Industry leader to demonstrate new hotel security, design and Mobile Access offerings at world’s largest hotel technology show

Stockholm – June 21, 2016 – ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, the global leader in security and access solutions for the lodging market, will debut its most recent design and technology innovations for the hotel industry at the world’s largest annual technology exposition. HITEC 2016, being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, June 20-23, is expected to draw a record crowd of over 5,500 industry professionals this year to discover the latest products and services from more than 300 exhibitors. Continuing a tradition of innovation, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality will conduct demonstrations and previews of its latest locking and security solutions at Booth # 1201.

Already installed on more than 130,000 guestroom door locks around the world, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access has revolutionized the industry by allowing guests to use personal smart devices as secure guestroom keys. Based on ASSA ABLOY’s proprietary Seos security technology protocol, Mobile Access integrates with the hotel PMS to allocate a guestroom and generate a digital key that is encrypted and securely delivered to a guest’s smartphone, which then places the key in a secure key vault within the hotel’s mobile app. When presented to the appropriate lock, the app transmits the encrypted key via a secure communication channel, in order to unlock the door and allow access.

At HITEC 2016, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality will demonstrate how it is taking this industry leading Mobile Access solution to a whole new level, making it fully compatible with their most advanced, design-centric locking solutions —VingCard Allure and Essence.

VingCard Allure is a next generation electronic locking solution that provides the ultimate in security and minimalistic design, moving hardware from guestroom doors onto adjacent walls. Replacing external components with a sleek, modern signage panel that controls the locking mechanism, Allure offers a range of features that can be tailored to a hotel’s unique design needs. VingCard Essence takes minimalism to the extreme by encasing all electronic components inside the door itself and making security virtually invisible to guests. Both solutions are now being made available with ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access, allowing hoteliers to combine the most advanced security technology with a unique and memorable design. To further complement a hotel’s aesthetic design and allow a range of customization options, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality will also be showcasing a new line of designer handles by sister company, Valli & Valli at HITEC.

In addition to debuting its latest locking and security solutions, the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access Onboarding Team will be on hand at HITEC to consult with hoteliers on the best protocol for implementing industry leading digital key technology at their properties. Properties may choose to integrate the service into their own existing app and back-end systems using a specially developed Mobile Access Software Development Kit (SDK) or provide basic Mobile Access functionality, through the use of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality’s proprietary solution. Alternatively, those that wish to offer a mobile app beyond simple access control but do not have an app of their own, may select a solution from a third party certified partner, many of which are also exhibiting at HITEC 2016. A list of Certified Partners will be provided at Booth # 1201.

For a free demonstration at HITEC, please visit us at booth # 1201, or for more information on ASSA ABLOY Hospitality solutions, visit