External Buzzer or Siren Connections for Door Open Notification

For the safety or requirement of an industry, door always needs to be closed or else, it will risk intrusion, damage or loss of a product or an environment. For example, the storehouse storing valuable things, a server room where the temperature needs to be maintained, the dust-free rooms and etc. Hence, the clarity of knowing that the room is always need to be closed neatly is mandatory. By adding a buzzer or an alarm on the door, this purpose can be achieved.
1- The buzzer or siren can be installed next to the person who is in charge for the room or space where maybe the person desk or office far from that.
2- A loud buzzer or siren can be used for large or noisy environment

Wiring Diagrams
Below is the example of connection using the AdapTec Plus when using 12VDC buzzer/siren

Below is the example connection using the AdapTec Plus using 240VDC buzzer/siren

Installation Example

Note: If some of the screenshots or steps viewed here are different from the ones in the current system, this is due to our continuous effort to improve our system from time to time. Please notify us at info@timeteccloud.com, we will update it as soon as possible. 

Event Push Notification to Ingress Mobile

To have more convenient and efficient monitoring process, Ingress software provides push notification to mobile for admins/supervisors. With this feature, the users will be able to get notification via the mobile application when there are specific events happening at the devices.

1. Setting in Ingress software
You will need to select the types of incident which will trigger the push notification. Go to System Settings > Alarm > Edit > Add.

** Please be reminded that Standalone Device and Ingressus controller have different events. 
Please choose according to the device models.

Next, proceed to tick the option ‘Send Push Notification to Mobile’ and select the recipients (Ingress users). Lastly, save the settings.

2. Setting in Ingress Mobile
Next, please download and install the latest Ingress Mobile application from the Play Store or the App Store according to your mobile operating system.

Open the Ingress Mobile apps, enter the server IP address and port accordingly to connect to your Ingress server.

Upon login,  please make sure the push notification is allowed for this Ingress Mobile App.
If all the above is setup correctly, the notification should be able to be sent to recipients via this Ingress Mobile App.

For example, an event ‘Invalid ID’ and ‘Disconnected’ have been triggered. Hence, the Ingress mobile being logged in with a specific Ingress user account will receive the notification.

3. Event Triggered in Ingress software

4. Ingress Mobile Notification

Note: If some of the screenshots or steps viewed here are different from the ones in the current system, this is due to our continuous effort to improve our system from time to time. Please notify us at info@timeteccloud.com, we will update it as soon as possible.

TCMSv3 Release Note v2.2.1.8

For this month, FingerTec has released TCMSv3 software v2.2.1.8 which adds 19 new features and
17 bugs fixes to enhance the user experience when using TCMSv3 Software.

New Features and Enhancements: 

1.       Added Import File for Report / Export Scheduler

2.       Added Reset Last Attendance Log Downloaded in Batch Device Operation
3.       Added File Mode for Attendance Details and Summary in Export Scheduler

4.       Added which department can be assign when import user from USB

5.       Added new export field In / Out for Export Audit Data Type 2

6.       Remove Transaction Log for selected devices

7.       Added search user for user duty planner

8.       Revamp UI for Export User To USB

9.       Revamp Total in Attendance Sheet

10.   Added selection group by Group Duty Roster / Department in User Duty Planner

11.   Enhance Device Listing Report

12.   Added User Listing Report group by Group Duty Roster

13.   Added default User ID when add new user

14.   Added recommend First & Last Rounding time range for weekly and daily schedule

15.Added Attendance Summary Report sort by workrate.

16.   Added Modify UI in System Settings Attendance and Device tab to fit small screen resolution.

17.   Added date range in ETC report

18.   Added device selection field to purge audit data from selected device only
19.   Added password verification when username and password authentication is disable in 
System Settings.

Bug Fixed
1. Fixed Categorize record by Selected/Unselected, and sort matched record on top of the list during
2. Fixed incorrect device connection status
3. Fixed User tree not update after import user from file
4. Fixed unable to import leave type without description
5. Fixed incorrect shortage calculation when applied deduct no of hours for break time from flexi
6. Fixed failed to display date in Hijri calendar
7. Fixed duplicate existing users display after download and assigned to a new deparment
8. Fixed no history for export scheduler when login without username and password
9. Fixed no record found for Data Audit List Type 2
10. Fixed incorrect result after drag and drop user in department treeview
11. Fixed unable to save shift 3 in Group Duty Roster
12. Fixed incorrect windows title when browse for file in Import From File
13. Fixed unable to display User Duty Planner new roster if PayClass is enabled
14. Fixed failed to display date of the added holiday when selected with Hijri calendar
15. Fixed failed to display duty planner after change different calendar format
16. Fixed incorrect Hijri date for "Last Generated On" in Report Scheduler and Export Scheduler
17. Fixed incorrect end date range displayed in Electronic Time Card report generated from Report Scheduler

How to Export and Import Roster from TimeTec TA Easily with Excel files

TimeTec TA is a cloud-based attendance system designed for companies of different sizes. To ease the updates of a large number of employees into rosters, import from Excel file is recommended. Hence, users can modify the data and information of the user roster by exporting it using an Excel file without having to access multiple modules in TimeTec TA.

1.   Login to TimeTec TA with your admin account, then go to SCHEDULE > Customise User Duty Roster. Click edit to make changes to the selected settings.

2.    From Customise User Duty Roster module, you may see all the listed schedules by clicking on ( < ) icon on the right page for references.

3.  Click Export  > select Year and Month you wish to export > Select user > (confirm) to start exporting User Duty Roster

4.   Exporting of user file roster information can be done per organisation chart to make the process easier and more organized. The users can be viewed in an organization structure, following the steps below:

5.    Inside the Excel file you can see the user information in TimeTec User ID, year, month and days.

6.    The import file starts with "user ID" "year" "month" followed by “day type (W – workday, R – restday, O – offday and H – holiday) > schedule number”.

* (Note: Leave Type must be same as specified in TimeTec TA)

7.    Next, to import the edited User Roster file into TimeTec TA, go to SCHEDULE > Customise User Duty Roster > Import.

8.    Browse the edited Excel file and click Confirm to complete the process.

Note: If some of the screenshots or steps viewed here are different from the ones in the current system, this is due to our continuous effort to improve our system from time to time. Please notify us at info@timeteccloud.com, we will update it as soon as possible.

Leave Types Setup in TimeTec TA

These features are available in TimeTec TA, and it will make it easier for the admin to record staff who are taking leave via TimeTec TA. Every organization has its own set of leaves that employees are entitled for such as an annual leave, medical leave and etc.  By default, any no-show record on a workday will be defined as an ‘absent’. Therefore, if you are taking leaves, it has to be recorded accordingly. While leave feature is available in TimeTec TA, it is recommended that clients subscribe to TimeTec Leave for a more comprehensive leave features and functions.

1)        Setup a leave type & multi-layer leave
2)        How to use leave type in TimeTec TA
3)        How leave types are reflected in reports

1)        Setup a leave type & multi-layer leave

At homepage, click Company > choose Leave type

At the new Window, to add Leave type > click ‘+’ Add button at the top right corner.

Fill up a Leave type in the empty field e.g. Annual Leave. You can set a Leave code for leave type e.g. AL stand for Annual Leave. After you are done with the configuration, click Save.

Some of the allowances will be deducted from other leave allowances. In order to do multi-layer leave, Emergency Leave allowance for example, will be deducted from the Annual Leave. Click the Add button at leave type you want to deduct from main leave type.

After that, fill up Leave name and Leave code. Click Save once done.

This is the result for the multi-layer leave.

2)        How to use leave type in TimeTec TA

As an admin, you need to know the staff who are taking leave and you need to manually update the records in the system. To update a leave type at a roster and a schedule, please follow the below steps accordingly.

At homepage, click Schedule and choose Customize user duty roster

At  a new Window for roster of the staff, you can choose Date that the staff is taking leave. For example, an employee apply for a leave on 13th June.

At a pop up Window, change the schedule to Leave if staff on leave or Holiday.

If you choose a Leave, the Leave type column will automatically turn yellow and you can choose the leave type that has been created before.

After you are  done with configuration, click Save & generate.

*You can click save only but this settings/configuration will not be reflected in the report. Hence, you must generate attendance manually to get the settings/configuration set in the reports 
When you change Schedule to Holiday, the leave type column will turn  blue and you need to fill type of holiday, for example Wesak Day. After you are done configuring, click Save & generate.

*This step is required if you do not import holiday into the system
After click Save & generate, and the system will assist you to generate attendance.
After attendance has been generated, roster will change accordingly.

3)        How leave types are reflected in reports

Displayed general user attendance records are comprised of users clocking activities including calculated work time, breaks, overtime and work hour shortage, in a chosen date range. This report also contains a summary of attendance, tardiness and leave taken by selected users.

At homepage, click Report > Attendance Listing > Electronic Time Card

At a new window, you can filter by User ID, name and organization structure. Tick the staff you want after filtration.
After you are done configuring the settings, click Submit
This is an example of the report

Note: If any of the screenshots or steps in this manual are different from the current system, it is due to our continuous effort to improve our system from time to time. Please notify us at info@timeteccloud.com. We will update it as soon as possible.