Credential Authentication Technology

Smart Credential Authentication Technology (Smart-CAT™)


TGI ( TABS Group International ) offers the industry’s most user-friendly and advance Credential Authentication Technology (Smart-CAT™) to help secure borders through effective and swift screening process at airports and other border crossings. Smart-CAT™ uses the 3M™ Full Page Reader inspects and images Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTDs) and other documents suitable for use in a wide variety of government and commercial applications. The scanner supports biometrically enabled travel documents containing integrated circuit chips (eIDs, and ePassports).


Smart-CAT™ system quickly and accurately identifies fraudulent IDs against the most extensive document library in the industry. The document library covers over 2,500 document types worldwide including identification cards, passports, military IDs, residence permits, visas, ICAO 9303 standard passports and e-Passports as well as non-standard (non-ICAO) passports, driver’s licenses and identification cards from all US states and Canadian provinces as well as most international driver’s licenses and ID cards. The system efficiently compares the captured information with passenger boarding information from Secure Flight, TSA’s passenger information system.

It significantly simplifies the process for law enforcement officials and travelling passangers. The system provides complete jurisdictional control over its environment and offers industry’s most comprehensive technology for border security.


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