The VPR 470 optical reader is a specialised device designed to read OCR information contained in Machine Readable Passports, Visas, ID-cards and other travel documents.
It captures machine readable codelines in single hand "swipe" operation and transmits recognised data to a host computer.
The VPR 470e variant uses built-in RFID reader to retrieve e-data from e-Passport and other e-documents.
Bluetooth link is used for communication with external computer, for reader control and user-defined post-processing.
VPR470/470e use built-in Li-Ion battery. No direct cable connection is required between the computer and the reader during operation. Small size and reduced weight of the reader makes it perfect choice for integration with handheld computers and smartphones.


hand swipe speed: up to 100 cm/s
recognition speed: 100 char/s
MTBF: 100 000 hours

RFID (VPR470e only)

ICAO e-Passport compatible
full support of ISO14443A and ISO14443B tags
up to 848 kbit/s airspeed

Power supply

Internal Li-Ion battery,
Document readouts on single charge:

  • up to 2500 OCR+RFID documents
  • up to 10000 OCR-only documents

Charger: standard 5V micro-USB style charger


lenght: 91 mm
width: 36 mm
height: 90 mm
weight: 145 g incl. batteries
Weight and dimensions are without
optional mounting bracket.
We offer mounting bracket
for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.
Please contact Vicomp
for availability of other mounting options.


operating temp.: 0oC /+40oC
operating humidity: 10% - 90% RH


Bluetooth class 2 (10m range)