Available BioStar 2 Version: V2.9.4 or above
Available BioStar 2 Device SDK Version: V2.9.4 or above
Available Suprema G-SDK Version: V1.6.0 or above
In November 2023, Suprema introduces a new fingerprint recognition device, BioStation 2a (BS2A). BioStation 2a not only supports a wide range of RFID cards depending on the model but also supports improved fingerprint authentication performance and Suprema Mobile Access function through BLE.
1. Supported User Credentials
|Fingerprint||RFID||Mobile Access Card|
|RFID||EM, MIFARE, MIFARE Plus, DESFire EV1/EV2||EM, MIFARE, MIFARE Plus, DESFire EV1/EV2, HID Prox, iCLASS SE/SR/Seos|
|Suprema Mobile Access||BLE (Android, iOS)|
|[BioStar 2] How to Use Suprema Mobile Access|
|Max. Credential (1:1)||500,000|
|Max. Credential (1:N)||100,000||Fingerprint|
|Live Fingerprint Detection||Supported||Support Live Finger Detection (LFD) Using Software-Based|
|Ingress Protection (IP)||IP65|
|Power||DC 12V Max. 0.8A|
DC 24V Max. 0.4A
|PoE (Power over Ethernet)||Supported|
|USB Host||Supported||USB 2.0 (Type C)|
* with extended bracket
|SAM Slot, RS-485, RS-232C, USB, etc.|
* Contact the Suprema Sales team for further discussion. (Click)
For more detailed specification, please visit BioStation 2a Product Specification & Dimensions.
Supported Model List
BS2A-ODPB and BS2A-OAPWB
- Depending on the card type and WiFi support, the model type is divided
What Is New About BioStation 2a?
1. Flexible Integration Options
|Integration Type||Product Name||License Required||Status|
|With BioStar 2 Software||New BioStar 2 Local API||Free of charge||Released (V2.9.4)|
|Without BioStar 2 Software||BioStar 2 Device SDK||Free of Charge||Released (V2.9.4)|
|Suprema G-SDK||Free of Charge||Released (V1.6.0)|
2. Support Suprema Mobile Access
Relevant Article: [BioStar 2] How to Use Suprema Mobile Access
BioStation 2a supports NFC and BLE for Suprema Mobile Access. NFC is for Android, and BLE is for Android and iOS users.
3. Support Software Based Live Fingerprint Detection (LFD)
Relevant Article: Support Live Finger Detection (LFD) Using Software-Based
BioStation 2a supports the software-based LFD feature to enhance fingerprint authentication security.
4. Regulatory & Licenses
Users can easily check licenses, regulatory information, certifications, and compliance marks specific to BioStation 2a from the device.
1. What is the USB Extended Port?
You need to purchase an extended module and bracket. Also, firmware customization is required, so please contact the Suprema Sales team for further discussion (Contact Suprema Sales Link).
2. Can we use the intercom on BioStation 2a?
We are sorry, but you cannot use the intercom on BioStation 2a. It does not support SIP server or analog intercom.