Futronic FS80 data fingerprint scanner comes from the stable of Futronic, a renowned vendor of fingerprint readers and scanners. Made of crown glass of thickness 14 mm, this USB fingerprint reader is a reliable and user-friendly device and is more rigid than the usual optical type or semi-conductor fingerprint scanners. Futronic FS80 boasts of CMOS sensor technology which captures absolutely distortion-free images at a superb speed. Moreover, the presence of 4 infra-red LEDs with adjustable intensity improve illumination and result in better quality fingerprint images even from wet, dry or even scarred fingers.
Another hallmark of the Futronic Fingerprint Scanner is the fact that it can differentiate between a real human finger and fake ones. The scanner features Live Finger Detection technology. Thanks to special inbuilt electronic circuits the fingerprint scanner has the power to sense and reject fingerprints obtained from fake fingers made of play-doh or silicone rubber. Futronic FS80 supports all leading OS viz. Windows XP Home, Windows Vista or even MS Windows 2000. With an accuracy range of FAR-10-6 and FAR-10-2, the scanner ensures extremely accurate and distinct image.
These features of Futronic FS80 data fingerprint scanner makes it suitable for a wide range of applications. The applications of this fingerprint reader vary from identification to access control to attendance calculations. The latest use of this fingerprint scanner is to ensure retail point of sale security. It serves as the perfect solution for retailers who want to protect sensitive business information o customer details. Being a biometric system, Futronic FS80 provides enhanced security as compared to the password-based point of sale systems. All the retailer needs to do is to incorporate the biometric device into the retail software and hardware. Once that is done, every employee of the retail store will have to scan his thumb in the Futronic Fingerprint Scanner to access a password-protected area of the retail point of sale software. Needless to say, this provides maximum security for the point of sale system.