Entrance automation in condominium

Facilitate movement within the condominium with the new intelligent solutions for the flow of people

Accessing your condominium and taking the elevator to reach the apartment where you live are actions that we perform every day, almost automatically.

In some cases, however, they can represent a problem. What to do when our hands are full of shopping bags or strollers and we have difficulty opening the front door? How to avoid touching the elevator buttons so as not to come into contact with dirty surfaces?

Today, new technological solutions are found for intelligent residential buildings that help improve daily life by simplifying some usual operations. Your home should be a place of relaxation, away from everyday stress, and routine gestures, such as entering the house, opening the door to visitors or collecting shipments should be simple and practical.

KONE, a leading company in managing the flow of people – aka People Flow® – has developed services that make buildings increasingly smart and create a unique user experience.

Hygiene guaranteed with KONE Elevator Call

The interaction of people in daily life has changed profoundly with the COVID-19 emergency. Safer routes for users and healthier spaces within buildings are now a necessity.

KONE Residential Flow
KONE’s innovative touchless solutions allow you to move efficiently, without having to touch surfaces. KONE Elevator Call allows you to call the lift using your smartphone only, avoiding direct contact with the buttons on the entrance panel and ensuring a safe distance from other users, without unnecessary waiting.

How KONE Elevator Call works

On the one hand, the user installs theapp KONE Flow on your iOS or Android mobile device to intuitively call the lift, from any point in the building, indicating the destination floor. You can also create predefined routes for the most frequent routes. Four quick steps are enough:

  1. The user calls the lift from the app;
  2. The call is taken over by the system;
  3. The assigned lift is displayed on the smartphone;
  4. The journey begins.

On the other hand, those who manage the building (condominium administrators, caretakers, receptionists, security personnel, facility managers, etc.) make use of portale online KONE Flow Manager to assign access rights to authorized users and manage any changes with ease.

KONE Elevator Call is an excellent solution for owners who want to simplify the use of elevators and offer a “smart” experience for those who live, work and visit a building, adding prestige and added value to the property.

KONE’s proposals for smart buildings do not end here.

Getting home has never been easier with KONE Residential Flow

KONE Residential Flow is KONE’s innovative technology system that makes life easier:

  • Just get closer and the front door opens automatically;
  • Once inside, the elevator is there waiting for you, ready to take you directly to the floor of the house, as if by magic;
  • Thanks to the digital bulletin boards you will always be updated on your smartphone so as not to miss important communications;
  • Wherever you are, you can let your guests into the building, using your smartphone;
  • Say goodbye to lost keys and give family and friends temporary digital keys;
  • The system is quick to install and simple to maintain.

How the new access system for condominiums works

The new automation and access control solution for residential buildings, conceived by KONE and, named KONE Residential Flow, allows you to facilitate many daily operations. In fact this system allows you to integrate the access doors, the elevators and the KONE digital bulletin boards in a single system that makes it easier for all tenants to return home and guarantees a controlled and secure access to guests and visitors.

Getting rid of keys and remote controls, you can enter the garage door with your own smartphone which connects to the lock via Bluetooth, as soon as you get close. Opening can be activated in one of the following ways:

  • Automatic opening approaching theIntracom KONE Access, without having to take the phone out of your bag or pocket;
  • Directly from your own smartphone, by clicking on the appropriate opening icon from theapp KONE Flow.

Condominium entrance automation - KONE Residential Flow
In case of loss of the mobile phone or the electronic key, the condominium administrator and the owner of the home can easily manage the activation / deactivation of the electronic keys, without having to replace locks and mechanical keys.

If the Internet connection is momentarily missing, the device has the credentials in memory, so the user always has secure access via the wireless Bluetooth connection.

Kone residential Flow
To ensure IT security, the connections are encrypted, access to systems is controlled, cloud interfaces (APIs) are protected and the solution is periodically subjected to in-depth security reviews. The company also carries out maintenance on the home automation system to keep it protected, monitoring it to detect any anomalies to be re-established promptly.

Access to the entrance of the condominium building with the utmost simplicity and safety

This technological solution proposed by KONE allows the recognition at the entrance and the welcome with automatic opening, just like a virtual assistant who is always attentive and present. In fact, the KONE app connects to the entrance lock via Bluetooth and authorizes access by opening the door.

Safe access - KONE Residential Flow
the unlocking operations include:

  • Automatic opening of the door, approaching theIntracom without using the telephone;
  • Remote opening, by clicking on the appropriate opening icon from theapp KONE Flow on your own smartphone

In the absence of a smartphone or if the battery is low, you can also access:

  • Using the practical and safe badge KONE radio frequency.
  • By entering the Secret opening PIN that the administrator can modify and update periodically remotely.

Usually it is not necessary to replace the building door, but it is sufficient to install an electric lock if the door does not have one.

Condominium lift always ready to wait for you

By unlocking the front door, thelift he comes called automatically as you approach: you will find it waiting for you with its doors open. to take you directly to the floor of your home, without pressing any button. Having your hands full will no longer be a problem and unnecessary waiting will be overcome.

Automatic elevator call - KONE Residential Flow
The system MACHINE it also allows you to manage multiple elevators.

Remotely open the door to visitors

Wherever you are when a guest arrives, calls can be answered from Intracom and conveniently open the door of the building through theapp KONE Flow. In addition, for added security, with your smartphone you can take a photo of the visitor in front of the Intracom.

Remote opening of the entrance door to visitors - KONE
Recognition of people and home deliveries will be simple and safe.

Always informed about communications wherever you are

Thanks to the technological system MACHINE, you can view the most important communications on both your smartphone and KONE digital bulletin boards.
The condominium administrator can send any communication directly from their smartphone or computer.

Digital bulletin board communications - KONE
The messages could be displayed in real time and stored on the smartphones of all tenants, or on the digital bulletin boards installed in the lift or at the entrance.

the KONE digital bulletin boards they are the ideal tool to easily communicate with everyone.
They can also broadcast other useful information, such as: weather forecasts, local traffic, the latest news and much more.

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Entrance automation in condominium

KONE LOGOThe company MACHINE proposes the new technological solution KONE Residential Flow, which comprises: KONE ACCESS for automatic opening of the door and arrival at the floor of one’s home without pressing buttons; KONE VISIT to welcome guests through the use of the smartphone wherever you are; KONE INFORMATION to check important communications through your smartphone and digital bulletin boards.

By contacting the company MACHINE the consultants of the company will carry out an inspection of the building to assess the needs of the tenants, and will then propose a solution tailored to the requests.
If satisfied with the offer, the order will be confirmed.

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