Acknowledged by the security and IoT community
A cloud native door control provides centralized management, visibility and control without the cost and complexity of traditional physical access systems.
Kisi's products are built from the ground up for the cloud management and scale - they come out of the box with centralized management, real time updates, cloud wiring, diagnostics and much, much more.
Kisi devices can be rapidly deployed without training or proprietary command line interfaces, let alone expensive certifications.
Deploy one and scale to infinity.
Kisi's products are built for cloud management and scale - they come out of the box with centralized management, real time updates, Cloud Wiring™, diagnostics and much, much more.
Door controllers and card or phone readers are deployed at your facility by a Kisi licensed technician. Devices are enrolled via a web-based access control dashboard.
You have complete visibility and control over your facility and doors over the web. Configure thousands of devices, on- and off-board employees and view reports with a few clicks.
Tasks such as updating devices or vacation settings are automated by the cloud.
Kisi's IoT architecture requires any device to talk through your firewall first.
No unauthorized device to device communication on legacy protocols.
See wiring diagrams in our "How it works" section.
Kisi controller is installed in the IT / communications room.
The doors has pre-existing electrified locks or they are installed by certified Kisi-installer
Kisi's architecture makes sure any device first talkes to your firewall. This is why there is no direct connection between the reader and control panel, so it's physically impossible to directly talk to the panel without getting blocked by the firewall.
If you are using NFC cards, yes, Kisi readers will work with your existing cards. Otherwise we have a secure way of enabling your cards, please contact us for more information.
All our devices are cloud first. This means that complexity is off-loaded to software. The remaining hardware is so essential that most of its components will never be replaced, such as relays.
We've built the system with setup and maintenance in mind. With Kisi products you have the advantage to start with a simple, 1 unit deployment, but are able to scale it up to an unlimited number of devices. Similar to how electric cars don't need gears.
The simple answer is: Anything with a wire works for us. We've never met anyone who runs their internet router on batteries and we wouldn't recommend that for door locks either. That's why we work with electrified mortise or magnetic locks as well as electric strikes, elevators or turnstiles. Our contribution to a "smart lock" is really focussing on the "smart" part.
The readers are running on CAT6 cable. If a low voltage cable is already available, you can utilize that but data connection would be limited to WiFi only.