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VingCard Elsafe’s Orion Energy Management System Wins Prestigious Star Award From Top Hotel Magazine
March 30, 2012 - VingCard Elsafe, a global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, announces that its Orion energy management system has won a prestigious Star Award from Top Hotel, Germany’s most subscribed hotel industry trade publication.
Orion was honored in the Technology category, which was voted on by more than 2,500 Top Hotel readers as part of the magazine’s annual competition. The award was presented during the recent InterNorga hospitality trade show in Hamburg.
Orion by VingCard Elsafe is comprised of wireless digital thermostats, occupancy sensors, door position interfaces, remote server software and a comprehensive dashboard reporting interface. The room control dashboard provides an overview of guestroom electronic systems, including occupancy status, locks, safes, lighting and total energy consumption. Orion automatically assumes control of ambient temperature when guestrooms are unoccupied, never allowing them to become either too warm or too cold. Upon guests' return, the system automatically resumes the preset temperature settings. Likewise, Orion interfaces with the hotel's property management system to pre-condition the room upon guest check-in and automatically engage enhanced energy savings mode upon check-out.
“Plenty of hospitality locking vendors like to say they’re at the forefront of technology, but only VingCard Elsafe has the accolades to back it up,” says Rune Venas, Vice President Global Business Development ASSA ABLOY Hospitality. “This honor for Orion is especially important to us because it is voted on by the readership of Top Hotel—actual hoteliers in the field—who have seen Orion in action and understand the value it brings in both hotel guest satisfaction and the properties’ bottom lines.”
VingCard Elsafe is a world leader in developing locking systems and electronic in-room safes for the hospitality industry, offering user-friendly security systems that meet the unique operational needs of hotels and resorts. For more information, please visit www.vingcardelsafe.com.
9/11/2012 The Madison to Partner with VingCard Elsafe September 11, 2012 -
Centrally located to all things D.C., The Madison after recently completing a $22 million dollar renovation has installed VingCard Elsafe's Signature RFID Online locks and the Orion energy management system, both of which are supported by the VISIONLINE software solution in order to more effectively control the daily energy output of the historic hotel.
6/21/2012 VingCard Elsafe Solutions To Be Showcased In Futuristic GUESTROOM 20X at HITEC June 21, 2012 -
VingCard Elsafe, a global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, announced that the ASSA ABLOY NFC Mobile Keys solution and the Infinity II by Elsafe safe will be featured in the 2012 edition of GUESTROOM 20X, a futuristic guestroom model put together biennially by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), an international hospitality professional association.
6/11/2012 VingCard Elsafe To Unveil the Essence of Minimalistic Lock Design at HITEC 2012 June 11, 2012 -
VingCard Elsafe, the global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, announced that it will unveil a revolutionary new minimalistic electronic lock concept to the worldwide hospitality industry during HITEC 2012, billed as the world’s largest hospitality technology show. HITEC is scheduled to take place June 25th - 28th at the Baltimore Convention Center.
6/24/2011 VingCard Elsafe Enhances Guest Convenience and Mobility With NFC-based Locking Solution June 24, 2011 -
VingCard Elsafe, a global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, announces that a combination of their VISIONLINE system, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and advanced NFC (Near Field Communication) technology is now making it possible for hotel guests to check in remotely through their PC or Web-enabled mobile devices and bypass the front desk at check-in, using NFC-enabled mobile phones as virtual guestroom keys.
6/7/2011 VingCard Elsafe’s VISIONLINE Locking System Selected June 07, 2011 -
VingCard Elsafe, a global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, has completed installation of its advanced VISIONLINE wireless RF-online locking system at all 401 guestrooms and serviced apartments at the luxurious Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.
11/16/2010 VingCard Elsafe Presents Orion, a Revolutionary New Wireless Energy Management Solution November 16, 2010 -
At the 2010 International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (ihmrs) this week in New York City, VingCard Elsafe, a global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, presents its new intelligent energy management solution, Orion by VingCard Elsafe, which allows hotel properties to manage guestroom temperatures remotely from one central location and to automatically control temperature settings as guests travel in and out of guestrooms.
2/23/2010 Marriott Secures Prestige with Help from VingCard Elsafe® February 23, 2010 -
VingCard Elsafe, a hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, has completed the installation of its VISION by VingCard system, a flexible hotel locking system with intuitive touch screen technology, Signature RFID by VingCard contactless electronic door locks and Infinity II by Elsafe electronic in-room safes at the new Venezuela Marriott Hotel Playa Grande in Catia la Mar.
2/10/2010 Le Méridien Qingdao Taps VingCard® for Security and Design February 10, 2010 -
VingCard Elsafe, a leading hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, has completed the installation of its VISION by VingCard system, a flexible hotel lock system with intuitive touchscreen technology, and Signature by VingCard electronic door locks, at the new Le Méridien Qingdao in Qingdao, China.
11/13/2009 Fairmont Pairs VISIONLINE and Signature RFID by VingCard® to Secure New Property November 13, 2009 -
VingCard Elsafe, a leading hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, announced the installation of VISIONLINE by VingCard, its wireless RF-online system, and Signature RFID by VingCard, its contactless electronic door locks with NFC cell phone compatibility, at Fairmont Pittsburgh.
5/20/2009 Le Germain Calgary Chooses VISIONLINE and Signature RFID by VingCard® May 20, 2009 -
VingCard, a leading hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, has signed an agreement with Le Germain Calgary to install its wireless RF-online system, VISIONLINE, and Signature RFID contactless electronic door locks.
5/14/2009 Updating a Classic: VingCard Introduces RFID Compatibility for Its Classic Lock May 14, 2009 -
VingCard®, a leading hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, is introducing a new, contactless RFID version of its widespread, iconic electronic locking solution, Classic by VingCard, for its customers currently operating magnetic stripe guestroom door locks.
11/7/2008 VingCard Outpacing Industry in RFID/NFC Skill November 07, 2008 -
A year after the launch of Signature RFID/NFC, VingCard has achieved global recognition for its security system that allows hotel guests with near field communication-enabled cell phones to bypass the check-in/-out process and unlock their room doors via mobile device.
9/16/2008 VingCard Helps Give Kids The World September 16, 2008 -
VingCard®, a leading hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, announced it will again contribute products and services to Give Kids The World, a charitable foundation dedicated to providing memorable, magical, cost-free experiences to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
6/23/2008 VingCard Announces Efforts to Go Green June 23, 2008 -
In the current North American hospitality market, an estimated 18 million traditional plastic keycards are discarded by hotels and their guests every week, ultimately ending up in landfills across the continent.
6/11/2008 Signature RFID/NFC by VingCard® to be Showcased in Guestroom 2010® at HITEC June 11, 2008 -
VingCard, a leading hospitality security provider and part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, announced that Signature RFID by VingCard, featuring near-field communications (NFC) cell phone compatibility, will be exhibited in Guestroom 2010 at HITEC 2008, June 17-19 in Austin, Texas.
4/18/2008 VingCard Elsafe Adjusts Pricing to Accommodate Declining U.S. Dollar April 18, 2008 -
The rising cost of raw materials and transportation, coupled with the continued decline in the value of the U.S. and Canadian dollar (USD/CAD) versus the EURO (EUR), China Renminbi (RMB) and other major world currencies, has resulted in the need for companies to make price adjustments to help restore balance in light of the current economic environment.
11/12/2007 VingCard® to Secure Newly Renovated Plaza Hotel in New York November 12, 2007 -
VingCard, part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, announced it has installed Signature RFID by VingCard® electronic locks at the newly renovated Plaza Hotel in New York, which is scheduled to reopen by the end of 2007. VingCard's Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) electronic locks allow for contactless guest room entry and are compatible with next-generation Near Field Communication (NFC) cell phones.
10/9/2007 VingCard® to Secure Baha Mar Resort Hotels on Nassau’s Cable Beach October 09, 2007 -
VingCard, part of the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group, announced it has signed an agreement to install electronic locks in the Sheraton Cable Beach Resort and Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino, both of which are owned by Baha Mar Resorts, Ltd., the lead partner in the creation and development of Baha Mar resort project in Nassau, The Bahamas, and the management arm for resort and real estate operations.
6/27/2007 VingCard® Showcases Signature RFID NFC-Cell Phone Compatibility at HITEC June 27, 2007 -
VingCard will demo its latest electronic locking solution, Signature RFID with Near Field Communications (NFC) cell phone compatibility, at HITEC in Orlando, Fla., June 25 through 28. With Signature RFID, guests will be able to use NFC-compliant cell phones to open guestroom doors, allowing hoteliers to get more with contactless.
6/21/2007 VingCard® Receives Two Prestigious ADEX Awards for Innovation June 21, 2007 -
Signature RFID by VingCard® was awarded the Platinum ADEX while Signature by VingCard® earned Gold in the 2006-07 Awards for Design Excellence, one of the largest and most prestigious awards competitions for product design of furniture, fixtures and finishes marketed to the design trade.
10/10/2006 Signature Unlocks Canadian Market with Installations in Two Luxury Properties October 10, 2006 -
As a global leader in providing state-of-the-art electronic-locking systems and hardware, VingCard has announced the installation of its Signature by VingCard product in two Canadian luxury properties: the Hotel Arts, a 185-room boutique hotel in downtown Calgary, Alberta; and the new Playa del Sol Resort, a 283-suite condominium resort in Kelowna, British Columbia.
6/27/2006 VingCard Previews its Coming Attraction: ‘Signature RFID’ at HITEC June 27, 2006 -
For VingCard, less is more when it comes to Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) technology. The global security leader is unlocking the future of RFID technology with the ongoing development of “Signature RFID by VingCard,” a contactless electronic-locking system.
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