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19 & 20 October 2022


Onity DirectKey™ mobile key solution - Move ahead of the crowd

With technology preferences rapidly changing and expectations running high, it is essential to create a favorable guest experience. Today, hotels must connect with guests in entirely new ways, empowering them to take control of their stay and how they interact with your hotel and staff.

DirectKey, is Onity’s cost-effective, secure and easy-to-use solution which allows guests to use their smartphone as their room key. Combining Bluetooth® and cloud technologies, DirectKey can enhance guest experience for hotels of any size.  Through integration with a hotel property management system (PMS) and OnPortal, properties can implement DirectKey to enable contactless check-in and property access so hotel guests can bypass reception and go directly to their room. 

Onity´s DirectKey system is built on a proven key credentialing platform that has been deployed across an installed base of 4 million Bluetooth locking devices in multiple industries. It is a great option for properties that are preserving social distancing guidelines and seeking to enhance contactless access. 

DirectKey advantages for the Hotel

- Easy 24h access

- Operational efficiency

- Loyalty build-up

- On-line system capability

- Enhanced security

- Convenient upgrades

DirectKey advantages for the User

- Avoids waiting at front desk

- Access from a convenient distance, no need to wake up the lock touching it with the phone

- Secure key credentials remain on the mobile phone

- Digital expectations fulfilled

- An option for all preferences, mobile or card

- Enhanced guest experience

Onity mobile credentialing experience

DirectKey technology stands out as a pioneering platform in mobile credentialing. Onity released its DirectKey system for major hotel brands in 2015, and now the technology is deployed in more than 5,000 hotels and 900,000 rooms worldwide. Since the launch of DirectKey in 2015, guests have used Onity’s mobile key credentials to open doors more than 100 million times. 

About Onity

With over 80 years of expertise beginning as a mechanical lock manufacturer and 5+ million locks installed in more than 30,000 properties, Onity is now one of the world’s leading providers of electronic locking systems, access control, and contactless mobile key solutions. The company's family of technological solutions also includes electronic in-room safes, minibars and energy management systems.

With worldwide sales, installation, and technical support network that covers over 125 countries, we have become a leading provider of innovative facility technologies for the hospitality, marine, education, corporate and military markets. 

Recognized for offering guaranteed quality products and service, Onity is proud to have agreements with more than 250 of the most prestigious hotel chains worldwide, plus independent and boutique properties. 

Onity is part of Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.

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