A Swiss bank located in Zurich has recently installed a SEVA 3D RTC biometric access control device to better secure sensitive areas, according to a Source Security article. The SEVA 3D RTC utilizes vascular biometrics from LEGIC by scanning the back of a user’s hand via near-infrared light and capturing the pattern of veins within the user’s hand.
The device, which has specifically been installed for securing vaults and safes, also includes a keypad with separate lock control for emergency openings. RTC believes this will be a headache saving piece of equipment as it will relieve the need for personnel carrying around special keys or credentials or having to memorize complex passwords.
Additionally, though the device can be used for basic access control as well, they see it as a way to increase the security on vault doors.
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