LIBCON - Patron Traffic Counter

From long & manual paper registers to digital information

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LIBCON - Patron Traffic Counter (PTC) is the Latest offering from CELECT under Library Convergence Portfolio. Not only will PTC helps you to replace the paper registers placed at Entry / Exit locations with the electronic authentication device, it will also ensure that you get real time reports.

The system can directly be integrated with your existing Identity methods of Smart Cards, Biometrics or Barcode.

In case the library does not have an existing Identity infrastructure, LIBCON can provide all type of Identity Management Solutions.

Identification methods in LIBCON - Patron Traffic Counter:

  • Barcodes
  • QR Codes
  • Smart Cards
  • Biometrics
  • Facial Recognition

Why should a library track its patrons & usage?

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  • Is your library using paper registers to make the inward and outward entries in the library?
  • Are you a public library and need to have certain control over the usage of your resources within the library?
  • Do you keep on looking for data for library usage statistics for your NAAC compliance / reporting?

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If your answer is 'Yes' to any of the above questions then LIBCON Patron Traffic Counter is your solution.

Features of LIBCON - Patron Traffic Counter (PTC)

  • PTC system automates process of Patron IN and OUT entries with touch & GO interface
  • PTC system automates the MIS and analysis process
  • Provides secure system access using Barcodes, QR codes, Smart Cards, Biometrics or face recognition technologies
  • It enables the library to get the information of who is using the library and for how much time
  • The reporting is available department / category wise
  • For public libraries it enables fair usage policy so that the library admin can be intimated if there is misuse of the library resources.
  • Paperless environment, complete workflow management & minimal manpower intervention
  • Pay library fine directly from PTC *

LIBCON - Patron Traffic Counter

Solution Features:

The system is proposed to have additional feature of fine payment terminal in near future.

LMS Integration

PTC does not need any specific data integration with your existing LMS. Just export a csv file from your LMS with 3-4 data fields and import the same csv into PTC system. That’s it. The system is ready to Go Live.

KOHA Compliant

If you are using KOHA as your LMS, then the data transfer is much more faster. The system can be configure to take the Patron Data directly form the KOHA system. Further the reporting links can also be directly plugged into the KOHA interface.

Digital Signage

PTC can be configured to display CELECT Digital Signage System whenever it is in idle mode. The configuration of the timelines and the setup of the Digital Signage System is readily available in the PTC Software.