Install a FingerTec TimeTec Beacon at specific locations for staff’s attendance clocking whereby the staff needs to open the TimeTec TA App on their smartphone and scan the nearby FingerTec TimeTec Beacon to record their attendance. Work codes and/or activity codes can be assigned to label the worked hours on the employee timesheet. Arrivals, departures and break times are recorded by the smartphone on site, and the administrator can access TimeTec TA cloud solution and get the real-time data for further analysis. The deployment of Fingertec TimeTec Beacon and TimeTec TA mobile app in today’s BYOD or Bring Your Own Device environment gets you to save on the hardware cost for time clocking and it brings convenience to both employer and the staff alike.
Time Beacon has been added as an attendance clocking option in TimeTec TA along with biometrics/card through FingerTec terminals, web clocking and mobile clocking. This article demonstrates the convenience of Time Beacon clocking in TimeTec TA Mobile App.
1. The Beacon is a small device that transmit signals. Designed on purpose to be low powered, and to emit short range signals at set intervals. Its short transmission range makes it the perfect device for providing location-based information and services, such as marking time attendance.
2. Beacons are easy to use, and apps such as TimeTec TA has made it so that users only need to Sign in, and with a single tap, you can mark your attendance in the office. Its technology, not magic!
5. Beacons are able to work on Android and iOS platforms on smartphones and tablets.
6. Beacons maintains a very good battery life. Generally lasting from about 18 to 24 months, while some may even last over 5 years. Despite their reliability, Beacons don’t actually work that hard. They let Bluetooth do all the work, and Bluetooth is incredibly energy efficient. Even with a small sized battery, it packs a good punch.
7. Beacons are not just user-friendly, they are respectful. Because Beacon requires users to Opt-in for a successful pairing. It makes a secure, friendly and respectful device for Time Attendance.
8. When Beacons are implemented with TimeTec TA in your office you can forget punch cards and access cards, all you need is your smartphone to clock in and/or out.
Try your hand at Time Beacon for Attendance using TimeTec TA mobile app and watch this video to know how easy it is to get your attendance data sorted out.