Instances of kidnapping or truancy/absenteeism call for a need to ensure child safety, especially while travelling to school. In these times, it is of utmost importance to monitor your child’s whereabouts.
The SmartGate is a wireless RFID based automatic school attendance system that offers a complete Student Attendance monitoring solution. Students carry an RFID based I-Card with them during the school day. It’s simple like normal ID Card. The card is presented to the RFID reader upon entering or leaving the school premises. The RFID reader is located in a walk-through gate. As soon as the card is presented, the reader is able to identify the student, their exact location and the time. The student’s parents are immediately informed that they have arrived or left the school premises which a real-time automatic SMS. The message may take the format of, “Mum/Dad, I’ve arrived at/have left school”.
The system automatically generates daily, weekly and monthly attendance reports allowing schools to accurately monitor each individual student’s attendance. This enables clear identification of problems, which can be dealt with and rectified swiftly. There is also a daily absentee report, providing instant access to data.
The SmartGate School Attendance System is shown to improve student attendance and also significantly reduce the time spent and costs involved in manually monitoring and recording attendance details.