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Keyless Entry: What it is and How it Works

Keypad entryway system for commercial security

Keyless Entry: What is it and How it Works

Businesses have for a long time relied on the old fashioned lock and key system. Handing out keys to employees and constantly changing locks to maintain security just to re-distribute keys again is an outdated security process. Not only is it difficult to maintain but keys are easily misplaced, stolen, and copied posing a significant security threat. Modern technology has streamlined security and keyless entry systems are rapidly becoming a norm for modern businesses. Here are the three best options for updating your business’s security.

keypad access

With this lock, you use your own individual keypad code in order to enter your business with just an easy combination of a few buttons. This system is popular as it grants you greater control over those that have access to your establishment. With a keypad entry system, you can assign a temporary keypad code to someone requiring entry to your business and then delete it afterward. Though if you are assigning codes to employees where there are high turnover rates and you need to reject access to a constant stream of old users then other options might be more favorable. 

fob access

Key fobs have many unique advantages. Fobs are given to each employee and are scanned at the door of any selected entry point outside or within a facility. The scanner then detects if that individual has clearance to enter that area of the facility and unlocks the entryway for them. The advantages of this system are that designated individuals can be granted or denied access to selected areas in the facility. Similarly, instead of changing locks every time an employee leaves you can simply deactivate their fob’s access to your facility. As a bonus, you will always have a record of who has entered your facility whenever you might need it.

video-enabled intercoms

Intercom systems are an excellent way of vetting individuals before they enter your facility. Many are video-enabled forcing those entering your building to identify themselves and verify their clearance before a designated manager allows them access into the building. An added advantage of this system is having video footage that is reviewable at any time.

contact the flying locksmiths today

With over 70 years of commercial security experience, the Flying Locksmiths can help you upgrade your security to a keyless system that fits your organization’s needs. Our experts can help you with any security problem you might have, so call us today at 1-800-649-5397 or visit our site to find a location near you.