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  • March 29, 2018

Increase Security with Biometric Fingerprint Readers for Oracle MICROS Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

Susannah Grieve
Marketing Administrator

 

A swipe card is easily lost, a pin code is often forgotten, but your fingerprint is always handy.

Best of all, it is uniquely yours, making it an accurate and reliable identity verification method. That’s why fingerprint biometrics is being embraced in the hospitality industry. It’s the new key to business security.

Check out Oracle Hospitality’s John Nicewick, senior director hardware, demonstrating the Biometric Fingerprint Reader here.

Customers using the Oracle MICROS Workstation 6 Series can easily increase their Restaurant POS security by installing the new Oracle Biometric Fingerprint Reader.

With this device you can:

  • Simplify accessibility and improve security simultaneously
  • Reduce fraud in your environment
  • Eliminate magnetic strip card and employee PIN log in
  • Add up to 50 users unlike a consumer fingerprint reader
  • Easily manage and modify users depending on staff changes
  • Prevent identity impersonation

Says Nicewick: “Sub-dermal technology reads below the skin level, thus (making it) more resilient to contamination of food or grease, giving a larger percentage of positive IDs upon first read.”

The Biometric Fingerprint Reader is field installable, making greater security and enhanced employee management easily on your Restaurant POS attainable. So, what are you waiting for? Submit a product inquiry or email us with questions.

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Comments ( 3 )
  • Bill Burles Friday, March 30, 2018
    not much use if you lay your micros flat ie not on a stand. will you sell separate usb fingerprint readers?
  • Samantha Renner Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Hey, Bill - Thanks for the comment! With our mount or standard vesa - there was ample room to use the Finger Print Reader. And Since the WS6 does have stand mount points that lift the unit above the counter to allow for Biometric reader access. No external Biometric readers are available form Oracle for the WS6 family of workstations, however 3rdparty devices are available in the market.
  • Josemaría N Thursday, May 10, 2018
    We are having a lot of problems trying to set up fingerprints, we have 21 resto and is not working with Symphony. I think Micros need to work harder to have a better product.
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