Business plan for a provider of access control systems based on fingerprints
Tutor / director / evaluatorOlivella Nadal, Jordi
Document typeMaster thesis
Rights accessOpen Access
This master thesis consist on a business plan that describes a technology business idea planning to make an access and time attendance control service based on fingerprints through a remote system. The main characteristics of this product are a low cost system and low installation impact on client's premises, respect to existing systems on biometric market. Although some of main competitors are beginning to offer more portable and wireless technology devices, there is a market gap to cover, taking a low cost and a easy installation as core values to apply this technology in different sectors, in order to offer a good value for money ratio product to attract potential clients who intend to use biometric systems (associated with a high security, economic cost and installation impact) respect traditional access and time attendance control technologies as magnetic cards, passwords usage..etc. The aim is to provide a product to attract clients requiring these services in environments where previously this wasn't considered for their high cost and installation impact to realize shifts control and other complementary functions as authentication for a photocopier usage, meeting rooms access...etc. Therefore the product offered is not focused in offering a high security system for critical environments like an airport for example, but it's directed to those environments where the purpose is to make a flexible and economical access and/or time attendance control, providing an optimal security level through a low-cost fingerprint system with low impact in their installation (easy installation in client premises to the system work) that can be consulted through an Internet connection. The objective of this thesis is to develop a business plan, where it's seeking a business opportunity that implies a technological analysis to offer a profitable solution for a company capable of performing the requirements described, taking into account all intermediate steps to get there. Finally, after analyzing all important parameters of a business plan evaluation, we can say that it's a profitable business idea.