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Founded in Venice, California in 1965, Gold's Gym rapidly became the center for the development of training techniques and nutritional concepts that formed the foundation for the modern fitness revolution.

Today, Gold’s Gym has over 700 facilities across the globe, of which 65 are located in India. Its first Indian branch was set up at Nepean Sea Road, Mumbai in 2002. Currently at each location in India they have more than 2,000 members enrolled to utilize their services like: Personal Training, Spinning Studio, Massages, Steam Room and many more. 

Gold Gym facilities are equipped with expensive gym equipment, and hence, controlling access was of prime importance for them. However, they wanted a biometric access control system for their members only, which would them to utilize the gym’s facilities. A fingerprint based access control system was required which could enroll the fingerprint image of all its members. At every location, Gold’s Gym has a membership base of approximately 2,000 members which they expect to escalate quickly. At every location, Gold Gym has a membership base of approximately 2,000 members 

Fingerprint Image

The basic requirement of the fitness station was to allow access only to valid members, on the basis of their fingerprint image. Another requirement was to grant its members access to the premises only for the duration of their membership. Further, integrating the existing Tally software (wherein they store all their membership details) with access control software was also mandatory for Gold’s Gym.

Matrix' comprehensive solution provided access to members using their fingerprint image. At every facility of Gold’s Gym, fingerprint based biometric door controllers were installed to monitor access. This allowed entry only to valid members. In addition, the respective member’s photograph is displayed on the monitoring window when he/she accesses the door. At every facility of Gold’s Gym, fingerprint based biometric door controllers were installed to monitor access

Cosec Panel Lite

COSEC software is installed to perform the functions related to system admin like enrolling members, maintaining the member’s database, assigning time duration of membership and generating reports. All 2,000 members could now be configured under a single door controller by utilising COSEC PANEL LITE. Integration of their existing Tally software with Matrix COSEC system was also offered to Gold’s Gym. This helped them transfer their existing member’s database automatically to the COSEC system.

Results 

  • Access allowed for valid members only
  • Access to gym’s facilities provided only till membership lasts
  • Membership renewal notifications sent to members
  • Block access of members upon completion of membership
  • Accurate and customized access reports
  • Enhanced security at the premises

 

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