One of the challenges was authorized access to the school (only teachers, schoolchildren and their parents and persons authorized by parents).

Several possible solutions were discussed – PIN, cards, security staff.

By analyzing the costs (implementation + equipment + maintenance) it is obvious that the best solution in this particular case is physical access control system.

Why this solution:

  • Extra low maintenance costs (just electricity, less than standard PC);
  • No PINS and cards (PIN can be forgotten, especially when we talk about schoolchildren 1st -5th degree, cards can be also forgotten and lost, each card costs $1-4) <
  • Practically not possible to cheat the system

There are schools in USA, UK, Europe and Japan using biometry for different reasons – physical access control, libraries and catering.

The pilot project should be over by the middle of October. After some time we will share the results.