Track Their Hours
BY Sandy Lender
New technologies for tracking equipment seem to hit the market place each week. From RFID tags to GPS locators, contractors have myriad intelligent options to keep an eye on each machine in the fleet and to monitor each machine’s vital signs. Through that tracking, you can keep a limited eye on employee location as well.
When an employee drives the company truck to the paving site and parks it, you lose the ability to collect data for that employee unless he then climbs onto a piece of equipment sporting another RFID chip. For companies that need to prevent losses due to wasted time or need to track employee safety very closely, the team at Neurotechnology, released the NCheck Bio Attendance 3.0 system.
It uses fingerprint or face biometrics on Android mobile devices or Windows PCs to track time and attendance for remote workers or traveling employees even at construction sites where PCs or network connections might not be readily available, according to the manufacturer. It doesn’t require employees to carry RFID tokens or remember PINs or passwords.
“This major update to NCheck offers more flexibility than many other biometric time-attendance solutions in the market because it is not tied to any particular scanner hardware,” Vaidas Didvalis said. He’s the NCheck project manager for Neurotechnology. “Easy integration with other systems can be done using the flexible reporting tools and data export capabilities.”
NCheck Bio Attendance 3.0 features:
- New GPS logging capabilities to allow tracking a user’s geographic location at each check-in or check-out event, enabling the app to track how many hours remote employees spend in different places;
- Database synchronization with a new Android client to support workers in remote locations, recording time and attendance info while offline, then automatically synchronizing data with the NCheck server when a network connection is available;
- User grouping functionality;
- Shift support and attendance planning to allow reporting/planning.
For more information, visit www.Neurotechnology.com.
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