AMAG Technology, a worldwide provider of complete end-to-end security management solutions for access control and video management, is pleased to announce that Samsotech International is now a member of the Symmetry™ Extended Business Solutions Program as a Certified Partner. Samsotech has certified its Passport Scanner with AMAG’s Symmetry™ V8 Security Management System. AMAG and Samsotech cooperatively tested and certified this integration. “Samsotech is a great addition to the EBS program. Their ultra-fast scanners come in a variety of form-factors and are compatible with a wide range of identity documents, making them an ideal partner because Symmetry also offers customers flexible, efficient green-field installations, as well as solutions for retrofit of current and end of life products from other manufacturers. Samsotech scanners and Symmetry security management software make a great combination for the front lobby, the HR office, or anywhere in between,” said Symmetry Extended Business Solutions Program Manager, Adam Shane. “We are excited to offer a fast, automated and accurate visitor management and access control solution with Samsotech’s Passport and ID Scanning Interface with Symmetry,” said Samsotech International, Senior Manager - Key Accounts, Sonali Deshpande. “Samsotech’s cutting edge technology is designed to eliminate manual data input by automating data intake. The result is enhanced accuracy, increased productivity and greater ROI.” The Samsotech Interface is used to scan and import personal details from valid identity documents of employees and visitors into the Symmetry access control system. Samsotech passport scanners can read the following ID documents: All international ICAO compliant passports and International ID cards type 1 & 2 Several local identification cards and driver licenses (6,500+) Machine readable VISAs This module will enhance visitor management through easy, accurate and automated entry of visitor ID details, thereby increasing the efficiency and speed of the visitor registration process. Furthermore, it can also be used by an authorised employee to enter personal information about visitors prior to their arrival. Samsotech Interface Module minimises errors associated with manual data entry and provides a complete automated experience to the user. On the access control side, this module will allow quick and easy capture of an authorised person’s data to offer access in a timely manner.