Integration provides Virdee and ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions hospitality customers with a seamless virtual reception and contactless access solution
AUSTIN, Texas– March 10, 2021 – Virdee, a SaaS company serving the lodging, multifamily and commercial real estate industries, announced today it has entered into the Certified Partner program by ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions (OTCMKTS: ASAZY), a global leader in access solutions, to deliver a robust contactless check-in and Mobile Access solution to joint hospitality customers and third-party integrators.
Virdee’s secure, contactless check-in flow allows ID-verified users to obtain keys for building access either at an in-lobby check-in station and/or digitally through its mobile app.
- Expands Virdee’s electronic hotel locks portfolio: By equipping properties with Visionline’s access management technology, ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions provides properties with the ability to manage both offline or online-based locks. The integration of this leading manufacturer’s access solutions into Virdee’s virtual reception platform provides customers, and their guests, the efficiency of a self-service check-in experience.
- Provides secure, mobile key accessibility: The transition to contactless, self-service and user-friendly access is quickly becoming a must have across real estate verticals, especially at hotels. By partnering with industry leaders such as ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, Virdee demonstrates its commitment to providing its customers with the latest in contactless experiences.
- Industry-leading data encryption: Mobile Access by ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions also utilizes the latest in data encryption protocols to prevent unauthorized access. This includes the use of secure communication channels to deliver digital keys and room number information to guest devices which is then stored within a digital strongbox on a guest-facing mobile app.
Branigan Mulcahy, Virdee co-founder, said: “We couldn’t be more thrilled to work with ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions as a Certified Partner moving forward. The hoteliers, asset owners and property managers who rely on ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions and its VingCard products can now use Virdee to bridge the gap between contactless check-in and contactless access when they want a self-service experience.”
Nadav Cornberg, Virdee co-founder and chief technologist, said: “In an era of disruptive change and shifting models in guest services and operations, Virdee provides a new standard – leading the industry toward the adoption of contactless, guest-centric transactions to reduce costs, increase margins and boost profitability. This collaboration ensures our joint customers have the type of contactless experience needed to provide flexibility for guests and owners.”
Virdee is a SaaS company providing best-in-class virtual reception and customer engagement software for clients and their tenants, guests, and other stakeholders. Virdee helps building owners reduce costs and generate ancillary revenue by automating front-of-house workflows via its mobile application and in-lobby experiences. Using an API-first approach, Virdee connects platforms for ID verification, payment collection, access control and remote support. Visit www.virdee.co to learn more.
About ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions
The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. Every day, we help billions of people experience a more open world. ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions is dedicated to reimagining how people move through their world. Our expertise in customer journey mapping, innovation and service design leads to the invention of new security solutions that create value for our clients and exceptional experiences for end users.
For the hospitality market, these solutions include integrated software systems, mobile access and location solutions designed to help our customers enhance the hotel guest experience, while improving operational efficiency. In order to provide best-in-class customer service, we offer support in more than 166 countries. For more information, please visit assaabloyglobalsolutions.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.