Sensor Life: A Biometric Lock Mystery?

Maybe you want to secure the office or your house with biometric locks. You are now familiar with biometric locks. You have a good understanding of how the biometric lock works. If the lock opens, it means that a matching has occurred. Additional info?

The terminology is clear; you have studied the definitions of FAR and DPI. Maybe you’ve got a specific model of biometric lock on your mind. You have decided to purchase a lock and install yourself.

It can’t be.

Perhaps you were excited and didn’t realize that the sensors don’t last forever. Maybe it was not stated clearly in the product descriptions, but it is true that your sensor will eventually fail.

You can rest assured that the majority of sensors, also known as “swipes”, “rubs”, or “rubs”, will be able to withstand a million wipes. In many cases, that is plenty. It is amazing that if you use your fingerprint lock twice per day and install it on the front of your house, it can last for almost fourteen centuries. A biometric lock can protect you and your family for a lifetime. The investment is well worth it.

It is possible to demand even more of your biometric locking system. Maybe you run a company’s security department and need to provide access for many employees on a daily basis. The sensor would reach its lifespan much faster in such a case.

Pay attention to the lifespan of sensors as well rates of false approval and rejection, database capacity, and resolution when shopping for a biometric product.