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Do you use a finger scanner to monitor access to secure areas?

Last updated by Tiago Araújo [SSW] on 21 Apr 2021 12:00 am (16 days ago) See History

Do you know who is entering your premises, when and how? Keys or key-cards can be expensive, they can be lost and people can loan them to one another without any restriction.

Finger scanners are a good way of monitoring and restricting access to secure areas. As every person’s fingerprint is unique, so is the access to your building. There is no physical mechanism for unlocking the doors, which means you do not have to worry about lost keys or unauthorized access and it can keep a log of entry.

SSW uses an Invixium fingerprint scanner. The user interface is easy to use, you simply hold your finger down on the screen and it will either allow or deny you access. Other fingerprint scanners like E-Key use a swipe function that is less intuitive for visitors.

The Invixium integrates well with our Control4 Automation system.

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Bad example - E-Key needs you to swipe your finger down, this is less intuitive

Scanner 1
Good example - Invixium is easy to use, just hold down your finger on the screen to scan

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