Openpath is an access control provider with a suite of hardware and software products which include door readers, access panels, mobile access apps and a management dashboard.
Openpath's reader communicates via RS-485 directly to the control panel as well as supports standards like Wiegand.
Comparing that to Kisi's Reader Pro with fully online firmware allows real time Over-The-Air (OTA) updates. Beyond that all data coming from Kisi's reader will run through your firewall so you have absolute control should any anomalies appear. Check out Kisi's reader here.
Openpath's Android App has about 500 downloads and a rating of 3.7. (last fetched October 19th)
Openpath iOS App and Android App:
Comparing that to Kisi's App with about with 10,000+ installs and a rating of 4.2. Both apps are built natively which means that all possibilities the respective hardware allows are leveraged.
If you use Kisi, coming from an elevator or not having internet is not a problem - the phones can be fully offline!
Currently Openpath does not publish any pricing information on their website.
Kisi's Cloud Based Physical Access Control System operates purely in the cloud, making it easy to set up and highly scalable as you expand.
Admins are able to easily establish granular controls with group, user and time-based restrictions -- just to name a few. End users have a range of unlocking options, including mobile apps available on Android and iOS, key cards and fobs.
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