The UniKey Platform

Imagine a world where you don't have to do the typical "phone, keys, wallet" check every time you walk out the door. A world where access to your home, car, and office is all simplified. Your phone is now your key.  With UniKey's one-of-a-kind mobile key platform, access control is taking on a new appearance, where security and convenience are no longer mutually exclusive. 

UniKey: A Year in Review

UniKey: A Year in Review

For UniKey Technologies, 2017 has been a momentous year full of expansion and collaboration. With several products coming to life this year and nearly a dozen scheduled to launch in 2018, the company is rapidly delivering secure mobile access control solutions all over the world. To expand on UniKey’s 2017 goals and successes and gather more insight into future endeavors, we sat down with Phil Dumas, Founder and CEO, and Lee Odess, COO.

What is UniKey all About?

What is UniKey all About?

Since the beginning, UniKey has been redefining the way the world accesses everything. What started out as a small team working tirelessly to deliver the world's first residential smart lock has now grown into an organization of over 50 individuals dedicated to bringing all locks online.

ASIS 2017: What to Expect

ASIS 2017: What to Expect

From cyber security to internal workplace safety, this year’s ASIS Convention is sure to pack many interesting topics, demonstrations, and industry education into three incredible days. In addition to all of the events and a massive showcase floor that will hold over 500 exhibitors, this year’s ASIS will host some unique keynote presentations. Among the list of speakers is former President George W. Bush, Shark Tank judge and serial entrepreneur, Mark Cuban, author and business consultant, Scott Klososky, as well as the first female F-14 Tomcat aviator/ former lieutenant, Carey Lohrenz.

Access Control: Powered by UniKey, Designed by You

Access Control: Powered by UniKey, Designed by You

In 2012 UniKey’s founder, Phil Dumas, went on Shark Tank and showcased a working prototype of the world’s first smart lock. Shortly thereafter UniKey became exclusively recognized as a smart lock company. In the 15 minutes Phil presented the product, the sharks and viewers were able to see its incredible built-in features. However, what they didn’t see was the concrete foundation this smart lock and its technology was laying for the future of the access control industry.

Mobile Access Control: 5 Reasons Platform Providers Do It Better

Mobile Access Control: 5 Reasons Platform Providers Do It Better

Whether it’s Latch or Kevo or even the Ellipse bike lock, mobile access control is experiencing a boom. In all key verticals: residential, commercial, automotive, and so on, we’re seeing this trend driving many companies to build sophisticated mobile access products. Some companies are developing these products on their own mobile key platforms, while others are partnering with reliable access control platform providers. In almost every use case, the benefits of integrating with a secure platform greatly outweigh the drawbacks. We discuss a few reasons why in this blog post. 

Don’t Underestimate a Reliable Experience

Don’t Underestimate a Reliable Experience

In 2017, access control (and even our smartphones) should be something that we can take for granted, so much so that it shouldn’t even be a thought in our minds, and become a reliably, uneventful part of our lives. Read on to find out how access control, in a sense, is essentially the smartphone of the technology and security industries. There’s nothing overly flashy or ostentatious about it; it just simply works and remains consistent in its foundation and performance.