Onity® ADVANCE™ RFID Electronic Locking Solution Chosen for Award Winning Santa Barbara Ramada Limited Upgrade
ATLANTA-- October 8, 2010 -- Onity recently completed installation of the ADVANCE RFID electronic locks at the Ramada Limited hotel located in Santa Barbara, Calif., bordering the coastal foothills of the Santa Ynez mountains. ADVANCE is a modular two-piece locking system that allows hoteliers to easily upgrade to the latest security technology without replacing their entire lock. The RFID reader technology is the most recent option to be added to the ADVANCE line. Onity, one of the world's leading providers of electronic locking solutions, is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
ADVANCE RFID offers a selection of aesthetic options, including finishes, handle designs, and cover plates that allow hoteliers to blend the guest room door locks into any hotel décor. The modular design also allows a cost-effective upgrade path, making it easy and affordable to keep up with the latest security technology as it evolves.
The hotel also purchased over 100 electronic in-room safes to help protect and secure their guests' valuables.
For additional information, please contact Suzanne Fritz at 1-866-86-ONITY (66489), or visit www.onity.com.
Onity (formerly TESA Entry Systems, Inc.), a leading global provider of electronic locking systems, offers innovative technological solutions and services for the Hospitality, Corporate, Education, Government and Marine markets. The company's ever-expanding family of facility management solutions includes electronic locks, in-room safes, and Senercomm® energy-management systems. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, Onity has R&D and manufacturing operations in Spain, Mexico, China, and the U.S., as well as an extensive sales and service network that spans more than 115 countries around the globe. For information about Onity's electronic hospitality solutions please visit www.onity.com.
About UTC Fire & Security
Onity is a business of UTC Fire & Security, which provides fire safety and security solutions to more than 1 million customers around the world. Headquartered in Connecticut, U.S., UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information can be found at www.utcfireandsecurity.com.
With over 900 hotels around the world, Ramada offers high-quality accommodations at value prices. Free high speed Internet, comfy beds and a selection of hotels are some of the amenities being offered by Ramada. The Ramada Limited also offers guests free continental breakfast and swimming pools at most locations.
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Suzanne R. Fritz
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