Companies You Should Know: CrucialTrak by SDM


Biometrics in access control is not a rare thing; seemingly every other week a new facial recognition or fingerprint reader device is put out onto the market. But when the CrucialTrak team won the grand prize for Best New Product at the Security Industry Association’s New Product Showcase in 2017, they knew they had created something special: the world’s first 4-in-1 touchless multi-biometric reader.

“When we won the top prize, it was a pretty big shock, just because we were unknown at that point,” said Daniel Gold, vice president of CrucialTrak. “But a lot of the competition, especially two years ago, was focused on single modality, so you saw a lot of strictly facial recognition devices or strictly iris devices or strictly fingerprint.”

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