V-Smart fingerprint readers and VisionAccess 3D Face Readers to
authenticate employees accessing the resort and its restricted areas
TORONTO, Oct. 25 /CNW/ - Bioscrypt Inc. (TSX: BYT), a leading provider of
enterprise access control technology, today announced that The Venetian
Macao-Resort-Hotel is using Bioscrypt's VisionAccess 3D Face Readers to
authenticate 12,000 employees and Bioscrypt's V-Smart fingerprint readers to
control access to restricted areas.
Because of the speed at which the 3D face readers authenticate employees
even at peak hours, The Venetian Macao, the world's largest casino, has
deployed 13 VisionAccess 3D Face Readers in order to authenticate 12,000
employees at the front entrance when a new shift starts.
Bioscrypt's 3D face reader is a hands-free biometric solution that
authenticates users in under a second by matching the structure of the
person's face against their enrolled template. The VisionAccess readers
function by shining an invisible near infrared light grid pattern on a user's
face. A camera then takes a picture of the resulting distortions in the grid
pattern and makes a match against a template. Turnstiles ensure that only one
employee enters at a time, eliminating tailgating.
The Venetian has also deployed 50 V-Smart fingerprint readers at secure
areas of the casino. Employees authenticate themselves at entrances to the
restricted area by presenting their fingerprint, which is checked against a
template stored on their smart card. The V-Smart readers use Bioscrypt's
patented Core pattern-matching algorithm, which was developed specifically for
commercial applications. The award-winning algorithm uses a part of the whole
fingerprint pattern and can make accurate matches even with worn or scratched
fingerprints in under a second.
Solution Expert Technology, the system integrator for the face
recognition and access control system for The Venetian Macao employee's
entrance, developed access control software for both Chinese and English users
that interfaces seamlessly with Bioscrypt's face readers. Solution Expert's
customized solutions are used by more than 10 different industries in Hong
Kong, Macao and China.
The casino has avoided illegal and unauthorized workers by using the face
reader. The two-way turnstiles allow the same turnstile to be used by workers
both entering and exiting a casino site. A contactless smart card, typically
kept in a hip pocket, calls up a stored biometric template, which is then
immediately validated as users pause in front of the reader. Timekeeping
information for the employee is instantly transmitted to a central office.
Everyone entering their back office, from employees to outside vendors, is
required to use the face readers for access.
"Bioscrypt is pleased to provide The Venetian Macao with two biometric
solutions in order to meet the casino's various access control needs," said
Robert M. Douglas, Bioscrypt's President & CEO. "The size of The Venetian
deployment demonstrates Bioscrypt's ability to scale up and accommodate a
large number of users without creating bottlenecks."
The Venetian Macao is the largest building in Asia and the second largest
in the world. It has a stadium that seats 15,000, 350 retail shops and 3,000
About Bioscrypt Inc.
Bioscrypt is an enterprise access control solution provider, enabling the
unification of physical and logical access with its Door to Desktop(R)
products. Bioscrypt's hardware and software solutions deliver strong
authentication processes to facilities, equipment, IT networks and computer
applications and allow organizations to administer unified identities across
Building on its proven expertise in biometric technology and its unique
multi-factor authentication platform, Bioscrypt integrates all major secure
authentication standards, transforming how organizations are bridging the gap
between physical and logical access to create secure working environments.
More information is available at www.bioscrypt.com.
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