MSite targets construction access with fingerprint reader
Author: huifan Time: 2017-08-16
Ritish access control and workforce management firm MSite has launched a fingerprint reader that handles the site entry experience for construction workers. In a statement, MSite said that the new fingerprint touch screen system combines a rugged, all-weather fingerprint sensor with a touch screen. Designed specifically for the foibles and harsh environments of the construction industry,identification speed takes under a second while the MSite fingerprint touch system can match up to 10,000 fingerprint templates. It can also be reconfigured via the MSite website to ask users if they are arriving or leaving before they complete the transaction. The touch screen system supports access control and time and attendance modes and accepts input from the user to confirm they have understood safety messages before proceeding onto the site – highly beneficial for Health and Safety directors to ensure they get the latest procedural messages across to the workers on the ground. It even gives users feedback about why they Biometric Access Control may have been denied access, such as an expired accreditation. Available in multiple languages to cater for the construction industry’s diverse workforce, the system can be loaded with a main contractor’s bespoke questions. It can also be configured to allow certain users to enter a PIN code for building security systems access, instead of presenting a finger. Built to operate in temperatures ranging from -20˚C to 40˚C, the 12-volt system outputs Wiegand data for integration with standard access control systems. MSite's head of
product design Simon Appleton said: “The MSite touch screen represents a huge leap forward in the technology required to make fingerprint reading in the construction industry a quick and security gate locks accurate event. The touch screen element also adds a whole new dimension of interactivity between individuals arriving and leaving site and the management team. “Add to this biometric advancement the access control and workforce management functions of the original MSite system and you have a system which outperforms anything else on the market.