Fingerprint door locks are the most common when it comes to biometric types of modern locks. It scans fingerprints of the allowed person to gain access to your home or office. This is a good way to keep track of the people coming in and out of your premises.
Similar to other digital locks, it removes the hassle of lockouts due to lost keys. It is convenient but you need to have the right assistance when it comes to its installation, repair and maintenance. In that case, you can count on us C&D Locksmith.
We provide a full range of locksmith services for fingerprint door locks. Our lock experts will evaluate your home or office to recommend the suitable type to install in your premises.
What is a biometric door lock?
This is an advanced digital keyless lock which scans one part of your body to activate the lock. The typical physical things to scan in a biometric lock includes your fingerprint, iris, voice, or face recognition.
It provides an efficient way to monitor the people gaining access to certain sections of your building or house.
Can smart door locks be hacked?
There are downsides for all types of smart door locks, but with the right precautions and professional locksmith, you are able to make things right. The typical cause for hacking with smart door locks is the recklessness of the user to use the internet and his Bluetooth mechanism.
Nevertheless, smart door locks are highly functional and secure for their purpose. If you need further assistance, our lock experts are here 24/7 to help you.
Are biometric door locks secure?
Like any other locks, there is still a downside when it comes to biometric locks such as failing to recognize your fingerprint. However, we only offer high-quality biometric locks with a very minimal failure rate of scanning and detection.
We recommend that you choose a biometric lock which has two or three backup system activation. These backup activations include pin codes, physical key, and an RFID keycard.
How does a fingerprint lock work?
It works with similar electronic locks where it requires an electrical signal to activate the lock. The electrical signal is produced when the correct fingerprint is scanned.
Oftentimes, when there is a detection failure of the thumbprint, a mechanical key or digital keypad is there as a backup. Once you place your thumb on the optical scanner, your fingerprint will be scanned. If it is the right fingerprint, the device will send an electrical impulse to activate and unlock the door.
What happens when biometrics is locked?
When your biometric system is locked, check for its backup system such as a mechanical key or keypad where you can encode the pin code to unlock it.
If you need further assistance for the installation, repair, or maintenance of your fingerprint door locks, don’t hesitate to call C&D Locksmith. We offer 24/7 locksmith services around the area.
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