Frost & Sullivan Recognizes the Greater Innovating Capabilities of TBS – Touchless Biometric Systems Over Competing Biometric Access Control Manufacturers
The company has gained a distinct competitive edge in the market in overcoming the inherent limitations of legacy technology. TBS enables users for the first time to choose between a standard touch and a high-end touchless sensor.
TBS provides sensors, terminals and complete system solutions for access control as well as time and attendance applications. Its new series of fingerprint products include the BioGuard-Touch Terminal, BioGuard-Surround Terminal and BioGuard-10.
“TBS has introduced a range of security products that enable highly scalable, flexible, and secure solutions for commercial access control, border management environments, civil identity programmes, traveller ID applications and employee credentialing applications,” says Frost & Sullivan’s
Companies that deploy TBS’s products can seamlessly integrate biometric processes into their business operations in a way that best suits their security, privacy and identity assurance needs. Considering the existing technologies, TBS’ touchless technology gets full marks for its image quality and captured finger area, as it shows third-level details at 500 respectively 1,000 dpi, including a 3D view of the finger and its texture, without failing to enrol even with the most difficult fingerprints.
TBS’ BioGuard-Surround Terminal allows capturing only when the finger is correctly positioned, giving the images excellent stability (similarity). Touchless imaging not only enhances security but is also more appealing to users for its convenience and hygiene. The BioGuard-Surround Terminal is available only for access control applications; however, from the middle of 2009, it will be offered for civil and criminal enrollment and identification as well.
Users have also shown great interest in the BioGuard-Touch Terminal because of its modest price and enhanced level of security when compared to any card or personal identification number (PIN). It has a modular design that enables users to combine touchless and touch-based terminals in the same network as well as merge fingerprints with a card or a PIN solution. Users can also choose from various options including server software packages (such as time & attendance) and wireless local area network (LAN).
Meanwhile, TBS’ newest product, BioGuard-10 captures rolled equivalents (nail-to-nail images) of all ten fingers touchlessly within less than 30 seconds. Being still in the pre-production stage, this product is designed mainly for civil and criminal identification purposes.
“An experienced operator may take several minutes to roll the fingers of an individual, one by one on a platen, even if a person does not have so called ‘difficult fingerprints’,” observes
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About TBS-Touchless Biometric Systems
TBS was founded in 2003 and entered the market in late 2008. The core team of development and field engineers is based at headquarters in Pfaeffikon,
Contact: Roger van Diepen, Chief Executive Officer, TBS - Touchless Biometric Systems, firstname.lastname@example.org, P: 0041 (0) 55.420.2770, F: 0041(0) 55.420.2771. www.tbsinc.com.
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