Fingerprint attendance system is an attendance management based on fingerprint as the identity symbol by using computerized device. Fingerprint system has been used by some faculties in University of Medan Area which was initially used to manage the attendance of lecturers, functionaries, and staff.
The other advantages of using fingerprint attendance system are:
- Recording the attendance time accurately
- Avoiding the lecturers, functionaries, and staff who ask others to mark their attendance which usually happens in manual attendance system
- Controlling the access of entry and exit door
- Reducing the use of paper
- Saving time and more practical
- Reducing human error