Tool hire firm Speedy has partnered with biometric technology developer Human Resources Systems (HRS) in order to create a biometric solution for physical access control on construction sites, according to a Cranes Today article. The solution, called MSite, utilizes either hand geometry or iris recognition in conjunction with full height turnstiles to restrict or allow individual access to a protected area.
In addition to serving as an access control system, MSite is also capable of serving as a time and attendance tracker, checking for Construction Skills Certification Scheme cards and recording various other reports and records. The system is also designed to be able to serve as a single system protecting and collecting data from multiple entry points over a 3G network. MSite is already being used at multiple construction sites throughout the UK.
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