Consumer Adoption of Smart Biometric Lock Among SAARC Nations
Vikas Garg1, Sonam Rani2, Himanshu Matta3
1Vikas Garg, Amity Business School, Amity University, (Uttar Pradesh), India.
2Sonam Rani, Amity Business School, Amity University, (Uttar Pradesh), India.
3Himanshu Matta, Amity Business School, Amity University, (Uttar Pradesh), India.
Manuscript received on 28 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 07 April 2019 | Manuscript Published on 11 April 2019 | PP: 138-144 | Volume-8 Issue-4C, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: D24340484C19/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: In today’s fast-moving lifestyle people need to adopt more convenient and secure gadgets to make their life simpler. For meeting this goal there is an innovative product proposed named Smart Biometric Lock, which looks like a simple lock but includes a high tech biometric (fingerprint recognition) innovation which makes it a secure as well as convenient product. This product is free from number lock or traditional key lock hassle as well as more convenient to use especially for children and old people. This research has proposed an innovative model of biometric lock and empirically tested its adoption in SAARC nation’s consumers by collecting data using questionnaire among 200 SAARC nations’ respondents. This research will investigate the usefulness of this product in SAARC nation’s scenario as well the willingness of SAARC nationals to adopt this innovation using questionnaire survey method. Results are summarized using SPSS software and conclusions are drawn which shows most of the SAARC nationals’ respondents are willing to adopt this product if its repair cost is reduced as well as results shows the Indians, Nepalese, Pakistanis prefers security feature over other features whereas other countries prefer connivance features of SBL. Later recommendations to improve adoption of this product are given.
Keywords: Biometric, Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM), Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID), Smart Biometric Lock (SBL).
Scope of the Article: Smart Spaces