Time & Attendance<br />Biometrics in the Workplace<br />
What are Biometrics?<br />Technology that recognizes a specific feature on an individual to confirm the person’s identity<...
History of Biometrics<br />Biometrics is essentially using something unique about someone to identify them<br />Simplest f...
History of Biometrics<br />Expanded to be used by security and police officers, with the Bertillon system<br />Measuring b...
Biometrics Today<br />Technology has greatly advanced<br />Simply fingerprint identification has branched out to:<br />Fac...
Uses of Biometrics<br />Recognition of government officials<br />Identifying individuals to pass through airport customs a...
Time & Attendance: Biometrics in the Workplace<br />Companies have started to implement biometric time clocks to identify ...
Automation of time and attendance is a significant investment for companies, but when planned well can provide a strong RO...
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  1. 1. Time & Attendance<br />Biometrics in the Workplace<br />
  2. 2. What are Biometrics?<br />Technology that recognizes a specific feature on an individual to confirm the person’s identity<br />For example, retina, fingerprint or hand geometry<br />Variety of uses<br />Seen in media and movies<br />2<br />
  3. 3. History of Biometrics<br />Biometrics is essentially using something unique about someone to identify them<br />Simplest form is recognizing someone’s face or a person’s signature<br />Dates back to Babylonian times – business transactions were confirmed by placing your fingerprint into clay<br />Very old caves have paintings on the walls that are signed with the artists’ handprints<br />http://www.biometrics.gov/Documents/biohistory.pdf<br />3<br />
  4. 4. History of Biometrics<br />Expanded to be used by security and police officers, with the Bertillon system<br />Measuring body dimensions very carefully<br />The use of fingerprints for identification started becoming more common<br />True biometrics didn’t emerge until automated systems were developed, near the end of the 20th century<br />http://www.biometrics.gov/Documents/biohistory.pdf<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Biometrics Today<br />Technology has greatly advanced<br />Simply fingerprint identification has branched out to:<br />Face recognition<br />Hand/palm geometry reading<br />Voice recognition<br />Retina scanning<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Uses of Biometrics<br />Recognition of government officials<br />Identifying individuals to pass through airport customs and security quicker<br />Unlocking laptops, as an alternative for a password<br />Opening doors through voice recognition<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Time & Attendance: Biometrics in the Workplace<br />Companies have started to implement biometric time clocks to identify employees and track working hours<br />Using biometrics in time & attendance:<br />Reduces payroll costs by 2-5%<br />Reduces administrative errors and time spent calculating employee hours<br />Eliminates the risk of “buddy punching”<br />Hourly workers punching the time clock on behalf of fellow employees who are leaving early, arriving late, absent from work or not scheduled for work that day (results in employees being paid for time that they did not work)<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Automation of time and attendance is a significant investment for companies, but when planned well can provide a strong ROI<br />Visit www.synerionwfm.com for more information on biometricTime & Attendance solutions!<br />8<br />Time & Attendance: Biometrics in the Workplace<br />
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