Imagine coming into work, and instead of having to put your fingerprint on a scanner to sign in or punching your time card, all you have to do is walk through the door; it’s as easy as that. Seem too good to be true? Well, buckle up! There is new technology that will allow employees to clock in and clock out of work, just by showing up with their faces.
With today’s technology, modern companies are turning to a new time clock system instead of pen and paper timesheets to track employees’ working hours. This new system is mostly implemented to prevent what is known as “time theft,” or when a co-worker clocks in for their friend who is running late.
Security technology has been the focal point of many businesses in the past decade. Out of all the technological advances out there, facial recognition is one of the most innovative and applicable. Faces are one of the things that we remember most people by, and unless you’re in a John Travolta flick, there’s no way to trick the facial recognition software with a face swap.
Biometrics is a technical term used to define the statistical analysis of people’s unique behavioral and physical characteristics. This technological and scientific authentication is primarily used for identification and access control. The primary benefit of biometric authentication is that every person can be accurately identified by his or her intrinsic physical or behavioral traits.