Improve security and control with smart access

Unlock with digital keys, get live event notifications and more

Walking and Talking

Meet government compliances

We'll help you meet PCI compliance and other Government regulations so that the data in your server rooms is protected with a strong physical security system.

Improve your visitor management

With our NB-IoT smartlocks you know who is in your offices, where they are at anytime and how long they stay. You can also keep your rooms and buildings secure by automating the visitor management process with self-check-in.

Share access with digital keys

You can generate and share a digital key in seconds from our access management software and digital keys apps to your meetings rooms, shared labs, share common rooms.

Track your employees movements 

Employees must know where their staff are in the workplace at all times for OH&S and for insurance reasons. You can track and monitor staff and contractors across all your sites at all times.

Use NB-IoT smartlock like a typical keycard system


Create Digital Key

You can program your smart lock once for time -sensitive keycard use over Global IoT network with Digital Keys app 


Write to NFC Mifare card

You can write to NFC cards/tokens with the Digital Keys app (works with phones with NFC/HCE)


Unlock with card

You can unlock lock locally everytime with your NFC Mifare card/NFC token (don't have to rely on going over network) 


Get live notifications

You get instant notifications, texts of who unlocked your specific lock at what time. This  is also stored for analytics.

Existing access control technologies has limitations

Existing Access control is limited by onsite power, onsite infrastructure and lacks security features. Compare below.

Time-sensitive access control

Set up costs

Costs per lock

Onsite Infrastructure

Battery Life

Online Solution*


Multiple locks use


NB IoT Systems


$250 - $450


2-5 years


2048 bit RSA encryption + 128 bit SSL encryption + DLTS + VPN + licenced network


RFID Keycard Systems


Approx $6000


Wiring, card encoder box, onsite PC/software, controller box, programmer device 

Wiring, card encoder box, onsite PC/software, controller box, programmer device 

Mains powered


Hacked; subject to man-in the middle attacks


Wi-Fi systems


Approx $300

Wi-Fi systems (routers, modems, bridges) 


Router, modem, ISP, cables, bridge, boosters, phone line

6 -12 months


128 bit SSL encryption + congested, unstable, inscure network. Hacked


*Online solution includes smartphone digital keys app unlocking, self check-in, big data analytics, remote unlock, live audit, battery notifications, 24/7 virtual hotel desk, cancel digital keys anytime

Featured Customer

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TOPdigital Group NB-IoT smartlocks project

Headquartered in Malaga, Spain, Top Digital develops a multitude of activities in various sectors from telecommunications and software development to retailing and the distribution of household appliances and electronics to 40 stores in Spain.

Task - With many of TOPdigital’s customers being large enterprises, purchasing mobile phones, electronics, and security equipment from them, a demand had been emerging for an end-to-end connected smart access control solution that could also be bundled with their existing product range.

Solution Following successful trials in their offices, new access management software and apps were built specific for Spanish shops, offices, banks and hotels. Digital Keys supplied the API’s, the smartlocks and the technical support to develop the product. The smartlocks were connected to the Vodafone Spain NB-IoT network.


Benefit The product was sold to companies all over Spain bundled with TopDigital's existing products - customers included Zurich, banks and credit unions such as BBVA, universities, and a hotel chain in southern Spain.

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We are confident that the Digital Keys NB IoT access control solution is the right fit for offices, hotels and apartment buildings in Spain


Manuel Illanes

CTO TopDigital Group