The Datacard PB6500 passport issuance system helps increase passport security to prevent fraud and identity theft. New from Datacard Group of Minnetonka, Minnesota, the system automates inline high-volume passport production. It can apply various levels of security features and personalization technologies. It also includes secure login, data encryption, and biometric authentication support. The flexible, modular design allows end users to start with the most cost-effective configuration and incorporate new technologies as they are offered. Modules now available include booklet leafing, contactless chip personalization, laser engraving, color inkjet printing, vision registration, security lamination, number perforation, quality assurance, and label affixing.