Kingkey Chooses Reliability and Guest-Friendly Interaction from VingCard®
Leading Hospitality Security Provider Supplies New Kingkey Palace Hotel with the Right Balance of Security and Ease-of-Use with Classic by VingCard
“Our property needed a reliable, user-friendly locking solution that could be used by our diverse guests,” said Mr. Huaxing Chen, purchasing manager of the Kingkey Palace Hotel. “The Classic lock provided the highest level of security while employing a system that proved simple and convenient for guests.”
Classic by VingCard employs cutting-edge technology to offer a unique design for user-friendly guest interaction. The system utilizes a high-quality brass escutcheon reinforced by a steel plate and solid brass handles to provide unsurpassed security to hotels. The system also uses a unique life safety cylinder, a recordable emergency overdrive, and a “panic release” deadbolt activated by a single action of the inner handle.
“With Classic by VingCard, our staff can easily maintain total control of the property and the needs of our guests,” said Chen. “The ability to recode locks from outside the room and new ‘flash’ technology that allows us to reprogram or update locks without replacing expensive hardware, has changed the way our hotel operates.”
The standalone electronic lock is controlled by software existing in the individual lock and activated by cards coded in the issuing computer. Since the cylinder is recoded from the outside of the lock, the key cards can be recoded without disturbing guests at the property. Built with a full mortise ANSI or EURO lock case, with a security latch and strong deadbolt, the Classic lock has been tested in more than 1.2 million openings without visible signs of wear and tear according to Tommy Leung, Managing Director ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Greater China.
“The Classic lock is one of our most popular standalone electronic locks for hotel properties worldwide,” said Leung. “The self-lubricating, long life bearings combined with our unique security features will provide the property with a long-term, reliable locking solution they can count on.”
Additionally, by installing Classic by VingCard, The Kingkey Palace Hotel will have the option to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their Classic locks in the future to employ contactless technology as well as Near Field Communication (NFC) cell phone compatibility. With Classic RFID by VingCard, existing VingCard customers don’t need to replace their current locks entirely; instead, only the end cap and card reader needs to be changed. The three-step upgrade requires hoteliers to 1) remove the outside Classic by VingCard escutcheon, 2) replace the end-cap with the new Classic RFID by VingCard module, and 3) enjoy the benefits of contactless RFID.
“The Kingkey Palace can rest assured that they have installed a locking solution that will continue to adapt based on constantly changing technology,” said Leung. “Should the hotel desire RFID technology, in just a few simple steps, the property can be up and running on Classic RFID. This will allow them to enjoy the benefits of upgrading to RFID technology without any downtime or unnecessary cost.”
Classic RFID is a secure open-platform system compatible with the three leading RFID ISO standards (ISO 14443A/MiFare, ISO 14443B, ISO 15693) and also the Near Field Communication (NFC) transaction platform for cell phones, therefore eliminating the guesswork for hoteliers in choosing the right technology standard.
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About VingCard Elsafe | The world leader in hotel security technology, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality has products installed in more than 36,000 properties worldwide, securing in excess of 6 million hotel rooms. The ASSA ABLOY Group, a publicly listed company, is a world leader in security and hospitality systems. VingCard provides numerous electronic locking system solutions, including traditional magnetic-strip, smartcard systems and the latest RFID electronic locks compatible with the main ISO standards: ISO 14.443A (MIFARE), ISO 14.443B, ISO15.693 and NFC-compatible (Near Field Communication), fully integrated PMS interface software solutions, as well as the world leader in wireless online locking solutions for hotels based on ZigBee secured open platform. VingCard has worldwide service and support in more than 166 countries. Elsafe provides the first UL-listed (1037) hotel safe series on the market today in keypad and card-based models. Safes that include a UL-listed internal power outlet to support recharging of laptops and camcorders, full wireless online capabilities and RFID versions compatible with VingCard system. Elsafe customers also enjoy the same worldwide service and support. The ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group is dedicated to the hospitality industry. For more information on VingCard Elsafe, visit or .
Kingkey Palace Hotel | The Kingkey Palace Hotel, a property of Kingkey Limited, is ideally located in Shenzhen City, with a captivating view of Dapeng Bay. Featuring 3,500 square Meters of private gardens, as well as three restaurants, a lounge, bar, conference center, spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, coffee shop and sauna, the property is ideal for all types of travelers. For more information go to .
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