Automatic and eco-friendly document scanning and OCR

from photos, scans, or live video, with no data transfer

How does scanning SDKs from Smart Engines improve your business?



Green AI-powered scanner SDK of ID cards, passports, driver’s licenses, residence permits, visas, and other ids, more than 1856+ types in total. Provides eco-friendly, fast and precise scanning SDK for a smartphone, web, desktop or server, works fully autonomously. Extracts data from photos and scans, as well as in the video stream from a smartphone or web camera, is robust to capturing conditions. No data transfer — ID scanning is performed on-device and on-premise.


Automatic scanning of machine-readable zones (MRZ); all types of credit cards: embossed, indent-printed, and flat-printed; barcodes: PDF417, QR code, AZTEC, DataMatrix, and others on the fly by a smartphone’s camera. Provides high-quality MRZ, barcode, and credit card scanning in mobile applications on-device regardless of lighting conditions. Supports card scanning of 21 payment systems.



Automatic data extraction from business and legal documents: KYC/AML questionnaires, applications, tests, etc, administrative papers (accounting documents, corporate reports, business forms, and government forms — financial statements, insurance policies, etc). High-quality Green AI-powered OCR on scans and photographs taken in real conditions. Total security: only on-premise installation. Automatically scans document data in 2 seconds on a modern smartphone.

Computational imaging and tomography

Green AI for Tomographic reconstruction and visualization. Algorithmization of the image reconstruction process directly during the X-ray tomographic scanning process. We aspire to reduce the radiation dose received during the exposure by finding the optimal termination point of scanning.



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ID document scanning SDK

Document data scanning from ID cards, passports, driver’s licenses, vehicle registration certificates (VRC), visas, birth certificates, insurance cards, and other documents. Supports scanning of over 1856 types of identity documents of 210+ territories and entities worldwide. Works on a mobile phone, tablet, or server, web camera, with photos and scans of documents, as well as in the video stream from a web or smartphone camera, regardless of their quality, and is robust to capturing conditions.

Smart ID Engine
Scanning ID cards
Scanning Drivers License
Scanning Passports




Data extraction and document capturing solutions

Automated data entry of government, legal, and business documents: fixed forms, semi-structured and unstructured documents (primary accounting documents, KYC forms, consent forms to the personal data processing, applications, tax certificates, balance sheets, P&L statements, payment orders) from scans and photos taken in natural conditions, including automated document classification, text fields recognition, checking the presence of stamps and signatures and document package consistency checks.

Smart Document Engine
Recognition of questionnaires and survey forms
Recognition of consent and proxy forms.


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Try out Smart Engines technologies to scan ID cards, passports, driver’s licenses, MRZ, bank cards, QR code, PDF417 and other barcodes on photos and in a real-time video stream



2021 in Review: Smart Engines’ Top-44 breakthrough technologies and business achievements of the year

The developer of green AI technologies Smart Engines summarizes the results of commercial, product development and scientific activities of the past year. In 2021, Smart Engines processed 113 million scans and digital native documents and created a CO2-neutral AI for OCR. Graphic visual representations of our achievements can be found…


Smart Engines launched three new demo apps for iOS and released the Smart Engines SDK 1.9.0

Smart Engines is proud to announce SDK 1.9.0 release along with the launch of three new demo applications for iOS: Smart Engines, Smart Code Engine, and Smart Document Engine. In the latest version, SDK 1.9.0, we bring new modes for arbitrary document cropping and advanced cropping with automatic orientation. Also,…


Italian and Russian scientists have teamed up to create a new system for the automatic processing of tomographic data

The research company Smart Engines, specializing in developing algorithms for computer vision, machine learning, and AI, and the CNR Institute for Nanotechnology of the Italian National Research Council (CNR-Nanotec), have signed a three-year cooperation agreement. Its goal is to exchange experience in the development of algorithms for tomographic reconstruction in…


Cashbot Adopts Smart ID Engine Secure ID Scanning Technology

The data entry of clients of the Czech based fintech Cashbot is now carried out using the secure domestic technology for scanning identity documents Smart ID Engine, developed by Smart Engines. On its basis, a technical solution has been implemented that allows you to quickly and safely extract customer passport…

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