Guestroom locks use Bluetooth to communicate with a smartphone. You can add Bluetooth capability to the locks you have now with the OpenKey Universal BLE Upgrade Module.
Manage your guest mobile keys from the OpenKey HOST platform or integrate HOST key management functionality into your existing PMS.
Choose from the economical options of either PMS Integrated or non-integrated mobile key service to suit your guest needs and property budget.
Hotels also have the option of integrating the OpenKey SDK into their own app to provide Digital Key capability.
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OpenKey uses 128-bit encryption code within the app, making Digital Key the most secure method of guest room access.
Currently, most iOS and Android devices are able to utilize OpenKey application. All iOS devices with iOS version of 10 and higher and Android devices with Android version 6.0 and higher are compatible.
This is a common request often faced by the Front Desk Agents at our client hotels. Team members can issue both traditional key cards and digital keys for the same reservation as long as they understand the following criteria:
Guests will need to have WiFi or data service to download the OpenKey app on their smartphone. The OpenKey app is where the Digital Key will be stored. Depending on what type of lock the hotel is using, the guest may need WiFi during the stay to access their digital key. In some cases the digital key will be stored as a secure token on the phone and won’t require internet or data access to use.