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Most, if not all, guest management systems in hotels use hotel key cards. You may have a hotel key card more than once in your life to access your room. You may also have some questions about how they work and how secure they are. People often think of hotel doors as highly secure, when in fact the technology protecting them may be outdated and in desperate need of modernization. I have found some information about hotel smart card lock system that I hope you will find helpful and you can read on to learn more.

This passage is going to talk about the followings of smart card lock system:

1) Types of hotel smart card lock system

2) Advanced applications for hotel smart card lock system

3) Our advantages

1) Types of hotel smart card lock system

Some hotels use access cards with a magnetic stripe (referred to as "magnetic stripe cards"). Magnetic stripe cards are also known as "swipe cards". However, there are other options for hotel access, such as proximity cards (RFID), perforated access cards, photo ID cards, barcode cards and smart cards. These can be used to enter rooms, use elevators and access specific areas of the building. All of these access methods are common parts of traditional access control systems.

Magnetic stripe hotel key cards

Magnetic stripe or swipe cards are a cost-effective option for large hotels, but they tend to wear out quickly and are not as secure as some other options. RFID cards are more durable and more expensive. Hole (punched) cards are based on a mechanical method that requires a hole in the card to fit into the reader's unique mechanism. These cards are less common.

Hotel Punched Cards

Example of a hotel punch card, a very old system that is rarely used today

All of the above examples are based on different technologies, but provide the same functionality for access control. Smart cards can contain a great deal of additional information about the user (regardless of who the smart card is assigned to). Smart cards can be used to grant the holder access to facilities other than hotel rooms, such as restaurants, gyms, swimming pools, laundry rooms, meeting rooms and any other amenities that require secure access to the building. With enhanced security and encryption standards, smart cards can collect information at every step of the holder's travel through the facility and allow hotels to obtain a joint record of all charges at once, without having to calculate separate bills built in the same location. This simplifies the hotel's financial management and creates a smoother experience for hotel guests.

Hotel key cards work with door readers installed in each door lock and can be programmed to open specific doors for defined periods of time.

2) Advanced applications for hotel smart card lock system

Modern hotel access control management systems can group door locks with multiple users to provide access to the same group, as well as an audit trail of who opens the door and when. For example, a group can access a hotel lobby door or staff restroom, but can only open during specific hours of the day if the administrator chooses to implement a specific access time window.

As we mentioned earlier, smart cards can also be used to grant holders unique access to elevators. For example, if a guest has reserved a penthouse and that floor is restricted to daily use, smart cards and advanced access readers can make the process a breeze! To learn more about elevator access control systems in detail, please contact us and one of our staff members will be ready to answer your questions.

3) Our advantages

Hecere was founded in 2008. At beginning, our main business was smart cards, such as magnetic stripe cord, contact chip cord and RFID card.

In 2015, our company started to manufacture BFID label We gradually expanded our business rom smart cards to RFID labels.

In 2017. we integrated resources of RFID wristbands RFID keyfobs RFID anti-metol tag RFID reader RFID lock and so on, which bunt a powerful supply BEID products cham to meet our client's various requirements.

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