Depending on where you have been lately, you may have come across a couple of fingerprint readers. Retail computers have these installed to ensure only employees can operate them. Other fingerprint readers can be used to track employee hours. But the core benefit of this technology is to identify someone without error; a way that cannot be faked or bypassed. The technology is officially named "biometric" (life + metric, or measurement). And as far as access control equipment is concerned, consumers can now purchase a biometric fingerprint door lock for home use. Think of the heightened security and convince you could afford yourself with a fingerprint security door lock installed as your home's main door lock. No one can pick the lock; there is no keyhole to rake. Recently various models have emerged, giving the buyer choices when choosing a fingerprint security door lock. When choosing a biometric fingerprint door lock, the main focus can be on features, since the price points are nearly the same. Along with having the standard features for access control equipment, many fingerprint locks are also, a true wireless access system . Some are coming out of the factory app-friendly. So along with having the security of your fingerprint, your door lock can now be used in conjunction with your phone. In addition, many biometric door locks alert the lock as you approach with a fob, automatically opening the door. Therefore, you can use the fingerprint system for when you are away for an extended time. But for day to day use, use the other features that bring your home security into the 21st century, with a wireless access system .