Capturing faces for ID documents, security passes and HR applications relies on accurate and reliable information. Canon cameras with their high resolution sensors and superb range of lenses makes this task easy and efficient with workflow solutions to match.
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Identify and authenticate

Biometric information, unlike passwords, cannot be forgotten, exchanged or forged. The successful capture of a human face relies on a combination of proven imaging technologies and excellent software delivering speedy results at the press of a button. For this reason, Canon cameras, flash systems, SELPHY printers and lenses are used around the world by many organisations and businesses to aquire facial data for HR departments, security cards and visitor passes along with scanners for scanning ID documents that, together, integrate into workflow solutions to make the process as simple as possible.


    Acquire all the detail

    Capture images with accurate colour and superb sharpness in true-to-life detail thanks to our high resolution sensors and print the subject accurately with SELPHY printers.


    Superb workflow solutions

    Excellent integration into your existing workflow thanks to our SDK solutions which tailor the camera to your needs.


    Connectivity with effortless control

    Enjoy seamless camera control with consistent open-source SDK via USB with precise synchronisation and remote operation over a smartphone with our Camera Control API (CCAPI).

How Biometrics can help your business

Take a look at the many applications where our cameras can capture biometric imagery and enhance security.


    Security passes

    Produce detailed, clear and sharp images of staff and visitors for security tags.


    ID documents

    Simple imaging solution that easiy integrates into a wider biometric capture workflow, while respecting regulations.


    Photo ID services

    From passports to driving licences and everything in between, Canon and SELPHY printers offer an ID solution for retail.


    Event passes

    Produce event passes with Canon’s range of cameras and printers plus lenses that work in all weathers.

  • Why Canon?

    Canon is the leading name in imaging and has been for over 80 years. We are the number one provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions ranging from SDK applications for commercial, government and medical to professional cameras and lenses with a backup and support service that is second-to-none.

    Related solutions

    From fully automated all-in-one commerce workflows to medical imaging and scanning, Canon has a vast experience in all aspects of industrial, corporate and commercial photography.


    Canon Developer Programme

    Canon’s latest developer support website is packed with useful resources for the software developer community, whether for business solutions or digital imaging.


    3D Photogrammetry

    3D Photogrammetry is the process of making measurements from photographs which allows you to quickly and easily scan, edit and reproduce physical items.



    An all-in-one imaging station that offers a quick and easy way to capture a portrait at a wide variety of events and functions. Simply pose, press and collect a print in a matter of seconds.


    Commerce Photography and Videography

    Discover how the fashion industry generates thousands of persuasive product photographs every day.


    Canon Medical

    Canon Medical Europe offers a full range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including CT, MR, X-Ray, Ultrasound and Healthcare Informatics.

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    EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

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    Need more information?

    If you would like to understand Canon’s business solutions in more detail, please follow the talk to Canon link, complete the information and a member of our dedicated B2B Segment team for Professional Imaging Products will be in touch with you.