VingCard Elsafe’s Assa Abloy NFC Mobile Keys
solution will be featured in the 2012 edition of Guestroom 20X at
HITEC 2012, taking place 25-28 June 2012 at the Baltimore
Convention Center in the U.S..
The Assa Abloy NFC Mobile Keys solution by
VingCard Elsafe allows hotel guests to check-in remotely via
computers or web-enabled mobile devices and bypass the front desk
at check-in by using their NFC-enabled mobile phones as virtual
The solution securely delivers to the guest's
mobile device their designated hotel room numbers and digital
encrypted hotel keys. The, upon arrival, the guest can bypass the front
desk and proceed directly to the room.
The Guestroom is unlocked
by simply holding the phone near an access reader. Security
features prevent unauthorized parties from using lost or stolen
mobile devices to access rooms, and hotel managers can add, remove
or update access rights for any users instantly, regardless of
whether the door locks are online or offline.
The solution works
with existing RFID locks, including VingCard Elsafe’s signature
RFID locking solution, without the need to add any new hardware.
“The Guestroom of the future will need to accommodate
connected, tech-savvy travelers who value time, efficiency and
self-service options,” said Tim Shea, President of Assa Abloy
Hospitality. “The inclusion of Assa Abloy Mobile Keys in Guestroom
20X is consistent with that philosophy, as it gives travelers the
ownership over the check-in process that they crave.”
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