Control Module Introduces WiFi Capabilities for Its Genus Line of Terminals

Includes Support for WEP and WPA, Important Security Standards for Wireless LANs

ENFIELD, Conn., July 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Control Module (, the leading biometric workforce management and data collection technology provider, announced today the addition of wireless LAN functionality for its Genus line of terminals. As such, CMI's Genus I and Genus II terminals can now be connected to a company's systems using the 802.11 wireless access standard.

As organizations look to upgrade their technology systems, it often becomes difficult to rewire their facilities. The use of wireless LAN functionality eliminates the need for costly and intrusive Ethernet cable runs. Expanded wireless connectivity to Genus increases customer options to provide the most flexible and cost-effective workforce management terminals, with the greatest ROI available on the market today.

"CMI has always understood that two key drivers of customer satisfaction are ease of use and choice," said Jana Moak, President & CEO, Control Module. "The addition of 802.11 functionality to our Genus line of terminals provides our customers with the industry's best solution: easy to deploy, flexible and customizable terminals that meet each customer's unique needs."

CMI's flagship line of Genus terminals are Java programmable offering customers the ability to easily customize workforce management and data collection applications to meet their unique needs. They are the only workforce management devices that serve as Internet appliances, and can communicate anywhere on the Internet, via a Web services model. This enables CMI's terminals to seamlessly integrate into a variety of back-end databases, including HRMS, ERP, accounting and payroll. CMI's Genus terminals have created -- for the first time -- the ability for companies to realize the maximum potential of their workforce management hardware, by offering a powerful interface to connect highly customized applications and the databases that fuel them.

About Control Module

Control Module ( is the leading biometric workforce management and data collection technology provider, offering leading edge solutions for enabling the secure automation of time and attendance and access control. With over 30 years of experience, an installed base of over 200,000 data collection devices world-wide, continuous financial growth and a strong history of innovation, Control Module delivers workforce management technology to companies around the world, including 160 of the Fortune 500, as well as small-to-medium sized enterprises across a variety of industries.


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