Ultimate Guide to ZKBio Time: Web-Based Attendance Software

by | Sep 25, 2023 | T&A Software, Time and Attendance

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ZKBio Time Guide

Introduction: The Guide to ZKBio Time

What is ZKBio Time?

Welcome to the comprehensive ZKBio Time guide, a product of the renowned ZKTeco, stands as a formidable web-based time and attendance management software tailored for businesses of all sizes. Its primary aim is to offer a seamless and stable connection, ensuring that businesses can optimise their HR processes with precision and efficiency. With its advanced features and user-friendly interface, ZKBio Time has become a trusted choice for organisations striving for streamlined timekeeping and workforce management.

For an in-depth understanding and a closer look at its features, visit the official ZKBio Time product page.

Importance of Time and Attendance Management Software

In today’s fast-paced business environment, the significance of a robust web-based time and attendance management system cannot be overstated. It’s no longer just an added advantage but an essential tool for efficient business operations. ZKBio Time, with its cloud-based infrastructure, stands out in this domain. It not only offers the traditional benefits of time tracking but also introduces modern features like employee self-service accessible via mobile applications and web browsers. Such innovations ensure that businesses remain agile, employees stay empowered, and operations run smoothly.

ZKBio Time: A Powerful Web-Based Solution

User-Friendly Interface

ZKBio Time comes with an intuitive user interface that makes navigation a breeze, even for those who aren’t tech-savvy.

Real-Time Monitoring

With real-time monitoring capabilities, ZKBio Time allows administrators to access attendance reports instantly, ensuring that you’re always in the loop.

Data Security and Privacy Policy

Data security is a top priority for ZKBio Time. The software adheres to stringent privacy policies to ensure that your sensitive information remains confidential.

Mobile Application and Web Browser Access

ZKBio Time offers employee self-service through both its mobile application and web browser, providing a stable connection at all times.

Benefits of Using ZKBio Time

Increased Productivity

By automating the time and attendance tracking process, ZKBio Time enables your HR department to focus on more strategic tasks, thereby boosting overall productivity.


ZKBio Time is a cost-effective solution that can easily handle hundreds of devices and thousands of employees without breaking the bank.

Compliance and Accountability

With features like shift and schedule management, ZKBio Time helps you stay compliant with labour laws and holds employees accountable for their time.

How to Get Started with ZKBio Time

Installation Process

Embarking on your journey with ZKBio Time is a breeze. The installation process has been meticulously designed to be user-friendly and hassle-free. Begin by accessing the software installation directory, where you’ll find comprehensive guidelines. By following these step-by-step instructions, you’ll have ZKBio Time operational in a jiffy, ready to revolutionise your time and attendance management.

Setting Up Users and Administrators

Once ZKBio Time is securely installed on an NTFS hard disk partition, the next phase is user and administrator configuration. This phase is equally straightforward. The software’s intuitive interface allows for the effortless addition of users and designation of administrator roles. One of ZKBio Time’s standout features is its capacity to accommodate multiple administrators simultaneously. This flexibility makes it a perfect fit for businesses, whether they’re burgeoning startups or established enterprises.

Monitoring and Generating Attendance Reports

With the foundational steps completed, you’re now poised to harness the full potential of ZKBio Time. Dive into its robust monitoring capabilities to oversee employee attendance in real-time. Furthermore, the software empowers you to generate detailed attendance reports. These reports are invaluable, offering insights into employee punctuality, working hours, and overall performance, ensuring you have all the data you need to make informed managerial decisions.

ZKBio Time Video Tutorials

Discover ZKBio Time through our 19-part video tutorial series. Suitable for both beginners and experienced users, this series provides a comprehensive overview of the software’s capabilities.

Episode 1: Download & Installation

Start with the basics: downloading and installing ZKBio Time. The first episode offers a clear guide to get you set up.

Watch the tutorial series on YouTube. Alternatively, you can download the software directly from our website.

ZKBio Time vs Other Attendance Software

ZKBio Time vs Traditional Methods

Compared to age-old methods like punch cards or manual spreadsheets, ZKBio Time offers a technologically advanced, efficient, and secure approach to time and attendance management.

ZKBio Time vs Competing Software

While various attendance software options are available, ZKBio Time differentiates itself with its robust features, user-friendly interface, and a track record of successful implementations across industries.

Case Studies

Small Businesses

For small businesses, ZKBio Time offers an affordable, scalable solution that can easily handle hundreds of devices.

Large Enterprises

For large enterprises, ZKBio Time provides the robust features needed to manage thousands of employees effectively.

Case Study: Seahorse Shipping Corporation

  • Client Overview: Seahorse Shipping Corp, established in 2011, is a leading provider of comprehensive logistics solutions with branch offices in Vietnam and Cambodia. They assist clients in expanding their international business reach, especially in the US, China, and Europe.
  • Project Requirements: Situated in the modern Van Phúc Urban Area, Seahorse aimed to invest in a state-of-the-art facial recognition and professional access control solution. The goal was to ensure comprehensive security and access control management for the entire facility, including elevators, allowing only authorised personnel to access restricted areas.
  • Solution: ZKTeco implemented the SpeedFace-V5L facial recognition time attendance and access control device in various areas, including the elevator lobby. The solution integrated advanced facial recognition technology, ensuring seamless and secure access control. All systems were integrated with the ZKBioSecurity management software for optimal data management and reporting.
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ZKTeco ISS Hong Kong - NZTeco - ZKBio Time

Case Study: ISS Hong Kong

  • Client Overview: ISS Hong Kong, a subsidiary of ISS A/S, is a leading facility management services company. Founded in 1995, it’s part of a global network that spans Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and the Pacific.
  • Project Requirements: ISS Hong Kong required an effective time & attendance management system for over 1,000 sites, including MTR stations, banks, and shopping malls. With approximately 20,000 staff distributed across these sites, they needed a system that could manage attendance centrally and efficiently.
  • Solution: ZKTeco deployed 1,000 units of Horus E1-FP and 100 units of G3 Hybrid Biometric Verification Time & Attendance Terminals. All terminals are connected to the ZKTeco BioTime Web-based Time & Attendance Management Platform. This solution allows multiple administrators to access BioTime from anywhere using a web browser, ensuring efficient management of attendance data from all sites.
  • Additional Features: The solution provided wireless connectivity, multiple verification methods (including biometric and RFID card verification), integration with the existing Kronos system, and a flexible authority management system for different administrative levels.
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Case Study: Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad

  • Client Overview: Established in May 1974, the Allama Iqbal Open University was founded with the primary objective of offering educational opportunities to working individuals and ensuring easy access to education for females. The university has a significant presence with its main head office and numerous sub-campuses spread nationwide.
  • Client Requirements: The university sought a comprehensive attendance management solution capable of managing the attendance of employees at both the main head office and its various sub-campuses. After thorough evaluation, they opted for ZKTeco’s offerings.
  • Implementation Solution:
    • Software: ZK Bio Time 8.0 (200 Device License)
    • Hardware: Uface800 (50 units), MB460 (30 units), IN05-A (10 units)
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ZKTeco Allama Iqbal Open University - NZTeco - ZKBio Time
ZKTeco Maxims Group - NZTeco - ZKBio Time

Case Study: Maxim’s Group

  • Client Overview: Founded in 1956, Maxim’s Caterers Limited is a leading food and beverage company with over 1,700 outlets across Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia. They offer a diverse range of services, from restaurants and bakery shops to festive products like the award-winning HONG KONG MX Mooncakes. They also hold licenses for renowned brands such as Starbucks Coffee, Genki Sushi, IPPUDO Ramen, The Cheesecake Factory, and Shake Shack in various territories.
  • Project Requirements: Maxim’s Group needed an efficient attendance management system for their factory in Tai Po, which employs a large number of staff. They sought a solution that could handle flexible human resource arrangements, provide reliable biometric verification, ensure system stability, and enhance administrative efficiency.
  • Solution: ZKTeco provided the BioTime 8.0 Time & Attendance Software, customised to Maxim’s Group’s organisational hierarchy. The software integrates with Kronos’s human resources system, offers direct Excel import for roster management, and supports mobile applications for both Android and iOS. For biometric verification, ZKTeco installed 40 units each of FaceDepot-7B and SpeedFace-H5 Time & Attendance Facial Recognition Terminals. To ensure system stability, ZKTeco implemented the ZKBioHA System, which monitors and protects server IP, applications, and data I/O via HA technology.
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Case Study: Western Bainoona Group, UAE

  • Client Overview: Western Bainoona Group (WBG) is a renowned entity in the UAE, serving sectors related to road and infrastructures, crushers and quarries, transportation trucks, and heavy equipment. They have been instrumental in major projects like the Abu Dhabi Island Road Connection, Etihad Rail, and Abu Dhabi International Airport. With over 3,000 employees spread across various sites and offices, WBG is a significant player in the region.
  • Client Requirements:
    • Real-time attendance monitoring for field workers across the UAE, with the ability to track their current location.
    • High-end time and attendance device for the main office staff.
    • Centralised software to manage attendance data from all locations.
    • Enhanced security measures for the labour camp, ensuring only authorised access.
    • Entrance control management to prevent unauthorised access and ensure compatibility with wheelchair access.
  • Implementation Solution:
    • Entrance Control: Flap Barrier Turnstiles (FBL4022 and FBL4022W for disabled access) and Full Height Turnstile (FHT2322).
    • Access Control: ZKBioSecurity 3.0 software.
    • Time Attendance: Portable Time Attendance Terminal (S922) for field workers and G3 Time Attendance Terminal for office employees, integrated with BioTime software.
  • Technical Features: The solution included full height turnstiles for the labour camp entrance, flap barrier turnstiles for the main office, and integration of the fire alarm system with the ZKBioSecurity software. The S922 portable terminal, equipped with GPS, sent real-time attendance logs and locations via 3G communication. The G3 devices in the main office synchronised data with the BioTime software, which was also integrated with ZKBioSecurity for comprehensive attendance reporting.
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ZKTeco Western Bainoona Group - NZTeco - ZKBio Time

Case Study: Sobha Hartland, UAE

  • Client Overview: SOBHA HARTLAND is a prominent multinational group in the real estate and interior industry with a presence in countries like the U.A.E., Sultanate of Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Brunei, and India. Established as a trusted and respected real estate organisation, they have been involved in major projects such as the Abu Dhabi Island Road Connection, Etihad Rail, and Abu Dhabi International Airport.
  • Client Requirements:
    • High-performance face and fingerprint attendance devices for both office and construction sites.
    • Semi-outdoor time attendance devices for temporary offices at construction sites.
    • Centralised time attendance software to manage and monitor attendance across all branches and sites.
  • Implementation Solution:
    • Time & Attendance: iFace1000 Time & Attendance Terminal.
    • Software: BioTime 7.0 Time & Attendance Software.
  • Technical Features: ZKTeco provided the iFace1000, a semi-outdoor multi-biometric time attendance and access control terminal. 65 units were installed across different branch offices and construction sites. The device supports outdoor installation up to 12,000 lux and can accurately read faces even outdoors. Some construction sites utilised 3G communication due to the absence of a LAN connection. The device also features a backup battery for emergencies. All data from the devices is synchronised with the BioTime 7.0 software, a web-based platform that allows real-time monitoring of attendance logs.
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Case Study: Dilip Buildcon Limited, India

  • Client Overview: Dilip Buildcon Limited (DBL) is a mega-scale Architecture Enterprise established in 1987 in India. They have been involved in a wide range of projects, including roads & highways, irrigation systems, urban development, mining, and rails & metro. With a reputation for executing 90% of their projects ahead of schedule, DBL is a significant player in the Indian construction landscape.
  • Client Requirements:
    • Advanced fingerprint verification technology to cater to workers with worn-off fingerprints due to the nature of their work.
    • Customised time & attendance system to seamlessly integrate with their existing payroll system.
  • Implementation Solution:
    • Time & Attendance: G3 Hybrid-biometric Verification Standalone Terminal.
    • Software: BioTime 7.0 Time & Attendance Software.
  • Technical Features: The G3 Terminal, equipped with ZKTeco’s SilkID Fingerprint Sensing technology, captures not just the surface but also the vein under the skin using infrared technology. This ensures precise verification even for workers with worn-off fingerprints. All terminals are connected to the central server and managed by the ZKTeco BioTime 7.0 software. The software’s attendance reports are customised to fit DBL’s payroll system, eliminating unnecessary data entry.
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Explore More ZKTeco Case Studies

If you’re keen to delve further into ZKTeco’s transformative solutions, do visit their official case studies page. It offers a comprehensive look at their diverse projects and the challenges they’ve tackled for various clients.

We hope this article has provided valuable insights. After exploring ZKTeco’s case studies, we invite you to revisit our site for more informative content in the future.


Is ZKBio Time easy to install?

Yes, the installation process is straightforward and well-documented in the software installation directory.

How secure is ZKBio Time?

ZKBio Time adheres to stringent privacy policies to ensure data security.

Can I customise ZKBio Time to fit my needs?

Absolutely, the software allows for multiple administrators to access it.

Is ZKBio Time suitable for small businesses?

Yes, it’s an affordable and scalable solution that can handle hundreds of devices.

How does ZKBio Time compare to other software?

ZKBio Time stands out for its powerful features and intuitive user interface.


In today’s fast-paced business environment, efficient time and attendance management is paramount. ZKBio Time, developed by the renowned ZKTeco, stands out as a premier, web-based solution tailored to meet these demands. With its state-of-the-art features, from an intuitive user interface to unparalleled security protocols, ZKBio Time caters to businesses, both small and large. It’s not just a software; it’s a strategic tool that propels operational efficiency, ensuring you stay ahead in the competitive landscape.

We hope you enjoyed this ZKBio Time guide. For those seeking to complement this software with top-tier hardware, delve into ZKTeco’s extensive range of time and attendance hardware, designed to seamlessly integrate and elevate your workforce management experience.

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I am the Financial Director of our new distribution company for the ZKTeco product range. I have a passion for numbers and a knack for strategy. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant with heaps of experience. I ensure our products are distributed smoothly and our finances are in tip-top shape.I am also an outdoor enthusiast and a nature lover. I enjoy kayak fishing on the stunning Hauraki Gulf, cycling at a leisurely pace, and having fun with my family. I always strive for excellence in my work and my hobbies. I am a key player in our team as we aim to be a leader in the distribution of ZKTeco products.

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