A biometric attendance terminal and its application to health programs in India

@inproceedings{Paik2010ABA,
  title={A biometric attendance terminal and its application to health programs in India},
  author={Michael Paik and Navkar Samdaria and Aakar Gupta and Julie Weber and Nupur Bhatnagar and Shelly Batra and Manish Bhardwaj and William Thies},
  booktitle={NSDR},
  year={2010}
}
Tracking attendance is a necessity in a variety of contexts in the developing world, encompassing health programs, schools, government offices, and a litany of other milieux. While electronic attendance tracking systems exist and perform their core function well, they are expensive, monolithic and offer little customizability. In this paper we describe a fingerprint-based biometric attendance system implemented using off-the-shelf components: a netbook computer, a commodity fingerprint reader… CONTINUE READING