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I had a lengthy conference call this morning with a client regarding one of our applications. At the heart of the matter was the elimination of touch points for their timeclock software. The current software (basically a cloud-based SPA that runs out of a Click-Once browser control) was designed to work on their existing touchscreen POS terminals.

Now they want to go touchless by using fixed scanners for id badges. (for both their POS (another vendor) and our app) For the most part, the app is pretty simple:
0: Enter a PIN (already works with scanner, no problem)
1: Once PIN is validated, choose an option (Cancel, View Schedule, Clock In/Out/Lunch (depending on current status))
2: Take appropriate action and return to the PIN screen.

I've just started thinking about this and so far have come to the conclusion that I will need to add a 'scanner mode' that basically eliminates the choices in step 1...either you're in or you're out and the appropriate action gets triggered automatically and back to 0 for the next one...they should be able to take it out of 'scanner mode' if they want the options back and feel brave.

Now to come up with a time/expense guesstimate and multiply it by 3 for the quote. Smile | :)

The customer now needs to order around 400 scanners and spend the summer getting them setup and ready. Luckily, I don't have to be involved in that part of things.

So, is this touchless movement just a passing fad, or is it here to stay? Will this now create a shortage of continuous mode scanners? (likely built in a very large country in Asia!)

It seems pointless Laugh | :laugh: when you consider all the public touchpoints out there...ATMs, debit/credit card readers at the local bodega, gas pumps, door handles, etc. Perhaps eventually, we'll all handle transactions by scanning a tattoo or embedded chip.
"Go forth into the source" - Neal Morse

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