February 2008

Hi,

Finally, the much requested Biometric fingerprint Scanner support for BePunctual is now released. Say goodbye to buddy punching!

Click on a topic below to find out the details…

What’s New

  1. BePunctual now supports fingerprint punch in/out
  2. BePunctual High Quality Biometric Fingerprint Scanner
  3. Visitors sign in data now available in BePunctual Server
  4. Employee photos can now be stored in BePunctual
  5. How to backup your BePunctual Data
  6. Make BePunctual works for you with custom development services
  7. What’s Next

1. BePunctual now supports fingerprint punch in/out

BePunctual now supports fingerprint punch in/out on the BePunctual Group Punch Station and Staff Punch Station software.

In order for an employee to punch in/out using his fingerprints, his fingerprints has to be enrolled into the BePunctual Server software.

Employee fingerprints can be enrolled into the BePunctual Server software at the server computer, or at another computer running the new BePunctual Biometric Fingerprint Enroller software. Fingerprint enrolled in the BePunctual Biometric Fingerprint Enroller software can then be imported into the BePunctual Server software.

To configure for fingerprint punch in only, simply enable the option in the punch station software -> Settings -> Punch Options.

The following new versions are required for fingerprint punch in support:

  • BePunctual Server 4.0
  • BePunctual Group Punch Station 2.0
  • BePunctual Staff Punch Station 2.0

You can download the latest versions of the software at:

http://www.aquariussoft.com/bepunctual/download.asp

2. BePunctual High Quality Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

After spending much time testing various fingerprint scanners, we have chosen a very high quality, durable and reliable fingerprint scanner to go with BePunctual. This will reduce much problems associated with low quality fingerprint scanners.

Unlike other low quality scanners, BePunctual Biometric Fingerprint Scanner has the following useful features:

  • Produce high quality and accurate scans
  • Wet finger proof
  • Oily finger proof
  • Long 2M USB 2.0 cable for convenience
  • Hard casing for high durability

For more information, click BePunctual Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

3. Visitors sign in data now available in BePunctual Server

BePunctual Server software now lets you view visitor sign in/out data on its Punch Data page.

You can now easily access any visitor’s visit history.

This feature is available in BePunctual Server version 4.0.

4. Employee photos can now be stored in BePunctual

You can now store a photo of your employee in BePunctual Server -> Setup -> Staffs -> Edit -> General

This feature is available in BePunctual Server version 4.0.

We will support printing of employee photo pass in upcoming release.

5. How to Backup your BePunctual data
Please be reminded to backup your BePunctual data regularly.

You can do this via BePunctual Server -> Setup -> Options -> Backup -> Backup -> Backup Data

6. Make BePunctual works for you with custom development services

Every company has its own attendance and payroll rules, formula and needs. As such, BePunctual will not be able to support every company requirements.

We do however provide custom development services to help you make BePunctual works exactly as your company needs it to be.

Just email us your requirements and we will provide you with a quote for the service according to the requirement and time required to develop the custom modules for you.

7. What’s Next

We have done Employee….we have done for Visitors…next will be for Students.

The upcoming BePunctual will support marking and tracking of student attendance.

Stay tuned!

Do help us spread the word of BePunctual.

Thank you and good day!
Robin
Aquarius Soft

Employee fingerprints can be enrolled into the BePunctual Server software at the server computer, or at another computer running the new BePunctual Biometric Fingerprint Enroller software. Fingerprint enrolled in the BePunctual Biometric Fingerprint Enroller software can then be imported into the BePunctual Server software