ID Scanner Tutorials
New to ID Scanners? Here are several articles we’ve created to educate potential buyers and users of ID Scanner technology. If you have questions, please contact us here.
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How Much Does an ID Scanner Cost?
The price of an ID scanner varies, depending on the type of scanner, quality, and what you expect it to do. ID scanner apps range from free to about $25 a month. For these, you'll need an Apple or Android device to download them to. These aren't the most reliable,...
Fake ID Scanners – Truth or Myth?
Does the person operating the ID scanner know what to look for? An ID card scanner displays and records the data stored on a driver's license, state ID or military ID. While this can help a bouncer weed out expired IDs and underage IDs, it doesn't automatically detect...
ID Reader: A Broad Term
Types of ID cards The term ID reader has many meanings. ID stands for Identification but there are many types of IDs such as driver's licenses, student IDs, passports, national identification cards, medical insurance cards and membership cards. Each of these IDs uses...
5 Things to Consider When Buying an ID Scanner
When a bar, casino, liquor store or convenience store decides to purchase an ID scanner to verify customers' age, they must take into account some important factors to make sure they get the right product at the right price. Often times, a business purchases the wrong...
Checking IDs – More Tips
Additional tips when checking IDs using human engineering. This post is a follow up to one done last year on how to check IDs Tip 1 When at the front door, if you suspect somebody in line is underage, listen to their friends and what name they use when talking to...
Spot the Fake ID
Today there is a news article on ABC action news titled: VOTE NOW - Can YOU spot the fake ID? The article is about how good fake IDs are these days and that authorities are cracking down on them. The article even mentions that these new fake IDs pass scanner tests. ...
ID Card Scanner – The Best Way to Protect Your Business
An ID card scanner is a small electronic device used by bars, nightclubs, liquor stores and convenience stores to verify a customer’s age. For businesses like these that sell age regulated products, an ID card scanner is the best way to protect against citations and tickets from raids and undercover sting operations. An ID card scanner reads the data stored on a driver’s license, state ID or military ID and displays it on a screen. It makes it easy for a bouncer, bartender or clerk to make sure that a customer is old enough to buy liquor or tobacco products.
How to Check IDs with an ID Scanner
Checking IDs with an ID Scanner Tutorial – Believe it or not, over 65% of the tickets issued for serving a minor is due to mathematical errors, mental shortcuts, or rushing through the checkout process. Learn how to properly check IDs.
How an ID Scanner Works
An ID card scanner is an electronic device that reads the data stored on a driver’s license data stripe and displays it on a screen. Many can also scan state IDs and military IDs. An ID scanner clearly displays the age of the customer and makes it easy for a bouncer, bartender or clerk to verify that the customer is old enough to purchase age regulated products like tobacco or alcohol. ID card scanners are commonly used in bars, nightclubs, liquor stores, casinos, police enforcement, and convenience stores.