Vendor Updates

dormakaba USA Inc

2014 Summer
Indianapolis, IN

Kaba Announces New Mobile Access NFC and BLE Solutions at HITEC; White Lodging Implements Kaba RFID Door Locks at 30 Properties  

Kaba Mobile Access Solutions
At HITEC Kaba will demonstrate the advances of its corporate Kaba Mobile Access Solutions group. The group is an innovator in NFC, BLE and other technologies that enable the issuing and management of mobile credentials. These secure digital credentials may be issued across Kaba’s line of RFID access control products for safe and convenient entry to hotel rooms and other secured areas. Kaba offers a variety of mobile credential solutions to fit specific property needs.

Kaba SecureShift Advanced Remote Security
Kaba SecureShift Advanced provides comprehensive remote security management with an easy-to-use touch-screen terminal. The system lets operators encode, modify and deny RFID keycards. For greater flexibility, operators access the SecureShift system via a Wi-Fi connection or a wired property-based platform. Operators may remotely change guest/keycard access check-out dates on locks, read lock entry logs and quickly update guest RFID keycard and door access to simplify room changes.

White Lodging Selects Kaba as Best Product, Service and Price
White Lodging implemented Kaba’s Saflok brand Quantum and RT RFID guestroom door locks at more than 30 Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and other properties. “We selected Kaba locks after a thorough evaluation of the three major lock providers. Kaba was the best lock system on the basis of product, service and cost,” said Thomas D. Riegelman, vice president of engineering and facilities management for White Lodging. “The current agreement covers 30 existing properties and we expect to add additional Kaba properties in 2014 and 2015, both existing and new construction.

“We have an excellent Kaba project team managing our implementation,” Riegelman said. “We are replacing our mag stripe locks with the latest fully interfaced RFID locks. We are also planning to implement a number of systems integrated with the property’s guestroom energy management system to maximize guest service and energy savings.”

White Lodging has standardized on RFID lock systems for its retrofit projects and for all new construction. Riegelman said, “We have 10 hotels opening this year, and all of them will have Kaba locks. I expect White Lodging’s strong relationship with Kaba to continue well beyond these current lock system replacements. Kaba has remained an excellent choice for White Lodging.”

The Kaba Saflok Quantum II brand RFID lock offers an attractive two-piece modular design that combines a contemporary appearance with Kaba reliability. Quantum locks provide online capability with Kaba’s Messenger™ system that converts stand-alone, battery-operated door locks into bi-directional communication devices for greater guest safety and operational convenience. The Kaba Saflok RT brand is a rugged contactless lock that offers RFID technology to enhance the guestroom access experience and streamline operations. The full-body RT lock is a perfect retro-fit option for replacing existing mechanical or electronic door locks throughout a facility.

Kaba Confidant RFID Attractive Retrofit Lock
Kaba’s Confidant brand RFID lock offers a beautiful plug-and-play retrofit solution for properties that want to upgrade existing locks easily and cost effectively. With the Confidant upgrade, only the front lock housing has to be replaced. Kaba’s RFID technology provides enhanced security and guest convenience, and better staff monitoring with stronger user accountability. 

For more information on Kaba and its products, please contact Dena Reyes at (800) 999-6213 or email Kaba will be in booth No. 513 at HITEC.

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