TDSi has now released DigiGarde, a compact and versatile optical fingerprint reader capable of storing up to 9,000 user templates.
The compact DigiGarde unit provides users with a versatile biometric solution. Featuring an industry standard Wiegand output, the unit is capable of being connected to the majority of access control panels.
At the heart of the unit is the DigiGarde sensor, which features a high resolution (500 dpi) optical sensor, capable of scanning and enrolling fingers of all size and shape; the sensor also has a high resistance to the damaging effects of electrostatic discharge.
The finger location guide, critical to user acceptance, has been ergonomically designed to make the unit easy to use, with the finger presentation plane allowing fingers to be presented and successfully read over a wide angle.
With its large memory capacity, DigiGarde is capable of storing up to 9,000 templates through a simple and straightforward storage process - a high speed matching algorithm ensuring data is processed quickly and accurately. In addition to the use of the DigiGarde unit, enrolment of fingers can also be made using a desktop fingerprint scanner, connected to the USB port of a PC. When used in conjunction with the DigiGarde integration module for eXguard PRO, TDSi's advanced access management software; this option provides an economical and straightforward way of managing templates.
"DigiGarde is a great addition to our biometric range. Incorporating robust, proven technology in an ergonomically designed unit, DigiGarde will be suitable for a wide range of applications including financial institutions, commercial offices, airports and public buildings" says John Davies, MD of TDSI.
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