Biometrics Selection Guide

October 2014 Biometrics Selection Guide

Select technology: All | APIs and SDKs for system integration. | Biometric server application | card | Face | Fingerprint | Morpho | Optical | PIN | Portable biometric and LDS scanning | vein


Select brand: All | Bartrans | CEM Systems | HID Global | Honeywell Dolphin | Ideco | Impro Technologies | Kaba | Morpho | Powell Tronics | Safran Morpho | Suprema | ViRDI | ZKTeco


Select distributor: All | Access & Beyond | AWM360 Data Systems | Bartrans | Card Control Systems | Centurion Systems | Elvey Security Technologies | EOH | Gallagher | Ideco Biometric Security Solutions | Impro | Lumidigm | neaMetrics | Powell Tronics | Reditron | Regal Security | Softcon | Tyco Security Products | ZKTeco South Africa


Manufacturer/Brand name: Impro Technologies

Distributor/Supplier: Access & Beyond, Elvey Security Technologies, Powell Tronics

Device: Biometric multi-discipline time and attendance reader

Description: The (BMTA) Biometric Multi-discipline Time and Attendance Reader is manufactured by Impro Technologies. It is a compact biometric solution designed to support many authentication types: fingerprint, tag and PIN. BMTA can seamless integrate into Impro IXP220 and IXP400i systems and supports access features, such as door mode patterns and advanced messaging. New technology allows the BMTA to read a multitude of tag types in both 125 kHz and 13.56 kHz frequencies. These terminals fit seamlessly into new or existing applications, allowing you to upgrade tag technology without replacing existing tags.

Application:

* Access control

* Large commercial sites

* Fully integrated control

* Time and attendance

* Residential apartments

Integration support:

* 24-hour local advanced support

* 12-month warranty

* Training

* Stock holding

Contact: Impro Technologies

Tel: +27 (0)31 717 0700

www.impro.net


Biometric Technology: Biometric server application

Manufacturer/Brand name: Impro Technologies

Distributor/Supplier: Powell Tronics

Device: Impronet Bioserver

Description: A built-in application that directly integrates to the various Morpho devices available on the market. The Bioserver uploads and removes biometric details of tagholders using a TCP/IP connection to the various readers. Combined with Morpho Ident dongle for duplicate tag checking which prevents duplicate fingerprints from being added to the system. It also supports intelligent downloads of biometric templates to the biometric devices.

Integration support:

* Biometric server application.

Contact: Mike Austen

Tel: 0861 PT SALES

marketing@powelltronics.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoSmart Optical 1300 Series

Description: The MSO 1300 (USB) has been specially designed to address the needs (security, user friendliness) of logical access control to highly secured PC applications in industrial, corporate and governmental environments. The MSO 1300 Series is based on a fast and cost-effective optical sensor and has an embedded storage capacity of up to 500 users (1 000 templates). It is available with a serial connection (MSO 1200). Mulitfactor authentication can be achieved by using fingerprint and smartcard technologies on MSO1350/1250 models.

Application:

* Enrolment

* System integration

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoSmart Optical 300 Series

Description: The MSO300 Series is a family of high-end USB optical sensors. It is based on Morpho’s 25-year experience in the field of electro-optics and forensic quality fingerprint processing algorithms. The MSO300 Series covers a wide range of applications: enrolment, authentication and identification in industrial/ commercial and governmental environments, PC login, etc. The MSO300 is also available with a serial connector (MSO200) and with an embedded smartcard reader (MSO350). The MSO300 integrates two LEDs to guide and inform users about ongoing operations.

Application:

* Enrolment

* System integration

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Fingerprint, Face

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoTablet

Description: The MorphoTablet is a 7-inch Android tablet equipped with Morpho CBM fingerprint sensor, smart card and contactless chip readers. The MorphoTablet is a lightweight, compact and rugged handheld device with a highly ergonomic design that uses multiple communication channels such as 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. It incorporates a cryptographic accelerator to perform fast encryption and decryption , and an internal smart card module slot to host security microchips – it guarantees highly secure data transmission. It provides biographic data capture, signature capture, supporting documents capture, portrait and fingerprint capture. It also provides remote fingerprint identification and face recognition capabilities, as well as contact card verification.

Application:

* Enrolment

* Identification & verification

* Identification & verification

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Face

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: Morpho 3-D Face Reader

Description: From the undisputed leader in biometrics, Morpho presents 3-D facial recognition terminals – the 3-D Face Reader. Ideal for environments that require gloves or where hygiene is a concern, 3D geometry of the face is calculated, with over 40 000 points for enrolment and identification. The 3-D Face is a high speed, hands free access control terminal to restricted areas. It uses an infrared camera for areas with low lighting.

Application:

* Enrolment

* Access control

* Time and attendance

* Identification

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: Outdoor MorphoAccess 520D

Description: The OMA520D is an outdoor version of the MA500+ series. It shares all the characteristics of the MA520D (multifactor verification with Mifare or Desfire Cards) and is IP65 rated. Its ruggedised casing makes it vandal resistant. The OMA520D can be used in rough environments like mines, oil refineries, etc., or in environments that require high hygiene like abattoirs where they can be washed regularly. It is PoE (Power over Ethernet) compliant which makes it easy to install.

Application:

* Access control

* Time and attendance

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint, vein

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoAccess VP Series

Description: The MA-VP Series is an access control device available as MA-VP Bio (fingerprint/ vein only) or MA-VP Dual (fingerprint/ vein + Mifare/ Desfire cards). It can store up to 10 000 users (20 000 templates). The reader is IP65 rated and suited for indoor or outdoor use. It is a PoE (Power over Ethernet) compliant for easy use and can be connected via WiFi (optional). The MA-VP can be used where higher security is required or where fingerprint alone is not suitable.

Application:

* Access control

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Fingerprint, Face

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoAccess Sigma

Description: The MA Sigma is a newly launched multiple recognition (NFC chip reader, PIN & BioPIN codes, contactless card reader) touch screen device. It has a modern glossy black design with features designed by market needs and requirements. It brings you enhanced security and accuracy (FBI PIV IQS certified optical sensor), it is easy to set up, has time and attendance features, a videophone functionality and an intuitive user interfacing (customisable capabilities). It is IP65 rated which makes it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

Application:

* Access control

* Time and attendance

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint, vein

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoSmart FingerVP Series

Description: The MSO FVP is a FBI PIV IQS certified USB biometric reader using the best of latest technologies. It simultaneously captures the fingerprint as well as the vein and combined the best of both templates to ensure the highest security and the best possible performance. The MSO FVP is very well suited for a tough environment where fingerprint capture remains a challenge. The MSO FVP uses LED indicator and finger presence detection to guide and inform users about ongoing operations.

Application:

* Enrolment

* System integration

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoAccess J Series

Description: The MA-J Series is an access control device available as J-Bio (fingerprint only) or J-Dual (fingerprint + Mifare or Desfire cards). It can store up to 3 000 users (6 000 fingerprint templates). The reader is IP65 rated and can be used indoor or outdoor. It is PoE (Power over Ethernet) compliant for easy use and can be connected via WiFi network (optional). With a modern and elegant design the MA-J Series is perfectly suited for the corporate environment.

Application:

* Access control

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Optical, Fingerprint

Manufacturer/Brand name: Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: EOH, Gallagher, Ideco Biometric Security Solutions, Impro, Powell Tronics

Device: MorphoAccess 500+ Series

Description: The MA500+ Series is a fingerprint reader designed for access control and T&A applications. It can store two fingerprints per person for a maximum of 100 000 templates. MA520+ D model can operate in multifactor mode (all combination between fingerprint, PIN code and Desfire or Mifare Cards). MA500+ Series is compatible PoE (Power over Ethernet) and can also be connected to a WiFi dongle. Display can be set up in multiple languages if needed.

Application:

* Access control

* Time and attendance

Integration support:

* Available from distributors, Morpho as second-level technical support.

Contact: Morpho

Tel: 0861 888 670

sec.san.contact@morpho.com


Biometric Technology: Portable biometric and LDS scanning

Manufacturer/Brand name: Powell Tronics

Distributor/Supplier: Powell Tronics

Device: Portable Biometrics

Description: PT guest – Now with bio-enrolment and driver’s licence scanning. It also allows authorised tenants or residents to request a Personal Access Code (PAC) via SMS or a Web interface for their visitors to use on keypad readers at key entry points on entry. These PAC codes are valid for a specified time to cater for prescheduled visits but will only be valid for a single entry and exit. The visitor details and PAC numbers are automatically entered into the ImproNet database for transactional history reporting.

Application:

* Portable biometrics for visitor management or other portable applications.

Integration support:

* Fully supported and developed by Powell Tronics in-house development.

Contact: Mike Austen

Tel: 0861 PT SALES

marketing@powelltronics.com


Biometric Technology: Fingerprint, vein

Manufacturer/Brand name: Safran Morpho

Distributor/Supplier: Powell Tronics

Device: Safran Morpho

Description: Powell Tronics a national distributor of Safran Morpho’s range of Biometric products. Morpho Tablet – a multifunction biometric touchscreen, enhancing performance, efficiency and productivity inside the enterprise. Featured by MobIT’s Awards, the most innovative IT solutions that help companies secure their operations and improve their customers’ experience. Morpho Sigma – with its tablet-like user experience, videophone functions, anti-fraud fake finger and face detection, duress finger, full set of contactless technologies and time and attendance features, it’s no surprise that it won the Best of Biometrics Award at the 2014 new Product Showcase (NPS) held by the Security Industry Association at ISC West.

Application:

* Biometric terminal applications.

Integration support:

* Various integration options.

Contact: Mike Austen

Tel: 0861 PT SALES

marketing@powelltronics.com






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