Access Control


Softwin_3 Access Control Software packages have been designed to cater for a wide variety of access control requirements ranging from a single door installation to enterprise systems comprising of hundreds of doors.

Some of the features of Softwin_3 packages include:

  • User friendly but comprehensive card data management facilities
  • Multiple-site management with full site replication using distributed server technology
  • Graphic user interface in a form of client-customizable drawings depicting specific real site environment
  • Ease of integration to external third party products like T&A systems, CCTV, LPR etc
  • Flexible and customizable reporting facility using Crystal Reporting tools
  • Simplified database management using MS-Access for small to medium installations, and more advanced database management facilities using SQL for larger enterprise solutions
  • Enhanced system set-up editors which allow a wide variety of site requirements
  • Integrated biometric template management for Morpho (Sagem) and Handkey II biometric technologies.
  • Fully scalable from small stand-alone system to a large enterprise solution
  • Ability to design and produce full colour ID labels with photographs using the Cardmaker function.

Vending


Softcon’s SCS-Vending module offers a cashless vending management solution to companies that do have vending machines installed in their premises and would prefer to use cards or Biometric tecnology instead of physical cash to buy drinks and other vended necessities.

The hardware and software has been designed to accommodate the most commonly used protocols used by vending machines world-wide, which includes among others snack machines, coffee machines, soda fountains and cold drink vending machines from different manufacturers.

This software module can be added as a client service to an existing Softwin_3 access control installation or can be provided as a system on its own.

Point of Sale (POS)


Softcon’s SCS-POS module offers a cashless canteen management solution to those companies that do have to manage their own canteens. This software module can be added as a client service to an existing Softwin_3 access control installation or can be provided as a system on its own. SCS-POS module allows for the following:

  • Design of canteen menu items and prices
  • Includes cash-on and cash-up functions and pre-loaded cash option using the Softcon cash-loader unit
  • Can accommodate pre-loaded credit, meal tokens, free meals or even cash purchases if required.
  • Utilizes pre-existing Softwin_3 card database where installed as a client service to an existing Softwin_3 access control system, eliminating the need for re-capturing of data for the canteen management system
  • Provides detailed reports with audit trial for canteen management purposes
 

Parking Point of Sale


Softcon’s SCS-PPOS module offers a cashless parking management solution to those companies that do have to manage their own parking, whether it is for internal use or casual parking by external paying public. This software module can be added as a client service to an existing Softwin_3 access control installation or can be provided as a system on its own .SCS-PPOS module allows for the following:

  • Design of parking fares based on time spent on parking site
  • Facility for lost card or free parking control
  • Can be combined with access control for resident parkers
  • Provides detailed reports with audit trial for parking management purposes
  • Includes cash-on and cash-up functions

This solution is ideal for a small company that has a parking facility that is used to generate income through allowing access to parking for the general public, patrons and/or staff alike.