BioStar 1

IP Access Control and Time & Attendance Software

BioStar 1 is a comprehensive access control and time & attendance management software featuring TCP/IP-based system architecture with intelligent IP devices and terminals.  It supports a wide range of third-party devices and integration with other business systems. It is the optimal solution to reduce cost while maintaining flexibility in design.


What's New in the latest BioStar 1 Update

The latest BioStar 1 update (V1.92) now provides seamless support of Suprema 2nd generation devices, namely BioStation 2, BioStation A2, BioStation L2, BioEntry W2 and Secure I/O 2. This update enables users to choose powerful new biometric terminals for their existing BioStar 1 system thereby providing extended capability, enhanced security as well as more flexibility in system design.

Distributed IP

Access Control

BioStar 1 is Suprema’s access control system based on IP connectivity and biometric security. A biometric device installed at each door works not only as a reader, but also as an intelligent controller on its own. A separate secure relay unit can be installed for additional security.

Everything Access Control

Comprehensive access control management software

BioStar 1 is a comprehensive access control management software featuring an efficient TCP/IP-based system architecture with intelligent IP readers. It supports a wide choice of third-party devices and integrations with other security systems, which makes it the best solution in cost reduction and flexibility in design.

  • User Management
  • Access Management
  • Door Management
  • Lift Management
  • Visual Map Interface
  • Zone Management
  • Device Management
  • IP Camera & NVR Integration

Scalability and Expandability

BioStar 1 features a multi-level license to support implementations and projects of all sizes.

BioStar Standard Edition

BioStar 1 SE offers a powerful and comprehensive access control platform for full-scale applications. The SE version controls up to 512 access control devices with IP camera/NVR integration, anti-passback, muster zone, e-mail notification and visual map features.

BioStar Basic

BioStar 1 Basic is the ideal platform for small to medium-sized enterprises. The system covers up to 20 devices and supports integrations with various database systems, event monitoring, T&A management and reporting features.

BioStar Lite

BioStar Lite is a device-embedded, web-based access control management software supporting up to 10 devices with one-door anti-passback. The simple user interface and the synchronization with sub-devices make the system operation easier than ever.

BioStar VideoPhone

BioStar VideoPhone is an IP-based video intercom software replacing an analogue video phone. Incorporated with Suprema readers such as the FaceStation, the application will allow the operator to see who is at the door and grant access, if approved.

Time and Attendance Features

BioStar 1 Standard Edition includes features that allow administrators to define time categories, shifts, daily schedules and holidays. With the supported Time & Attendance features, BioStar can enforce the workforce to comply with check-in and check-out procedures, restrict access to off-duty personnel and report attendance data. BioStar’s Time & Attendance features give administrators the ability to generate various kinds of reports.


  • Work Hour Calculations
  • Shift Management
  • Reporting
  • Holiday and Leave Management
  • In/Out Board



    BioStar 1 BE BioStar 1 SE
System License Free USB Dongle
  System Architecture Client/Server Client/Server
  Operating System Windows Windows
  DB MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle
  Server Matching - Yes
  Max. Device 20 512
  User Import/Export USB, CSV USB, CSV
  Concurrent Client PC 2 32
Access Control Time Schedule 128 128
  Access Group/Level 128 128
  Max Access Group per User 4 4
  Max Fingerprints per User 5 to 10 5 to 10
  Door 20 512
  Template on Card Yes Yes
  Device Administrator User property User property
  Zone - APB, Entrance limit, Alarm, Access, Fire alarm, Muster
  Email Notification - Yes
  Roll Call _ Yes
  Visual Map - Yes
  Event Monitoring Yes Yes
  IP Camera - Yes
  NVR Integration - Yes
  Lift Management - Yes
Time & Attendance Work Time Calculation Yes Yes
  Holiday/Leave Management Yes Yes
  Report Yes Yes
  In/Out Board - Yes

Compatible Devices

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