The use of biometric technology in time and attendance has gained popularity over the last ten years or so because of its ability to recognise people’s unique physiological characteristics. Because biometric time and attendance software terminals read a person’s features, whether it is a fingerprint, iris, face or hand shape.
They ensure that employees cannot clock in for one another. Thereby, preventing time theft. The question now is, which biometric time and attendance software is better? Well, this is debatable, but for the following reasons, we believe that our fingerprint technology is more practical.
– With face scanners, you have to be more precise, where, and how far, you need to stand in front of the unit. This means it takes much longer to scan the face, and if you have a queue waiting to clock in, it may cause a delay. Whilst, fingerprint is faster. Touch and go.
– Face scanners may not work in direct sunlight especially if it one of low quality, whilst fingerprint readers operate better in these conditions.
– Whilst, fingerprints remain the same, facial features can change with time, makeup or other reasons. For example, if you grow or shave your beard or start wearing glasses your face will not be recognised and will be rejected by the scanner because it doesn’t match the biometric technology template stored in the unit.
– With fingerprint devices, you can actually enrol more than one figure. This means if your cut one finger you can always use another one.
– Fingerprints can be enrolled using a USB enroller from a central point, for example, the HR office. This makes the process of enrolling a lot more convenient and simpler, whilst with face scanners you have to be in front of the device to carry out this function.