Thales Gemalto QS2000 is now Energy Star Certified

By IDV Pacific – October 26, 2023

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In today’s world, where sustainability and energy efficiency are becoming increasingly important, businesses and consumers are seeking products and solutions that align with these values. Thales, a global leader in technology and security, has taken a significant step towards this commitment with the Energy Star Certified Thales Gemalto QS2000. In this post, we’ll explore what makes the Thales Gemalto QS2000 stand out and how it reflects Thales’ dedication to reducing environmental impacts.

Thales Gemalto QS2000 – A Game-Changer in Document Reading

The Thales Gemalto QS2000 is designed to scan travel documents such as passports, and including other electronic travel documents like 1D and 2D barcodes used by the airline industry on boarding passes. Its sleek design and low profile make it an ideal choice for integration with self-service airport kiosks and automated passport control gates. But what truly sets it apart is its energy efficiency and sustainability features.

Energy Efficiency Achieved by 28%

One of the standout features of the Thales Gemalto QS2000 is its ability to enter standby modes when not in use. This innovation has led to an impressive 28% reduction in overall power consumption compared to previous generations of the product. Thales’ commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency shines through in every aspect of the QS2000’s design.

“Every Effort Counts” – Thales

In a world where every sector must contribute to the fight against climate change and achieving net-zero targets, Thales is leading by example. They’ve taken a holistic and continuous improvement approach to eco-design. One significant change was the removal of non-mandatory accessories like power supplies, thanks to the availability of USB power mode on the Thales AT10K, which the QS2000 utilises. This not only reduces the manufacturing and shipping weight but also contributes to a 14% reduction in transport CO2 emissions.

Joining the Sustainability Movement

In the pursuit of a sustainable future, every contribution matters. Thales’ dedication to sustainability and energy efficiency in the QS2000 exemplifies their commitment to making a positive impact on our planet. As the world races towards net-zero emissions, Thales is leading the way with innovative solutions that benefit both businesses and the environment.

The Gemalto QS2000: Beyond Sustainability

Beyond its remarkable sustainability features, the Thales Gemalto QS2000 boasts a range of capabilities that make it a game-changer in the world of document reading:

  • Optional RFID Support: Verify embedded chip data in ePassports, eIDs, and driving licenses to ensure document authenticity with QS2000 RFID Version.
  • Machine-Readable Zone (MRZ) and Barcode Reading: Streamline document verification with automatic data capture and decoding.
  • Rapid ID Data Capture: Ideal for quick data entry and processing across various commercial applications.
  • AI-Powered Solutions: Leveraging the latest in artificial intelligence for high reliability and efficiency in document capture.
  • Compatibility: Seamlessly integrates with Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11, macOS, and Linux.
  • Rugged Design: Built to last with no moving parts and an internally sealed optical chamber to prevent dust ingress.
  • Chemically Strengthened Glass: Minimizes scratching and provides advanced durability.
  • USB-Powered: Requires only a single USB 500mA port for power.
  • Optional Chinese NID Card Reading: Enhanced functionality to meet diverse document reading needs.

About Thales

Thales is a global leader in technology and security, providing innovative solutions that meet the world’s most complex security challenges. With a strong commitment to sustainability and a legacy of excellence, Thales continues to drive progress in the digital era.

For more information about the Thales Gemalto QS2000, please visit QS2000 Details.

About IDV Pacific

We are the gold level Thales VAR (Value Added Reseller) in Australia, and experts in Identity Document Validation. Our cloud services make identity checks easy from office or remote. Our ID checking products support work visa checks for Labour Licensing Laws, Verification of Identity (VOI), Anti-Money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) legislation.


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