OpenKey Announces Integration Partnership with Kaba

Keyless entry technology now supports Kaba Bluetooth enabled RFID locks

DALLAS--()--OpenKey, the universal front-end keyless mobile entry solution, announces integration with Kaba, one of the leading players in the security industry and a leading provider of innovative access solutions. This partnership means that Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) locks produced by Kaba will be OpenKey compatible.

“OpenKey will bring a new, sought after feature to their hospitality clients.”

“We are thrilled to partner with an established leader in the lodging security space. Kaba’s innovations keep them on the cutting edge of technology,” said TJ Person, CEO of OpenKey. “OpenKey will bring a new, sought after feature to their hospitality clients.”

OpenKey is a mobile application that allows keyless entry to hotel rooms via a guest’s smartphone. Backed by 12 of the top 25 hotel owner groups, OpenKey provides a robust application for use by both hotel guests and front desk staff that can be integrated into hotel brand apps or work as a standalone solution. Kaba offers its customers a wide and diversified range of products and has been offering keyless mobile entry to its hospitality customers.

Kaba’s Vice President of marketing Stephen Pollack said, “OpenKey’s integration with Kaba provides a turnkey mobile access solution for hotel operators. This will enable properties to implement Kaba’s secure mobile key platform and make the convenience of mobile access available to guests at properties of any size.”

OpenKey’s open platform brings global industry standards to its mobile technology, allowing hotel owners to launch their own keyless room entry system without changing their current infrastructure or mobile services. OpenKey is now available in the App Store for iOS devices and through the Google Play store for Android devices.

About OpenKey

OpenKey offers hotel owners the technology to control guest room access remotely regardless of existing lock-and-key technology. The company is redefining the way a hotel guest checks into their room by providing keyless entry through their smartphones. Hotels and guests benefit from OpenKey’s open platform maximizing administrative efficiency, guest access and existing mobile hotel offerings. OpenKey streamlines the travel process from the convenience of a guest’s smartphone, allowing the smartphone itself to serve as a key to the hotel room. Hotels who use the OpenKey technology are able to increase revenue by reducing overhead, improve guest satisfaction by simplifying and build customer loyalty through a sophisticated guest experience. For more information or to contact OpenKey directly, please visit www.openkey.co.

About KABA

With its innovative products, systems, and services, globally active technology group Kaba (SIX Swiss Exchange: KABN) is a leading provider of high quality access management solutions, locks, cylinders, physical access systems, enterprise data and time recording, and hotel access systems. The Group is also the global market leader for high security locks, key blanks, transponder keys, and key manufacturing machines. The listed Group employs around 9,000 people in more than 60 countries. For more than 150 years, Kaba has set trends in security and beyond – in terms of functionality, convenience, and design -- always with a focus on optimum value to customers. Kaba provides the Saflok and ILCO electronic locking solutions. www.kaba.com and www.kabalodging.com

Contacts

OpenKey
Cat Smith, 469-353-2752
CSmith@OpenKey.co