Photo

- Chinese Commercial Code (CCC)

- and more…


An optional feature - Document Authentication is available on TSSL ID Autofill System. It enables user to verify and to determine the authenticity of ID or travel document.

Customization is available per user’s specific requirements.

About TSSL

Established in 1978, TSSL is a privately held Hong Kong company with subsidiary in Macau, providing advanced enterprise solutions to clients in neighborhood regions.


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