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INNCOM, SAFLOK Continue to Lead Industry in Integrated
 Wireless Room Security and Automation Systems for
 Bottom-Line Performance and Superior Guest Satisfaction

 
  Adoption of the RF interface from INNCOM in-room digital thermostats to SAFLOK locks continues to grow;
RF communication from the lock to the thermostat each time the door is opened results in
 improved energy management and a reduction in operating expenses for properties


Visit Booths 623 and 1301 at HITEC June 22-24 in Orlando!

Orlando — June 17, 2010 — Today INNCOM International and SAFLOK™ will display their joint collaboration of a radio-frequency (RF) interface for energy management at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) that provides a cost-effective EMS for hotels by allowing the electronic door lock and thermostat to communicate wirelessly. The joint integration, introduced first in November 2009, was quickly adopted across the industry due to its ability to allow hotels to use the door lock to communicate via RF to the thermostat. Every time the door is opened, it communicates to the thermostat and enables energy management algorithms to take effect and thus reduce a hotel's operating expenses.

The joint wireless RF technology will be on display in both the SAFLOK Booth No. 1301 and the INNCOM Booth No. 623 June 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

“INNCOM and SAFLOK have successfully deployed a cost-effective, wireless RF solution across the hospitality industry that effectively impacts the efficiency of hotels, immediately improves the bottom line, and positively influences the guest experience," said INNCOM VP of Marketing and Sales John Tavares. "Our RF-based wireless platform for temperature and lighting control, energy management and other applications, when combined with SAFLOK locks, provides hotels with even better room automation and security, property-wide communications and in-room controls.

“RF technology gives hotels with the ability to operate in a wireless environment, and that is so critical today for improving on energy costs and improving enterprise communications,” he said. “This is not new or revolutionary technology -- but a solution that is proven at countless hotels that once operated in an offline environment. The wireless RF infrastructure provided by INNCOM and SAFLOK keeps guests comfortable and keep the hotel operating more energy efficiently and secure.”

Kerry Hirschy, SAFLOK Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kaba Lodging Systems, said his company has significant experience with RF, and that expertise has been proven to enhance both security and energy across the industry.

“We welcome all attendees of HITEC to visit with both SAFLOK and INNCOM to see how we have greatly improved our product offerings since November," Hirschy said. “This is not 'ground-breaking' to the hospitality industry, nor is it an 'innovation slated as the next wave of wireless online systems.' Rather its proven technology already being used by our customers who consider SAFLOK and INNCOM to be the technology innovators who continually raise industry standards.

"Together INNCOM and SAFLOK are committed to helping hotels be their very best and providing exceptional service to guests," he said.
 
INNCOM invites all attendees of HITEC to visit them in Booth #623 or SAFLOK in Booth #1301 to get a close look of the integrated wireless RF solution. For more information on INNCOM and its products and services, please visit the company Web site at www.inncom.com.

INNCOMAbout INNCOM: Founded in 1986, INNCOM develops, manufactures, and markets advanced guestroom control systems for the global lodging industry. The company’s product line ranges from programmable digital thermostats to fully integrated energy management, lighting control and communication systems. All INNCOM products are designed to enhance guest comfort, safety and satisfaction while increasing bottom line profits for property owners. INNCOM systems are installed in more than 650,000 guestrooms in many of the most prestigious hotels in 26 countries.

About SAFLOK: SAFLOK has been a member of the Kaba Group since 2006. As a market innovator, SAFLOK has nearly 30 years of experience designing, manufacturing, and distributing electronic locks and systems. Its solutions are installed globally in the hospitality, lodging, multihousing, and commercial markets. SAFLOK is committed to delivering best-in-class solutions that help properties achieve improved operations and reduced costs. www.saflok.com.
 
About Kaba Holding AG: Kaba is a globally active, publicly traded security corporation. With its “Total Access” strategy, the Kaba Group is specialized in integrated solutions for security, organization, and convenience at building and information access points. Kaba is also the world market’s number-one provider of key blanks, key cutting and coding machines, transponder keys, and high-security locks. It is a leading provider of electronic access systems, locks, master key systems, hotel locking systems, security doors, and automatic doors. www.kaba.com.

About INNCOM International Inc.:
Founded in 1986, INNCOM develops, manufactures, and markets advanced guestroom control systems for the global lodging industry. The company’s product line ranges from programmable digital thermostats to fully integrated energy management, lighting control and communication systems. All INNCOM products are designed to enhance guest comfort, safety and satisfaction while increasing bottom line profits for property owners. INNCOM systems are installed in more than 750,000 guestrooms in many of the most prestigious hotels in 42 countries. For more information, visit www.inncom.com.


 
Contact:

Barb Worcester 
PRPRO
 440.930.5770
barbw@prproconsulting.com

John Tavares
INNCOM
 860.739.4468 x1144
john.tavares@inncom.com
www.inncom.com

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