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machine-readable

adjective Referring to a source format that can be directly input into a computer without keyboard manipulation. Scanners, speech recognition software and digital cameras all create machine-readable files.
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Under new US regulations adopted in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, passports issued on or after October 26, 2005 must be machine-readable and have a biometric identifier to be valid as a visa-waiver travel document.
Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, also pointed to Rotenberg's assertions that putting more personal information on a machine-readable card makes it more accessible to those who shouldn't have it.
In these projects, links are seen as objective, democratic, and machine-readable signs of value.
Imagine if those footnotes were machine-readable," Neumann says.
Holders of passports that are not machine readable will need to apply for a visa and children who are endorsed on a parent's passport must have an individual machine-readable passport.
But from October 1, 2003, everyone travelling to the US under the VWP must have machine-readable passports.
But from October 1, 2003,everyone travelling to the US must have machine-readable passports.
Effective October 1, 2003, nationals of Italy planning to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program must tender a machine-readable passport issued by the Government of Italy.
Technical consulting costs include modeling and designing additional software, writing machine-readable code and implementing existing imbedded ERP software templates.
NCPDP's request is to remove the minimum requirement for a magnetic strip when other machine-readable format is included on ID cards.
According to a May 17, 2002 news release by the INS, with the enactment of the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act, the Laser Visa Border Crossing Cards are also referred to as the "new biometric BCC, Form DST-150" and as the "new biometric, machine-readable cards.