Employee Time and Attendance System (ETAS) is a low-cost, customizable
time-tracking solution for OEMs and manufacturers. The system
keypad, LCD display, and your selection of magstripe, barcode,
or biometric reader. With onboard, battery-backed local database,
the terminal supports up to 250 employees.
system also includes features for optional access control. Useful
for controlling access to a door or gate, the ETAS terminal provides a
programmable signal output which activates with each validated
and/or PIN-entry. (Door control hardware and electronics are not
included and must be provided separately.)
may also be used in dual reader applications. Dual card-readers
the use of separate card-reader devices for entry and exit.
features a number of card-reader options including barcode , proximity,
and magstripe. Modes include card-and-pin or card-only. If
desired, card-readers may be excluded, allowing the system to be used
keypad-access mode - the most economical solution.
is firmware-upgradable, allowing remote field-upgrades via
The process is initiated at the host PC and is completely automatic,
no manual intervention at the terminals themselves. There is even
built-in fail-safe recovery should a temporary power failure or
loss occur during an upgrade. If such an event occurs, the
retain upgrade capability in non-volatile memory, allowing you to
the upgrade later, once the interruption has been resolved.
uses a Ethernet TCP/IP interface for communication with a host computer
(PC). (Also allows optional RS-485 and RS-232.) Using your
Windows software or Kadtronix application software, the host computer
perform actions such as adding employees, configuring terminals,
card acces, viewing hours, etc.
access control is available for controlling access to doors and/or
The system is customizable to suit your needs.
attendance system plus host software
with dual-reader applications
door/gate access control
battery-backed employee database
application host software available
files - compatible with database & spreadsheet applications
options: magstripe, proximity, barcode, keypad-only
access mode: card-and-pin, card-only
database supports up to 250 employees
options: Ethernet, RS-485, RS-232
upgrade capability (plus fail-safe recovery)
with OEMs in mind
ETAS host software runs on a standard Windows PC and provides basic
for adding users, polling terminals, viewing employee hours, and
Advanced functions include automatic terminal detection, real-time
and manual commands.
creates CSV (comma-separated values) output files on your computer's
for easy integration with database & spreadsheet programs.
files are stored in text format, typically to the following folder on
C:\Program Files\Employee Time and Attendance\Data
spreadsheet, script, or other CSV-compatible application can access the
files directly at this location. Refer to the following sample CSV file
content representing a single day's entry for employee 10065500:
terminal with optional card-readers: barcode (left) & proximity
a specific feature or function? Unlike most time/attendance
on the market, ETAS hardware, software, and firmware can be customized
to suit your specific needs. We do customizations all the time
can accommodate your request.
host application screenshot is shown below: