Ingersoll Rand inks distribution agreement with Feedback Data for biometric hand geometry reader

November 4, 2013 - 

Ingersoll Rand has announced a new partnership with Feedback Data in regards to the sale of Ingersoll’s HandPunch biometric reader.

Specifically, the HandPunch uses hand geometry to identify users and is often deployed for as a form of workforce management and access control.

Feedback Data is a UK-based manufacturer and distributer of time and attendance terminals – used particularly for workforce management.

“We are very pleased to be working with such an established time and attendance manufacturer as Feedback Data,” Paul Taylor, UK Sales Leader EAC of Ingersoll Rand said. “As companies look to better manage labor costs and improve operational efficiencies, automating time and attendance management is a key area for direct cost savings. Through our partnership with Feedback Data, we will be able to share our biometric solutions with a wider audience and pro-actively develop the time and attendance marketplace.”

Reported previously, earlier this year, Ingersoll launched a new HandPunch geometry scanner which includes a built-in heater to improve sample acquisition in harsh environments.

“We pride ourselves on being able to provide the latest in time and attendance technology,” Mark Bird, managing director of Feedback Data said. “By working closely with Ingersoll Rand, we will be offering a system which provides benefits over other biometric systems through the use of hand geometry and, if deployed properly, can deliver a payback of less than nine months.”

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