With the hand reader, the hand template requires only nine bytes to define the hand, the smallest in the biometric industry. This ensures that response times are fast and that the smart card can maximize its benefits by offering users increased room for other applications.
Multi-technology readers aid integrators in more ways than simply showing customers how they can create a planned program for introducing smart cards. Remember, a multi-technology reader reads both smart cards and proximity cards. Thus, for an investment of about 10 percent more, you can reduce your number of SKUs by carrying only one reader, one that reads both technologies.
Secondly, since a Schlage multi- technology reader reads Schlage card formats plus the formats of many other popular brands, you can reduce the number of vendors you carry, increasing shelf space and reducing SKUs. Carrying a multi-technology reader in the service vehicle helps your technicians maximize space and service a large percentage of the reader population with only one reader.