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  • Course Description: AEC Daily: Smart Locks: Access Management Made Easy


    Smart access control and management systems are quickly gaining popularity in multifamily and multitenant properties, and the smart lock market is poised for rapid growth both domestically and internationally. Understanding how smart locks work can be advantageous for architects, specifiers, and construction professionals to help their clients design and develop properties with enhanced security, efficiency, and simplicity in access management. Smart locks are quickly moving beyond mechanical functions to create streamlined, efficient lifestyles. This course discusses the technology, features, and benefits of smart locks while outlining current trends and options.



    Learning Objective

    Explain what makes up IoT/cloud-based smart lock and access control systems and why they are becoming more desirable.

    Discuss how to select door hardware and access control devices for door openings for different applications in multitenant properties.

    Identify the benefits of smart locks compared to traditional physical keying systems and legacy keyless entry in terms of security, safety, accessibility, efficiency, and lifestyle.

    Recognize how smart access systems use roles, permissions, and automated scheduling to customize user access, whether on-site or remotely.