Biometric technology is seeing an increase in demand among Gulf-based companies for identification solutions, according to an article from The National.
Biometric developers and providers such as Hong Kong-based biometric employee attendance tracking system developer RCG Holdings have said that their number of clients in the region has climbed from 50 to nearly 300 over the past two years.
Among some of the features offered by companies like RCG that are believed to be influencing the growth in the region are the increased security by replacing ID cards with biometrics to enter facilities and specific sensitive areas, accurate tracking of employees hours spent at work and the ability to track all these remotely and immediately. Danny Chew, who heads the Dubai office for RCG, claims that much of the need to know this data for the different companies in the region is that many of the businesses there have not included flexible working hours or telecommuting into their business models.
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