Electronic hotel lock software is a software especially designed for programming the key cards.
The usual solution programming key card is operating it on a PC.
Users open the software, the visual interface appear on the monitor of PC.
The operating fill in parameters by mouse and keyboard.
Hotel Lock Software features
A regular Hotel Lock software normally have following features
- A display list of all hotel guest rooms.
- A interface to show and fill in check-in info
- Basic data search functions.
- Room status functions
- Operating by mouse
- Programming card history records.
- Several other type function cards programming function.
- Mouse and keyboard needed
- A card encoder needed
- Link to Hotel PMS function
Difference with Hotel PMS
Actually many hotel door locks users does not clear the difference between hotel lock software and hotel PMS.
Many users want to get more on the hotel lock software, likes management of rooms, the income summary and even staff management functons.
These function could be better performed on hotel PMS, not hotel lock software.
The core value of hotel lock software is show the basic key card programming functions, and related hotel door locks setting functions.
Take KAHN system as example, it provides following functions
1. Guest key programming.
KAHN Lock Software have a special module named ‘Key Express’.
It is a Sub-program that especially working for quickly generate guest keys for customers.
This is a similar function as Hotel PMS guest key functions.
2. Various KAHN Special cards programming
As an advanced hotel door lock system, in KAHN Software the cards are divided into two categories according to purpose.
They are Access-purpose cards and Configure-purpose cards.
This is special function only contains in hotel lock software. You can not find it in hotel PMS.
3. History Data search
In KAHN lock software, there is a module ‘Report’. It saves check-in history records.
You can also easily find the similar module in hotel PMS.
Generally speaking, the lock software and the PMS both have the same point and different points. They exist for different purposes.The hotel lock software exist mange the hotel door locks and provide simple function of check-in.
Hotel PMS provide rich function not only include hotel guest keys but also contains hotel managements needs functions.