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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Access Control

Selecting the right biometric reader

By Dennis Gallen

Biometrics is a much safer way to control door access than carrying a card or remembering a pin number.  It’s more secure because you are identifying a person rather than something the person is carrying.  The door credential can be stolen, but your face can’t.  

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Biometric Door Access Concept

What can biometric readers do?  How do you select the right fingerprint reader, facial recognition system, or multimodal biometric system?  By the way, the latest Biometric IP reader-controllers combine a number of physiological characteristics and are more flexible and reliable than the older units.   There are a lot of different choices, but what is best, what provides the best reliability and repeatability? This article examines the technology and provides guidelines for selecting the right biometric system.

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