Why key-based digital smart locks are impractical for critical infrastructure management

Digital smart locks have proven to create high added value for the critical infrastructure segment when there is a need to manage numerous sites in remote locations with a large number of users. However, smart locks can be classified into two groups: keyless and key-based. Let’s analyze the many reasons why key-based smart locks are impractical: 

For all these reasons (and more), when considering digitalizing access for critical infrastructure, a keyless option is always the better one.

Author: Joaquim Serrahima, Director Global Key Accounts Telecom, iLOQ