Posted on 23rd of December, 2020

Three smart lock solutions to go on your Christmas wishlist

It’s that time of the year again! While Christmas is upon us, it’s never too late to fill up your wishlist. In fact, the beauty of this wishlist is that it doesn’t expire and is an investment that can be claimed at any time you would like it to be.

We have put together a list of the solutions we think will be the key to filling your life with efficiency, security, and reliable management of your space. Whether you run a coliving space or manage a store; If you are looking for ways in which to do so that are optimized and smart, this list will give you some inspiration on the possibilities that await you.

Without further ado, here is our Christmas wishlist of three smart lock solutions:


What if we told you there was a way to let your tenants manage their own space? In a way that is controlled and secure, of course. This can be made a reality with Pod. This addition to the SALTO KS and the KS Connect API enables building managers (Site admins) to create a small independent group of members named 'Pod'. Through this functionality, building managers get the chance to outsource access control management to their tenants. The feature helps keep an overview of their buildings' operations and save a lot of time and energy for building management.

On the other hand, tenants have the unique experience of managing access to their own space: A Pod can be a floor within a building such as an apartment or an office that’s managed by its Pod members (tenants). These tenants have access to the Pod at all times and can even invite guests to the Pod for specific timeframes.

In this way, you can transfer responsibilities and powers to tenants who can be in charge of their own space in a centralized manner that works in favour of all parties.

Streaming API

KS Connect Streaming API is a service that allows KS Connect Partners and their users to see ‘Entries’ and ‘Incidents’ in real-time, by providing the ability to subscribe to each Site that is being managed by the integration. By allowing entries and incidents endpoints to be accessed in real-time, the Streaming API optimizes communication between your server and our API.

"The KS Connect Streaming API allows partners to fetch data real-time from the Connect API, allowing for direct insights into property and door usage. We’re proud to deliver this feature to our partner network" - Alexander Rosdorff, KS Connect Partner Manager at SALTO KS.

With this feature, you can have the opportunity to gain advanced access to data in real-time, making your operations seamless.

The service is tied to KS Connect & KS Core and is able to serve only partners that have access to our API(s). Visit this page to find out more about our Integration Partners, or how you can become one.


All over the world, practising social distancing and upholding hygiene levels are being prioritized more than ever before. The surface area exposure we encounter from the mundane task of opening a door can be the factor which puts us at risk. This is why the final addition we recommend for your smart lock solution wishlist, is - BioCote® antimicrobial coated technology. Through effectively reducing a broad spectrum of microbes by up to 99.9%, BioCote® antimicrobial technology provides integrated and lasting hygienic protection that supports regular cleaning regimes and hand hygiene.

Since 2011, SALTO Systems, in partnership with BioCote® – the market-leading antimicrobial technology supplier – has incorporated antimicrobial silver ion technology in its smart electronic lock range, electronic cylinders, locker locks, and supporting devices like wall readers.

The addition of BioCote’s antimicrobial technology helps reduce microbes on product surfaces and improves hygienic building environments, ultimately creating a cleaner environment for both users and visitors.

“The more hygienic the environment, the less chance of cross-contamination. This helps to reduce the spread of microbes around a building as microbes are not transferred from door to door and surface to surface” - Aznar Sethna, CSMO SALTO Systems.

We hope this list inspires you to expand your solution base and discover new technologies which can change your world of operations, management and security. What’s more, is that the user, tenant or guest is benefitted just as much as you are!

Not sure which access control system is suitable for your business? Contact us! We are happy to guide you on your way to the access control solution that is perfectly tailored to your business needs.

Before we let you go, we would like to wish you a happy holiday season!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our readers wherever in the world you may be. We hope all your wishlist dreams come true!

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SALTO KS provides a flexible access control management system that requires no software installation or the added expense of a fully-wired electronic product. Modern cloud-based, wireless access control systems are easy and simple to use for businesses including Coworking Spaces, Coliving Buildings, Purpose Built Student Accommodation, Retail, Multi-Tenant Housing, Gyms and many more. Our best in class wireless access control solution and smart locks guarantee the efficiency for your business. Integrate smart locks, start easily managing wireless access control now!

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