Can you deactivate a key card?
In Latch Manager, you can activate or deactivate a Keycard for a resident by navigating to that person’s detail page and tapping ‘Activate’ or ‘Deactivate’.
How are hotel keys programmed?
As a general rule, the access process is completed by swiping the card through the magnetic reader. RFID or proximity cards don’t require the swiping motion. They use radio frequencies to enable access from a programmed short distance (hence the term “proximity”). RFID cards belong to the group of contactless cards.
Are hotel key cards reused?
Then along came new technology, and hotels introduced card keys. Just like metal keys, they are reusable, but much quicker to replace, and they are a lot safer for our guests. The technology is simple. They check out using kiosks or by accessing the hotel’s computer system through their guest room televisions.
Why do hotel keys stop working?
The quality of the key itself is low and the magnetized strip doesn’t retain the code properly. There is a nick in the magnetized strip of the card that prevents it from being read correctly.
Where can I buy RFID key cards for hotels?
RFID Hotel is the nation’s largest and most trusted supplier of RFID Key Cards and RFID Credentials for Hotels. For sales and order assistance, call (888) 249-3068. All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners.
What is a hotel key card and how does it work?
This streamlines the financial management of the hotel and creates a smoother experience for the hotel guest. Hotel key cards are used with door card readers installed on each door lock and can be programmed to open specific doors in defined time periods.
How does an RFID key card work?
An RFID key card can be programmed to open only specific doors (or only one) for a specific amount of time. (Hotels use keycards to authorize their guests only to access their hotel room and the fitness center, set to stop working the morning of checkout.)
What are the most common myths about hotel key cards?
The most common myths about key cards are related to the information stored on them. For example, many people believe that the cards contain sensitive user data, such as personal or financial information. The fact is, the majority of hotel key cards store only room numbers and dates of stay.