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machine readable

Data in a form that can be read by the computer, which includes magnetic disks, optical discs, magnetic tapes and, years ago, punch cards. Printed fonts and barcodes that can be scanned and recognized by a computing device are also machine readable. Although ordinary images may be recognizable by a computer, they are not considered machine readable, unless they were altered in some manner explicitly for the computer.
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Director General of DIP Major General Md Masud Rezwan said they have issued about two crore machine readable passports (MRPs) till date and earned around Tk 11,000 crore in revenue.
The new 'Home Delivery of Machine Readable Passports' service will offer a swift, reliable, and secure option to the applicants and will deliver their passports at their given home addresses.
BEIRUT: General Security has confirmed that all passports for Lebanon-based Palestinian refugees would be machine readable by 2017.
"The documents required to issue a machine readable passport include the handwritten passport, a copy of pages 1-9 of the old passport, the national ID card and birth certificate for those over 16 years, and the academic study certificate."
UAE Exchange will be the access point for all expatriates from Bangladesh to make payment for various consular services including Machine Readable Passport (MRP).
The court ruled that equipment for machine readable passports should be installed at all Pakistani embassies across the world as soon as possible and staff be appointed as well.
It may be noted that applications for the machine readable passports are processed at the mission while the passports are centrally in Pakistan.
The passport is machine readable and contains a chip to store personal and other biometric data.
-HOLIDAYMAKERS visiting America through the Visa Waiver Scheme must now have a machine readable passport - two lines of coded numbers and letters at the bottom of the photo page.
The new legislation requires that ALL travellers, including children and babies, from 27 countries which are part of the visa waiver scheme (including the UK) should now have a "machine readable" passport.
The passport images would have to be machine readable, and not be stuck on paper, as at present.
Agencies recently finished plans to make their Web site privacy policies "machine readable," meaning that they automatically provide notification when the site does not cover a visitor's privacy preferences.