How the TagTracker plugin works with Security Center - TagTracker 3.0

TagTracker Plugin Guide 3.0

Applies to
TagTracker 3.0
Last updated
2021-01-12
Content type
Guides
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
Language
English (United States)
Product line
Ecosystem (add-ons) > TagTracker
Version
3.0

The TagTracker plugin is a software module that integrates bar code scanners into Security Center.

Architecture diagram for TagTracker integration

Architecture diagram for TagTracker integration with Datalogic scanners
Architecture diagram for TagTracker integration with USB scanners

Components of TagTracker integration

Datalogic scanner
The Datalogic scanner connects to the TagTracker plugin role. The scanner reads tags and pushes the data to Security Center for reporting, live monitoring, or triggering live events.
USB scanner
The USB scanner connects to a workstation. The scanner reads tags and pushes the data to its connected host for reporting, live monitoring, or triggering live events.
TagTracker Bridge software
(USB scanners) TagTracker Bridge software is installed on a workstation and used with a generic USB scanner to push scanned data to Security Center.
Video verification
(Optional) You can associate a camera with the scanner. You can overlay video feeds with read codes or bookmarks.
TagTracker Plugin
The TagTracker plugin is installed on a Security Center server and runs as a plugin role.
Config Tool
The TagTracker plugin is also installed on a Config Tool workstation. The Security Center administrator uses Config Tool to create and configure the plugin role.
Security Desk
The TagTracker plugin is installed on all Security Desk workstations. Security Desk operators can live monitor scans and video feeds or create reports for tag activities filtered by scanner, full code, partial code, or time stamp.