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Improve Security with Contactless Facial Access Control

Fast, secure, non-invasive face recognition for businesses.

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Facial Recognition

Facial recognition access control ensures that only authorised people can enter your business. Improve safety and security by knowing exactly who is on your site, and when. Proof of identity and authority that cards, keys and codes simply cannot guarantee.

  • Protect Access to Sensitive Areas

    Instantly validate identity and guarantee that only authorised individuals can access your secure areas such as server rooms, high value stock storage areas, R&D, HR records storage or laboratories using face recognition.

  • Improve Security

    Highly accurate face scanners and anti-phishing technology prevents false positive identification. Photos, fake masks and videos are immediately rejected. Convenient and quick to verify identity and grant contact free access within 0.2 seconds.

  • Durable and reliable

    Internal and external options for all weathers and locations with anti-vandal safeguards. Built in anti-vandal safeguards.

  • Verify compliance with Covid regulations

    Optional face mask check stops those without masks from entering. Set access rights according to testing schedule or vaccination passports and allow only employees or visitors that have a confirmed negative test to enter the premises.

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Combine with Optima Access Control Software for Greater Control and Flexibility

  • Onboard and offboard users in seconds or from your mobile
  • Manage access times by group: ie management, staff, contractors
  • Conveniently remotely open doors from your phone
  • Use with facial recognition, fingerprint, vein or RFID readers
  • Receive notifications of unauthorised access attempts
  • Improve efficiency and save time by integrating with your existing management softwares
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Technical features

Face verification accuracy ≥99.5%. Supports liveness detection.

  • IP65 protection

    Water and dust resistant.

  • Face-camera distance

    0.3m-2.0m. Human height:0.9 m–2.4 m, The Equality Act compliant.

  • Temperature detection

    Optional upgrade to facial recognition plus temperature detection to stop individuals with an elevated temperature accessing the site

  • Stores up to 10,000 events in reader if network drops

    Capacity up to 100,000 biometric templates, providing a scalable solution for your business.

  • Dual factor authentication

    Optional dual factor authentication with MiFare cards/ fobs

  • Supports alarm output

    Anti-passback, Tamper, Duress, Door sensor timeout, illegal intrusion

  • Dimensions


  • Operating Temperature

    -30°C to +60°C

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Why Almas Industries?

Experts in Biometric Access Control for over 16 years - futureproof your security today. Flexible payment plans available.

What Do Our Customers Say?

Almas' Biometric Access Customers Testify

  • Tadpoles Nursery

    "Since we approached Almas Industries, they have proved very efficient and responsive. We have been impressed with the service we have received."

  • BioD

    ‘Thank you to Dan and the team for all the help, support and advice they have given us over the last year. We cannot recommend Almas enough.’

  • Millenium Mats

    "The service we have received from Almas Industries has been excellent. They were very professional and understanding of our situation."

  • Puddle Jumpers Nursery

    "The team at Almas are always professional, friendly and always eager to help. The lads are always on hand to help and make using the system so easy."

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    Get answers to all your questions about facial recognition and biometry

    • Is facial recognition secure?

      Facial recognition access control matches a face’s characteristics against a template in a database. That template must have been enrolled and authorised in the database first, then a matching process follows where identifying points are verified against the authorised template.

    • Can someone steal a photo of my face and use it?

      The data is stored as a biometric template, rather than a picture of your face. All data is encrypted using 256bit encryption. Essentially a hacker would require 2256 different combinations to break a 256-bit encrypted message, which is a huge challenge even for the fastest computers. If they were trying to steal your identity, they would find it far, far easier to lift an image from your social media than to break into the database with your facial biometric template and backwards engineer it to a photo.

    • Is facial recognition GDPR compliant?

      Any facial template that is created through companies using biometric access control is covered under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). This means that the collection, storage, use and retention of the data must be carefully thought through. A PIA (privacy impact assessment) should be undertaken to ascertain whether it is a reasonable impingement of a person’s right to privacy.

    • Can we use facial recognition access control for children or vulnerable adults?

      Yes, but under the GDPR there is a special category of ‘vulnerable data subjects’ and children or Individuals can be vulnerable where circumstances may restrict their ability to freely consent or object to the processing of their personal data, or to understand its implications. You must undertake a Data Protection Impact Assessment to help you identify and systematically analyse, identify and minimise the data protection risks of a project or plan. Ask us for further information.

    • What’s the difference between facial detection and facial recognition?

      Facial detection merely identifies a face – with some CCTV camera systems the view can then zoom in to see the face in more detail. Facial recognition implies trying to identify whose face it is. Normally by comparison with a database. For private organisations, this database would consist of enrolled facial templates given when new users are added, with their consent, to a closed system. The data templates are encrypted and are not shared outside the system.

    • Who protects Data Privacy for citizens?

      In the UK it’s the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO); organisations that process data should be registered with them. If you’re unsure whether you should be there is a simple and effective self-assessment tool that you can use to check. For Ireland it’s the Data Protection Commissioner; you can find advice on their website.

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