BioStar 2

BioStar 2 sets the new standard in security. The powerful biometric access control framework provides system integrators with the ability to easily integrate with 3rd party systems and allows software developers to build new applications and functions into BioStar 2. Accessibility to BioStar 2 and its APIs is further extended through cloud services.

BioStar 2 - Beyond the boundaries of a single system


What's New in BioStar 2

The latest BioStar 2 features enhanced usability and convenience.  For increased convenience, BioStar 2 features enhanced smart card function, automatic database backup, improved search and export functionalities. Additionally, the ability to add custom fields to user data extends the usability of BioStar 2 for various applications.

Versatile Smart Card Features

BioStar 2 now allows for the management of a user's card credentials for versatile applications.  Access on card or secure credential card mode is used to store selective information such as user information, fingerprint template, PIN, and access rules.  BioStar 2 also provides alarms and reports on smart cards that aren’t used for a long time and offers simple deactivation methods for expired users.

Improved Usability

Automatic Database backup

BioStar 2 provides an automatic database backup feature that can easily restore the database when needed.

Custom Field Functionality

Custom fields can be added as required to manage user information for enhanced usability.

Access Setting Reports

Access rules can be reported in printable format by users and doors based on current access level information.

Biometric Security Platform with

Development Flexibility

BioStar 2 is released with biggest support for developers and integrators with development flexibility for its biometric security platform.  BioStar 2 includes BioStar 2 API, a set of REST APIs, which use JSON formatted data for requests and responses for easier understanding.  Developers can now focus on developing their own solutions or applications without worrying about taking care of the little things.


Access Control Module

The Enhanced access control module of BioStar 2 includes a number of key updates. It now supports advanced access control features that allow for the designing of more complex solutions. Improved usability allows simpler allocation of users into access groups and configuration of access levels for quick deployment. The module also provides for the import/export of user groups and card IDs for extended user convenience.

Mobile Ready

BioStar 2 Mobile App makes use of BioStar 2 Cloud through API. It is designed to interact with the local BioStar 2 server through BioStar 2 API and allows users to remotely access the server and to conduct system/user operations and system monitoring anytime and anyplace. The use of BioStar 2 API maintains the security integrity of the server during remote access.

BioStar 2 Cloud Support

BioStar 2 Cloud support is built into BioStar 2. It is designed to interact with the BioStar 2 server to maintain security integrity during remote access to the server. The cloud support allows remote access to BioStar 2 server using any application utilizing BioStar 2 API or the Suprema BioStar 2 Mobile app.

Easy to Use

Automatic User Synchronization

New Additions, Deletions, and Modifications of user data on the server will be automatically

synchronized on the devices configured in the system.

Automatic Device Discovery

The feature allows the platform to detect all devices connected within the IP network for

configuration and installation.

Automatic Update Notification via Cloud

BioStar 2 receives system update notifications through the cloud service. All updates can be installed with a few simple clicks or automatically, depending on the system settings.

Simple Biometrics

Simple Deployment of Sites

The Web-server architecture significantly reduces deployment time by removing the need for software installations in client workstations.

Biometrics Ready

BioStar 2 seamlessly integrates the benefits and convenience of biometrics into the platform, for use with access control.

Enhanced Security

Encrypted Communication

Communications between the server to the client is protected by HTTPS encryption,

and communication between server to the device is protected by 256 bit AES encryption.

Encrypted Information

BioStar 2 also protects user data such as fingerprint, PIN,

and password using 256 bit encryption standards.



    Basic License Standard License
System Type Web-based Web Server
OS Windows Windows
Client  Web Browser
(Chrome, IE)
 Web Browser
(Chrome, IE)
Max. Client 100 100
Database SQLite SQLite
Server Auto Update Yes Yes
Cloud Yes Yes
Auto DB Back-up Yes Yes
Device Max. Device 1 1
Max. Slave per
(Up to 8 Fingerprint Devices)
(Up to 8 Fingerprint Devices)
RS485 Protocol OSDP Suppoorted OSDP Supported
Multi Door Control Yes Yes
Device Admin Level All/User
Config Admin
Config Admin
Auto Reconnection
to Server
Direct & Server Mode Direct & Server Mode
USB Enrollment Device BioMini BioMini
User Max. Card per User 8 8
Max. Fingerprint per User 10 10
Auto User Sync to Device Yes Yes
Access-on-Card Yes Yes
Secure Credential Yes Yes
Inactive User Report Yes Yes
Custom Fields Yes Yes
Access Group Max. Access Level 128 128
Max. Access Group 128 128
Max. Access Group per User 16 16
Auto Access Group Sync to Device Yes Yes
Access Group Report by Door/User Yes Yes
Zone Max. Zones - 100
Max. Device per Zone - 1,000 Global, 32 Local
Anti-passback Single Door APB Global, Local
Fire Alarm - Global, Local
Scheduled Unlock/Lock - Yes
Advanced Dashboard Yes Yes
Server Matching - Yes
BioStar Mobile App Support Yes
(User, Door, Monitoring,  Alarm)
(User, Door, Monitoring,  Alarm)

Compatible Devices

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