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How Technology is Improving the Performance of the Electronic Digital Lock

Thursday, 10 October 2013  |  Codelocks Marketing

During the last few years we’ve seen a rise in the popularity of standalone electronic digital locks as a means to control access within buildings.

Entry-level mechanical locks have been on the market for many years, and increasingly, these are now being replaced with electronic products that have more advanced programming features – allowing them to be used as an alternative to the more expensive wired systems.

With digital locks, access is gained by punching numbers into a keypad, negating the need to use or manage keys. Key management can be a major consideration for facilities managers (FMs), as keys often get lost or stolen. Simply replacing a key does not necessarily regain ‘control’ of the lock.