HandNet® for Windows by Ingersoll-Rand Security Technologies

Product name:

HandNet® for Windows

Product version:


Product type:

Middleware, Biometrics Performance Monitoring

Biometric modality/type:

Hand Geometry

Biometric sample acquisition sensor type:

Supported products: HK-2-F3, ID3D-R / RW

Intended applications:

  • Physical Access Control
  • Time and Attendance
  • Vendor specified: Manufacturing, Grocery, Healthcare, Hospitality, Restaurants, Retail

Product description:

HandNet for Windows is a user-friendly interface that lets you control and monitor a network of HandKey readers simply and easily. With just one comprehensive program you can monitor activity and alarms on all readers, and control the access of each user.
  • Automatic hand template management allows template distribution from the HandKey used for enrollment to other HandKey devices, eliminating the need for a user to be enrolled at every device.
  • Independent door control capability with no need for access control panel.
  • Monitor multiple remote sites right from your desktop PC.
  • Remote enrollment enables new users to be enrolled without physically going to the HandKey.
  • Assign temporary access to selected users by specifying a user’s start and stop days and times.
  • Manage archive activity to keep old information available for reports.
  • Manage alarms for additional security.

List of applied/complied/received standards, certification programs, awards, or conducted independent testing, monitoring, reporting, and reviews:

  • Supported Communications: RS232, RS485, Ethernet, Modem RS232, RS485, Ethernet

Availability of Return on Investment (ROI) analysis and calculator:


Selected list of use cases and customers:


Ingersoll-Rand Security Technologies

Company business type/role:

Sensor manufacturer, Algorithm developer, Device manufacturer

Geographical reach in terms of sales and support:


Selected list of partners/resellers/distributors:


Company website:


Product website:


Social Media channels:

LinkedIn , News , Youtube Channel

Product demo, case study, or any other video or audio link:


About Babak Goudarzi Pour
Babak is co-founder and CEO of Optimum Biometric Labs (OBL) since its inception in 2003. Babak has served as the Chairman of the Swedish National Biometric Association, SNBA, since its inception in 2004. He also works as Swedish technical expert in the international standardization work ISO/IEC/JTC 1/SC 37. Babak holds a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Signal Processing and Telecommunications from Blekinge Institute of Technology.

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