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GCR introduces new biometric system

A new identification card launched by a Louisiana company combines biometric information with credentialing processes.
By Richard Tomkins   |   April 10, 2014 at 5:32 AM   |   Comments

NEW ORLEANS, April 10 (UPI) -- A credentialing system that combines biometrics with business automation and other components has been introduced by GCR Inc.

The system, AirportIQ Secure Credentials, features continuous validation of background, verification of the identity of aviation workers, binding of biometric and biographic information to the individual.

GCR said the system manages the entry and maintenance of identity information, prints badges, interfaces with access control systems, maintains historical information, and provides easy deployment to off-site authorized signers.

"GCR is pleased to be able to offer this new personnel credentialing and badging system to the airport industry,” said Phillip Brodt, vice president and general manager of Transportation & Security Solutions at GCR. “The significant capabilities it offers to help an organization manage the myriad operational and regulatory requirements is significant."

GCR said the systems credentialing capabilities include automatic background check interfacing with federal agencies, card issuance and management, regulatory compliance functions, a security enforcement program for recording of any rule violations by badge holders, and perimeter post access validation.

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