An ID scanner is an electronic device which reads magnetic striped drivers’ licenses and identification cards. A swipe of an ID card and the user has verification of name, age, date of birth and expiration date. It is portable (plug in and battery operated) and does not require additional software or a telephone line. Scanners can improve staff efficiency, minimize errors and deter sales and service to people under 21 years of age in retail alcohol establishments.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011