citrussTV Switches Over To Biometrics
2005 saw the launch of the Arab world’s first dedicated home shopping TV channel: citrussTV. The shopping channel was founded by Nicolas Bruylants and Michael Trueschler; two entrepreneurs with a vision to connect quality brands and customers through TV. Today, citrussTV enables over 380 million households across the MENA region to shop from the comfort of their own homes and serves more than 400,000 happy customers. Maintaining a TV station such as citrussTV is not an easy feat because of these two main factors: mobile employees and expensive equipments.
Installation of FingerTec R2 is fitting to citrussTV because not only can this fingerprint system ensure authorised people in accessing the TV station’s compound, it also provides details of the people accessing it for security purposes. Even though the TV station welcomes many visitors everyday, deployment of R2 provides them with the comfort of knowing that visitors will not be allowed entry easily into the station unless given the required permission. With FingerTec R2, the management can strengthen security in certain areas by imposing more than one verification methods such as fingerprint plus card or fingerprint plus PIN to selected individuals. The fact that TV station runs around the clock, Ingress can limit access of individuals based on the assigned time zones to limit access of the compound for only authorized people.