iPhone 5 will be Compatible with OpenWays CAC™

  • OpenWays
  • 11.11.10
While it's uncertain as to when the iPhone 5 will be released, it is OpenWays Crypto Acoustic Credential (CAC™) compliant.

The same is true with all other next-generation smartphones from the leading handset manufacturers. As one of the only in-use mobile key front-desk bypass solutions capable of working today with all 5 billion mobile devices around the globe, OpenWays is unlocking the future to hospitality and guest self service.

"Using a cell phone as a hotel room key isn't a theory, it's a reality today at major hotel chains with the OpenWays solutions," said Pascal Metivier, OpenWays founder and CEO. "The Mobile Key future is quite literally at hand.

"OpenWays is working well with all mobile phones on the planet," he said. "Due to the ubiquitous and interoperable nature of the CAC™ principle, OpenWays will continue to be compatible with the next-gen phones, including: iPhone 5, Google Android Phones, Windows 7 Mobile Phones, Nokia C7 and N8 Smartphones or next-generation BlackBerrys. OpenWays solutions are designed around an open multitechnology platform that allows for migrations to other technologies while always being able to support 100 percent of the mobile guest population.

"Because of the OpenWays CAC™ principle, it is applicable to all doors and access points regardless of the type of electronic lock that’s being used," Metivier added. "Therefore OpenWays is the single most powerful mobile key platform that can be deployed now for offering self-service checkin all the way to the room.

OpenWays is a secured solution that is deployable very easily and quickly worldwide, and its open architecture addresses 100 percent of cell phones at anytime, anywhere in the world.  In addition:

  • OpenWays works with 2G, 3G, 3G+, 4G (including LTE and Wimax) and it is interoperable will all carriers worldwide today
  • OpenWays is compatible with all mobile OS standards (BlackBerry, Apple iPhone, Symbian, Google Android, JAVA J2ME, Microsoft Windows 7 Mobile, etc.)
  • OpenWays operates within a trusted network for optimum security
  • OpenWays integrates with the major electronic locking system vendors across the globe
  • OpenWays is highly cost efficient and comes with a fast return on investment
  • OpenWays uses a vehicle for room entry that travelers are very familiar with and are comfortable using
  • OpenWays is green

Hoteliers ready to deploy a mobile key solution and who are attending IH/M&RS next week in New York can pre-schedule an appointment with the OpenWays team in booth No. 2551 to try the solution with their own cell phones.

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