It’s clear to see why biometric systems are currently one of the most popular access control options. The ability to store biological and physical traits that are unique to each individual means there is no risk of key card and password sharing, creating tighter security. Biometric access control systems work by storing personal data and then analysing the fingerprint or face scan to see if it matches the stored data in the system. If it finds a match, the access control opens and allows you to go through. If no match is found, then access will be denied.Contact Us
A fingerprint scanner converts a picture of your finger into a template, which shows unique elements as ridges and valleys. This template is then compared with the fingerprint that is presented.
Fingerprint access control systems are very accurate and can be implemented for a relatively low price.
One disadvantage of fingerprint access control is that if you opt for a lower quality system, it can be affected by dirt and grime. However, at OLS, we install fingerprint scanners that can read up to 4 levels deep of the finger and can see past the dirt.
Facial recognition access control systems capture an image of the person’s face in the initial set up and then going forward will compare the input to the stored version to see if it is a match.
Facial recognition is widely utilised for its ease of use and for the speed in which it recognises a user. The systems are also getting more and more intelligent, now being able to recognise someone’s face even if they are wearing a mask.
Here a person’s iris is captured, and their unique features stored as a template.
As every iris has so many unique features, this access control system has very high accuracy levels – This means that it’s a highly recommended option for any companies that have a high level of security. These systems can now recognise iris’s at around two metres.
However, an iris recognition access control system is less user friendly than other options, as the image needs to be taken in a bright environment so that the pupil is small and the maximum amount of iris is showing. Glasses also can’t be worn when capturing the initial image.
The advantages of
Biometric Access Control Systems
High security solution that prevents key / code sharing
Simple and familiar experience for the end user
High degree of accuracy and fast recognition speed
Solutions can be easily integrated into an existing system
Unlike other solutions, biometric doesn’t use keys that can be lost or forgotten
Some biometric solutions can be recognised at up to 2 metres
The advantages of
Biometric Access Control Systems
‘Suprema Systems UK Ltd has chosen to work with the OLS team over the past couple of years for a number of reasons.
The clear, focused and energetic nature of their team, from MD, right down to the engineers and office staff, echoes the very same drive and beliefs that has been at the core of the Suprema business since establishing an office in the UK back in 2016.
OLS demonstrate a unique outlook to technology in both the security and workforce management sectors, which sets them apart from the mainstream integrators – this again mirrors the product portfolio Suprema are able to offer them and allows them access to our dedicated UK based technical and customer services.
With the type of attitude that Ollie Law and his team have displayed in our short relationship with them, it is evident that the future of their business, and our partnership, is an exciting one that can only go from strength to strength’Jamie McMillen, MD Suprema Systems UK Ltd
I have never had anything but a positive experience with Ollie and OLS. Ollie is not only professional and responsive; he is always ahead of the game. OLS’s Access Control solution, ACT 365, is a great solution for customers who need access control. With features like anti-passback and muster reporting, ACT-365 is built to keep employees and businesses safe.Wendy Wood, Manager, UKG Partner Network
REMONDIS Doncaster Ltd has utilised the services of OLS Ltd to assist in building a bespoke security solution for our Doncaster site. They have installed CCTV with thermal imaging cameras to a very high standard and in a professional manner. Since installation OLS have continued to provide us first class service and support. Over the past 3 years we have built up a strong rapport with OLS and I would not hesitate to recommend their skills and knowledge to any other company.Nick Shaw, Transport & Operations Manager, Remondis
OLS have been fantastic throughout the project. They provided us with a great solution for the issues we were facing at DCLT Crookhill Golf Course. The Cantilever sliding gate, cloud-based access control, video intercom unit and CCTV all work together to not only keep the site secure but keep the site exclusive for members and patrons alike.Carl Lewis, Head of Communications, DCLT
Oliver Law Security and Vanderbilt have been in partnership since 2019, working together to provide Access Control solutions. OLS are experienced installers for the full ACT solutions range and are highly valued Aspire partners of Vanderbilt.Vanderbilt
I have dealt with OLS for a number of years, in the past they have supplied us with remote monitored CCTV and recently when refurbishing our offices they attended to move detectors and cameras and no job was too small. Excellent professional company.Debbie, Emergency Response Training
At Castle Park we have enjoyed a strong working relationship with OLS for several years. As well as partnering Doncaster Knights as a commercial sponsor, OLS recently sourced and install a new turnstile access system for the stadium. We found all works to be carried out to the highest standard and the customer service first rate. As well as supporting Doncaster Knights OLS have recently supported initiatives and fundraisers lead by Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals & I look forward to continuing to work with Ollie, Claire and the team for many seasons to come.Michael Casey, Commercial Manager, Castle Park
OLS were fantastic from start to finish. They listened to what we wanted and provided us with the best solution for our business and building. All the work was carried out with the minimum of fuss and disruption to the business. The entrance barriers have stopped all unauthorised entry and parking within the buildings car park.Sam Robinson, Director, Aggregates R Us