Biometric Device Installation

I am using Project fedena for School Management software a ROR application. i want to attach a biometric device for students & employee attendance , any one can suggest me how i can do it.

What sort of biometric device is this? I haven't worked with any of those, but I have worked with bar-code scanners, and the way they work is that they basically emulate a keyboard typing really quickly. You click or tab into the text field that the bar-code belongs in, and pull the trigger, and the code is inserted in the text field.

Maybe that's a starting point for you to investigate.

Walter

Assuming that you want the device connected to the client PC (rather
than the server) then you could have a problem accessing it from the
browser.

Colin

Assuming that you want to use it within the browser, I’m afraid you have to create another program for that.

I’ve seen people create a Java Applet to access external devices from the browser. That I known it will work.

But assuming you just want to integrate biometrics data monitoring and visualization, I believe that the best way is to create a

diferent desktop/embedded application just to communicate with the server and register the data.

ashutosh verma wrote in post #1062681:

I am using Project fedena <http://projectfedena.org/> for School
Management
software a ROR application. i want to attach a biometric device for
students & employee attendance , any one can suggest me how i can do it.

You can use a keyboard wedge application called BioWedge with a Morpho
MSO300 scanner. This assumes you are running on Windows. The web site is
www.BioMetricSolution.com.

i have implemented biometric device to project fedena but i have used a small app which will collect the punch-in from device and will push to the server. Yes you can attach biometric device for student and employee attendance. but for students it will be bit risky because the count of students will be more.

honey jadala wrote in post #1063142:

i have implemented biometric device to project fedena but i have used a
small app which will collect the punch-in from device and will push to
the
server. Yes you can attach biometric device for student and employee
attendance. but for students it will be bit risky because the count of
students will be more.

The maximum user count with the simplest solution is 20,000. There's a
cloud version that can handle much higher user counts.

If possible could you please let me know how did you implement this …?i too want to integrate this feature into my app.

rohini kambde wrote in post #1063187:

If possible could you please let me know how did you implement this
..?i
too want to integrate this feature into my app.

Rohini, Actually, since it is keyboard wedge you don't have to do any
integration, that's the best part. Install the software, plug in the usb
reader, enroll the people involved and then set it to "identification
mode". If you want to organize a group of readers to share a common
enrollment database you set up the various clients and then point them
to a share location where the database resides. These steps need to be
done on a Windows machine. If you want send me an email and I can assist
you further. Rich

may i know what is that software to be installed…?

rohini kambde wrote in post #1063329:

may i know what is that software to be installed..?

it's called biowedge. it requires a morpho scanner to work and won't run
at all without a the morpho scanner. they sell the software and scanner
together. a couple minutes to install, fairly straightforward.

Thank you very much for your information…i will follow this procedure first , and if i still get any doubts i will contact you …Thanks for your support and help.

rohini kambde wrote in post #1063383:

Thank you very much for your information..i will follow this procedure
first , and if i still get any doubts i will contact you ..Thanks for
your
support and help.

no problem.

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You mentioned in this forum that you have small app which will collect
the punch-in from device and will push to the server.

Could please let me know how to collect the punch-in to build that small
app?

Hi honey jadala,

Actually I need implement the same using Java. If i get idea how to
collect punch-in from device, then rest i can build.

Did anyone here got success implementing this Biometric/RFID attendance plugin with fedena?please let me know