The Trends That Stole the Show at GSX 2018

This year was the launch of the Global Security Exchange (GSX), formerly known as ASIS, and whether you’re a security director, end user, or OEM you had to be there to witness everything that is happening with today’s security technology. From Robotics to AI and Machine Learning to reimagined Mobile Applications, this year’s event was […]

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Mobile in Minutes

Mobile credentials are on the rise. They’re reaching popularity with consumers everywhere as people begin to experience the difference between using a keycard and using a smartphone to unlock their doors. Mobile keys mean more control, functionality, safety features, and lighter pockets as people no longer have to carry around traditional credentials. As mobile brings […]

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Employee Spotlight with Allen Dávila

Back by popular demand is our Employee Spotlight Interview. This time around we have Allen Davila, one of our talented and dedicated Hardware Engineers. UNIKEY: Allen, what is the best part of your job? ALLEN: The best part is that I don’t feel like I’m actually working. Though we’re constantly working on challenging things, the […]

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Product Management in an Ever-Changing Startup World

Product Management in an Ever-Changing Startup World 6 Minute Read Product management can be a difficult task for any company, and it’s no different for UniKey. It is important that our developers and engineers are well informed on what exactly it is they need to be working on. When working with our partners, it’s our […]

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New and Improved UniKey Website

As we make our way through Q3 of 2018, our team has been working hard alongside industry giants to develop and deploy the latest in physical access control technology and solutions. Since the company’s humble beginning in 2010, it’s seen several product launches, partnerships, and internal growth. For a company that is rapidly innovating, it’s […]

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“Swipe from the best, then adapt”

“Swipe from the best, then adapt” A quote from the author of In Search of Excellence, Tom Peters. Today in physical access control we’ve reached a point where we’re doing just that- swiping and adapting. Every great piece of technology was most likely adapted from another. The automobile was adapted from the horse and buggy, from […]

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Mobile Credentials: You’ve Been Using Them all Along

By 2021, experts predict that roughly 44 million mobile credentials will be downloaded and used to unlock home and office doors across the globe. However, these numbers don’t take into consideration all the other mobile credentials we use on a daily basis. It’s easy to make your way through theme park turnstiles or general admission at […]

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NFC vs RFID vs BLE: In Terms of Physical Security

Since the development of new communication standards like Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Near Field Communication (NFC), there’s been a lot of debate throughout the physical access control space on which one delivers the most bang for your buck. Additionally, with long-standing protocols like Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), the discussion then leads into a “if […]

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How it’s Made: Smart Cabinetry Pt 3

In our last blog post, we took an in-depth look at the hardware and embedded processes behind Mohammad’s SmartCabinet. “When I started the project, my deadline was the senior design fair, roughly 5 months out. Looking at the scope of work and time it would take to put it all together, I thought the project […]

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How it’s Made: Smart Cabinetry- Powered by UniKey Pt 2

A few weeks ago we sat down with Mohammad Hammad, our test engineering intern turned full-time engineer at UniKey Technologies. Mohammad filled us in on all the aspects of how rigorous and time consuming a senior design project for UCF’s College of Engineering and Computer Science can be. The weeks leading up to the final Smart […]

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