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Full 2-year warranty including free service charges

BioStation 3 sets a new standard in access control, providing a new door access experience that enables improved security across all doors, for organizations of all sizes. This terminal is smaller than previous model, yet it has the largest variety of features.

With highly advanced facial recognition, access credentials and usability features, BioStation 3 makes it easier than ever to safely, securely and conveniently protect an organization’s physical security and users’ personal data.


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Multiple Contactless
  Safely Protect Users'
Personal Data
  47% Reduction in Size and
Simple Installation
  Connect Anytime and
Anywhere with VoIP Intercom

Multiple Contactless Access Methods

BioStation 3 provides multiple credential options. Choose from the most convenient authentication methods — all contactless and perfectly compatible with a post-pandemic world.




Perfect for Any Door, Any Business

BioStation 3 is easy to install and scale in any environment, from small offices to massive enterprise buildings. It features a 47% size reduction compared to Suprema’s previous bestselling facial recognition terminal, FaceStation F2.


  • Slim and compact design
  • Less wiring and quick installation through Wi-Fi and POE+ support
  • Simple to add on new features via custom USB host connecting to SIM Slot, RS232, etc.
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor environments — the terminal is rated IP65 and IK06

Fast and Smart AI Optimized for Facial Recognition Access

Suprema took its facial recognition technology to the next level. BioStation 3 is a high-tech edge device that can run AI algorithm locally. It uses an NPU, or Neural Processing Unit, to maximize the performance of its AI engine. Combined with Suprema’s domain knowledge and experience as a two-decade access control leader, BioStation 3’s NPU-optimized AI algorithm offers the highest standards in facial recognition accuracy and speed.

fst3-10 fst3-11 Accurately and rapidly recognize moving faces in high-traffic areas
fst3-12 Use dynamic face templates to increase matching performance with faces wearing masks, glasses, hats, beards, different hairstyles, etc.
fst3-13 Detect fake faces, images and photos

The Highest Level of Privacy Protection

BioStation 3 takes data protection very seriously.

  • ISO/IEC 27001 certified to protect privacy and biometric data
  • Designed to comply with GDPR, one of the strictest privacy regulations
  • Embedded with Secure Element(SE) to prevent cyber-attacks
  • Completed penetration testing through a verified institution
  • Provided with 'Face Template on Mobile' credential

What is ‘Face Template on Mobile’?

– Own Your Own Data

Suprema’s exclusive authentication method ‘Face Template on Mobile’ lets users enroll into an access control system and store their face profile directly on their own mobile devices. This gives the users complete control over their own ID and their privacy. Users’ biometric data is not stored in company databases.

Easy Communication Across All Access Points

BioStation 3 enables integrated management over an entire access control system.

  • Communicate seamlessly with all doors via VoIP Intercom
  • Enable video monitoring via RTSP(Real Time Streaming Protocol)



Model Name BS3-DB BS3-APWB
Biometric Face
Credential RF Option 125kHz EM & 13.56MHz MIFARE,
125kHz EM, HID Prox & 13.56MHz
DESFire EV1/EV2/EV31), FeliCa,
RF Read Range EM/HID iCLASS/MIFARE: 30 mm,
HID Prox/DESFire: 25 mm, FeliCa: 15 mm
Mobile NFC, BLE
Barcode and QR code Supported
General CPU 1.5GHz Quad Core
Memory 32GB Flash + 4GB RAM
Crypto Chip Supported
LCD Type 5.5" IPS color LCD
LCD Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Sound 16bit
Operating Temperature -20°C ~ 50°C (-4°F ~ 122°F)
Operating Humidity 0% ~ 80%, non-condensing
Camera 2MP x 2EA (Visual, IR)
Dimension (W x H x D) 82.5 mm x 171 mm x 23.4 mm
Weight Device: 370g Device: 380g
Bracket (Including washer and bolt): 90g
Ingress Protection (IP) IP65
Vandal Proof (IK) IK06
Certificates KC, CE, UKCA, FCC, RCM (Compliance: RoHS, REACH, WEEE)
Face Recognition Distance 0.6 ~ 1.0 m (23.6"~39")
Recognition Height 1.4 ~ 1.9 m (55.1"~74.8")
Matching Speed Less than 0.3 sec
Live Face Detection (Anti-Spoofing) Supported
Capacity Max. User 100,000
Max. Credential (1:N) Face: 50,000
Max. Credential (1:1) Face: 100,000 / Card: 100,000 / PIN: 100,000
Max. Text Log 5,000,000
Max. Image Log 50,000
Interface Ethernet Supported (10/100/1000 Mbps, automatic MDI/MDI-X)
Wi-Fi - Supported
(802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz)
RS-485 1ch Host or Slave (Selectable)
Wiegand 1ch Input and 1ch Output
TTL Input 3ch Inputs
Relay 1 Relay
PoE+ - Supported
(IEEE 802.3 at compliant)
Intercom Supported
RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol) Supported
USB USB 2.0 (Host)
Extended USB Supported
Tamper Supported
Power DC 12 V 2.5A, DC 24 V 1.2A