Sigma Lite: innovating biometric security for modern needs

Article 104 : Sigma Lite: innovating biometric security for modern needs

The Sigma Lite by IDEMIA is a well-established biometric reader known for its robustness and efficiency. For nearly a decade, Sigma Lite has been meeting the evolving security needs of businesses with its advanced fingerprint technology and versatile design.

Advanced biometric technology for enhanced security

Sigma Lite stands out with its sophisticated biometric capabilities. Leveraging IDEMIA’s world-renowned fingerprint technology, it ensures rapid and accurate user identification. With a capacity to manage up to 30,000 fingerprint templates and 250,000 user IDs, Sigma Lite supports a comprehensive list of authorized users. Its optical sensor, certified by FBI PIV IQS, enables 1:10,000 user matching within one second, ensuring security without compromising speed.

Key technical features

  • Storage capacity: 1 million transaction logs.
  • Identification speed: 1 second for 1:10,000 users.
  • Sensor: FBI PIV IQS certified optical fingerprint sensor.
  • Anti-fraud features: Fake finger detection and duress finger functionality.

Robust design for various environments

Sigma Lite’s design is both tough and adaptable, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. With an IP65 rating for intrusion protection and IK08 for impact resistance, it is built to withstand harsh conditions. Whether it is installed on glass or aluminum door mullions, turnstiles, or server room doors, Sigma Lite’s compact form ensures it fits into narrow spaces without compromising performance.

Durability and ease of installation

  • Ingress protection: IP65 rated.
  • Impact resistance: IK08 rated.
  • Compatibility: Works with existing systems using MorphoManager or MIK SDK.
  • Power options: Supports 12V-24V DC and Power over Ethernet (PoE).

Versatile and reliable for business needs

Sigma Lite’s flexibility extends to its card reader options, supporting Prox®, iClass®, and MIFARE®/DESFire®/NFC technologies. This variety allows businesses to choose the best fit for their specific security requirements. Additionally, its user-friendly features, such as an embedded web server for on-device enrollment and configuration, make it a practical choice for modern security infrastructures.

Additional technical specifications

  • Operating system: Linux.
  • CPU: ARM® Cortex™-A9 core 1GHz.
  • Memory: 512MB Flash, 512MB RAM.
  • Network/Communication: Ethernet, RS485, USB, optional Wi-Fi.
  • Operating conditions: Temperature range of -20°C to 55°C, and humidity range of 10% to 80% (non-condensing).
  • Dimensions and weight: 156x68x62 mm, weighing 280 grams.

Strategic benefits of Sigma Lite

Integrating Sigma Lite into your security strategy provides numerous advantages. Its high-capacity storage, rapid identification, and robust design make it a reliable choice for businesses looking to enhance their security measures. Furthermore, the device’s ease of installation and maintenance ensures minimal disruption during upgrades or integration with existing systems.

Sigma Lite is a proven solution in the biometric security market, offering a blend of advanced technology, durability, and flexibility. By adopting Sigma Lite, businesses can ensure they are equipped with a secure, efficient, and future-proof security system. IDEMIA’s continued innovation in fingerprint technology guarantees that Sigma Lite remains at the forefront of biometric security solutions.