Assa Abloy Hospitality, OpenKey integrate for keyless entry

The Assa Abloy Hospitality mobile-access process delivers a digitally encrypted key directly to a guest's smart device. Photo credit: Assa Abloy Hospitality (Assa Abloy Hospitality)

Assa Abloy Hospitality has integrated its Assa Abloy Hospitality mobile access keyless entry solution with OpenKey. Assa Abloy Hospitality and OpenKey have implemented mobile key-based guest access at multiple properties across the world.

“We are dedicated to aligning with companies that share our vision of a future where hotels utilize cutting-edge technologies to increase guest and staff security,” Eric Thomsen, GM software and credentials at Assa Abloy Hospitality, said in a statement. “OpenKey has made waves in the industry by supplying hoteliers with a user-friendly solution to allow guests to enter their room through a mobile application, evolving mobile access into the new standard in hotel access.”

Operating through secure Seos technology, Assa Abloy Hospitality mobile access delivers a digitally encrypted key directly to a guest's smart device, which can be accessed through OpenKey's mobile application at certain properties. Instead of employing the traditional front-desk check-in process, guests have the option to check in remotely and enter their room immediately upon arrival by swiping their personal smartphone against a mobile access-compatible lock.

Assa Abloy Hospitality will be able to offer its Assa Abloy Hospitality mobile-access solution to additional hotels by integrating it into OpenKey's guest-facing mobile application. OpenKey's solution offers the ability to be fully customized to each specific property implementing Assa Abloy Hospitality mobile access, allowing hotels to offer their guests unique experiences based on their specific brand preferences and onsite offerings.