Fingerprint reader - Case studies

EdgeReader and iCLASS smart cards put control and host interface at each patient’s wall station for efficiency in dispensing patient medications at SOMC

Safety is at the forefront of hospitals across the nation. According to a landmark report To Err is Human (2000) by The Institute of Medicine (IOM), between 44,000 and 98,000 patients die a year in the U.S. due to preventable medical errors including wrongful administration of medication. Beyond the cost of human life, these errors cost the healthcare industry as much as $29 million per year. This figure takes into account the expenses associated with additional care, loss of income and disabili...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) installs state-of-the-art security system

Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has played a significant role in both the health and economy of the state of Rhode Island since 1939. More than one out of two Rhode Islanders have chosen BCBSRI. The organisation’s mission is to provide its members with peace of mind and improved health by representing them in their pursuit of affordable, high-quality healthcare. Secure and efficient security system BCBSRI needed to upgrade its workplace to a more efficient, secure, effe...

Printing ID cards at the speed of a thrill ride at Lagoon Amusement Park

The Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, Utah, likes things fast, too. For more than 100 years, it has offered exhilarating thrill rides as part of its entertainment package. The park’s Fire Dragon Double-Loop Rollercoaster hits speeds of 90 kilometers per hour, and its Lagoon-A-Beach Waterpark promises 550,000 gallons of liquid fun. Identification cards Like many other parks, Lagoon provides identification cards to its employees and offers season passes (called Season Passports) with id...

French Finance Ministry utilises HID Global’s Identity Assurance solution to ensure secure ERP access and financial reporting

Established by the French Government’s Ministry of Finance and Economics, the ACCORD project was commissioned to design and implement financial system modernisation. The charter of the ACCORD initiative team, composed of representatives from multiple government ministries, is to architect solutions that enable the French government to manage the finances of the country with the same level of accountability as private sector enterprises. The technology-based infrastructure selected was a sm...

Re-printable ID cards modernise the identification and appointment system at Seven Dental Clinics in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

HID FARGO DTC printers and Databac Group’s Data ReWrite rewritable cards smooth the process of appointment scheduling, reminders and check-ins, while cutting clinic costs and saving dentists’ and patients’ time. Siprored ID card issuing system The cards were designed with patient convenience in mind by serving as a means to easily access their appointment and payment history Dedicated to serving clients in the dental sector, software development and installation company, Si...

MEGTEC’s ID cards offer enhanced security and protection for employees

Employees of MEGTEC, global manufacturer of air flotation dryers and oxidation pollution control equipment, often have to work in dangerous situations, some of which require lockout/ tagout controls. In those cases, employees put locks on electrical, gas or air supplies to make sure nothing happens while they’re working. They may also put a lock on a drain to prevent incoming liquid from reaching them. Life Safety “People performing maintenance on a machine often are in danger of b...

Training Solutions for Construction And Industry banks on security and reliable encoding of HID Fargo DTC550 Printer

The potential for catastrophic injury in the petrochemical industry makes safety training and credentialing of employees imperative. Coordinating this process for a variety of industries, including many in the petrochemical fields of southern Alabama, is Training Solutions for Construction and Industry (TSCI). The mission of TSCI is to promote and facilitate workforce development ‘by providing industry-recognised training with portable credentials to create a diverse, trained and sustaina...

Matrix time-attendance solutions improve productivity at JK Tyre & Industries Mysore premises

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. have its biggest manufacturing setup in Mysore. The premise consists of a manufacturing unit as well as the administrative department. Since the plant runs 24×7 and there are numerous shifts of workers, they found it difficult to manage multiple shifts manually. Managing visitors was also a problem for the company. So, they required a software that would help them keep a record of visitors on time-to-time basis. Creating a visitor’s identity in the form...

IDEMIA provides JCB with fingerprint access controlled payment solution

JCB Co. Ltd, the only international payments brand based in Japan, will conduct a pilot trial of its latest JCB Biometrics Card with fingerprint authentication. JCB's contactless payment solution is provided by IDEMIA, a global augmented identity solution provider. Toppan Printing will also take part in the demonstration trial in respect of card personalisation.  Users first record one or more fingerprints for authentication purposes. When they want to buy something, they need only touch t...

HID Fargo DTC Printers offer smart security and access ID solutions for Intermountain Healthcare

Just as physicians recommend that their patients obtain treatment early, before a condition worsens, so is Intermountain Healthcare addressing the issue of security early, before problems occur. In addition to providing excellent outcomes for its patients, Intermountain is stepping forward to raise the bar for security systems by providing ID cards that are tied to access control systems. Threats of terrorism and bioterrorism brought a new dimension to health care in the United States following...

Matrix’s integrated security solution safeguards Ellams' Nairobi manufacturing plant

Ellams, a global manufacturer and supplier of telephone scratch cards based in Nairobi, Kenya, required a foolproof security solution, integrated with access control and video surveillance for their manufacturing units. Matrix provided Ellams with an Integrated Access Control solution comprising of Card based Entry and Exit Readers.                            &nb...