Your Mobile Phone Becomes Your Room Key with OpenWays Mobile Key DUAL Including Bluetooth Smart
January 29, 2014 8:08pm
OpenWays announcing another industry first: Global travelers can now use their own mobile phone as a room key and bypass the front desk using ANY of the 6.8 billion cell phones or smartphones worldwide with any mobile carrier worldwide; Mobile Key DUAL© Bluetooth Smart is built on a unique multi-technology platform including: Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE), Near Field Communication (NFC), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), and Crypto Acoustic Credential (CAC)
Los Angeles - JANUARY 30, 2014 - OpenWays, the world leader in mobile key services for hotels and the developer of the hospitality industry's first ubiquitous mobile-based front desk bypass solution that enables travelers to use any of the 6.8 billion cell phones or smartphones worldwide as a mobile room key, is unveiling yet another industry first: Mobile Key DUAL© with Bluetooth Smart (BT 4.0 BLE) -- the only Bluetooth-enabled mobile key solution on the market WITHOUT LIMITS to a particular mobile operating system. The Mobile Key DUAL© solution combines OpenWays' Crypto Acoustic Credential (CAC™) Technology and Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth Low Energy to enable ALL travelers to bypass traditional hotel check-in/-out processes and proceed straight to their rooms upon arrival and securely open their room locks (existing locks supplied by the major electronic lock vendors) with ANY mobile phone, including non-smartphones.
"OpenWays is leveraging the Bluetooth Smart technology platform utilized by our new residential line of smart devices, OKIDOKEYS, which launched earlier this month at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, to strengthen a hotel's mobile strategy and future-proof its line-busting mobile key investment that enables modern guests to bypass the check-in /-out process," said Pascal Metivier, OpenWays founder and CEO. "Mobile Key DUAL© with Bluetooth Smart can be deployed globally by hotels without having to worry about which mobile phone device or mobile operating system their guests are using or which electronic lock vendor installed their door hardware."
To see OpenWays' Mobile Key technology for home automation, click here.
Mobile Key involves a portfolio of intellectual property including 27 patents, design patents and pending patents. It is based on a multi-technology platform including Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE), Near Field Communication (NFC), RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and Crypto Acoustic Credential (CAC™).
To see OpenWays' Mobile Key for hotels technology in action, click here.
Twice the Functionality, NOT the Price
Mobile Key by OpenWays securely delivers an encrypted Mobile Key "credential" to the right user anywhere in the world. Installation of the technology at hotels involves a simple and cost efficient upgrade to the hotel's existing room locks to include an OpenWays DUAL decoding device. The solution does not require any door modification (drilling) which protects the fire rating of a hotel's room doors. New locks that are factory made with the OpenWays DUAL module built in are also provided by major electronic lock vendors.
Mobile Key DUAL© with Bluetooth Smart enables hotels to offer a front-desk bypass solution that contains Bluetooth Smart technologies while still being fully carrier and lock provider independent. It is highly secured and operates on trusted networks. Apple's iBeacon is also supported as part of the Bluetooth 4.0 BLE release.
"Mobile Key DUAL© with Bluetooth Smart is guest centric while building a strong competitive advantage for any hotel," Metivier said. "Fewer guest transactions at the front desk means lower transaction costs and the ability to streamline staff to other areas of the hotel where guest-facing services are needed most. It also reduces costs associated with purchasing plastic keycards; because Mobile Key is made only of data, it is the greenest key on the planet. In addition to its interoperable nature, Mobile Key DUAL© with Bluetooth Smart is user friendly, and it is helping hotels across the globe deliver heightened customer satisfaction, guest loyalty and brand recognition. As hospitality's mobile key pioneer, hotels looking to jump-start their mobile strategies would be wise to deploy this future-proof and investment-proof solution from OpenWays."
For more information on Mobile Key DUAL© with Bluetooth Smart, visit www.openways.com or contact Michael at email@example.com.
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