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August, 2015 — Zaplox, a market innovator of advanced Mobile Key Services for the global hospitality industry, has integrated its solution with SALTO Systems, providing hotels and their guests with unmatched convenience and superior satisfaction. As a result, Zaplox will be the first Mobile Key Services company to announce its integration with SALTO Systems. 

This strategic global partnership allows any property with SALTO BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) enabled locks installed to easily implement mobile access functionality for their guests, while experiencing the unique operational benefits that Zaplox Mobile Key Services provide.

Through the new technology integration with Zaplox, guests of properties with SALTO access control systems will now be able to use their smartphones for guestroom access, while allowing hoteliers to offer and promote revenue creating smart services with full customization and hotel branding on the Zaplox Mobile Key Services app platform. This wide range of ancillary services, which can be made available in the app, includes mobile check-in and check-out, room upgrades, restaurant bookings, room service, special offers and more.

The user-friendly Zaplox Mobile Key Services app is easily downloaded and available for all major smartphone platforms. With recent industry research indicating that more than 70 percent of travelers would opt to use their smartphones as a check-in alternative, Zaplox Mobile Key Services allow guests to bypass the front desk altogether, saving them valuable time. Additionally, mobile keys are highly secure, since a guest’s smartphone is less likely to be misplaced than a plastic keycard and typically is password protected. Should a guest lose their phone, mobile keys can easily be revoked and reassigned in real time by hotel staff.

In less than 10 years, SALTO has become one of the world’s top five manufacturers of electronic access control systems. SALTO has a strong tradition of delivering the latest in guestroom access technology and has launched a series of innovations since its founding, raising the bar of guestroom security to new heights. By combining SALTO smart locks with Zaplox Mobile Key Services, hotels benefit from enhanced cost efficiencies through streamlined operations and revenue opportunities, allowing front desk staff to focus on other aspects of guest service and communication.

“We are thrilled to serve as the first mobile key app provider for SALTO Systems, and as a result providing the company and its clients with an integration ready solution that is instantly available for commercialization around the globe,” says Magnus Friberg, CEO at Zaplox. “This is a very important collaboration for Zaplox, since it opens up new market possibilities together with an industry-renowned partner. We strongly believe that mobile keys and the additional services included, will improve both guest loyalty and enhance the guest experience by making it smooth and comfortable.“

“Research shows that guest demand for the use of smartphones and apps as part of their hotel experience is increasing,” says Jennifer Stack, Vice President Marketing for SALTO Systems. “So this integration with Zaplox is perfectly placed to deliver an exciting range of benefits, enabling guests to enjoy all the advantages provided by integrated smart technology that maximize the flexibility and enjoyment of their hotel stay.”

For more information on how Zaplox and SALTO Systems are revolutionizing mobile key services for hotels, please visit www.zaplox.com or www.saltosystems.com

About Zaplox – Global Provider of Mobile Key Services |  Zaplox operates globally, offering hotels and other commercial facilities efficient and secure mobile key services for opening doors with smartphones, in combination with revenue making services, all in one app and service platform. The solution from Zaplox has been in commercial use since 2011, and is installed in hotels, holiday dwellings and offices. It is easy to use and works on all major smartphones, in both Apple and Android platforms. The Zaplox solution can support major locks, hotel systems and access systems, and can replace or coexist with key cards, code locks and physical keys. Zaplox was founded in 2010 in Ideon Science Park Lund, Sweden, and is established in Europe and North America. For more information, please visit www.zaplox.com.

For more information, contact: Magnus Friberg, CEO Zaplox
Tel: +46 70 6580760, magnus.friberg@zaplox.com

About SALTO Systems | We’re driven by innovation. Guided by our insights into customer needs, we deliver industry-leading, next-generation electronic locking solutions without wires and without mechanical keys. Since 2001, SALTO has been redefining the access control world by continually being first to anticipate market needs in a rapidly evolving marketplace. We set new standards in security, manageability and scalability. SALTO’s pioneering SVN platform provides stand-alone networked locking solutions. With its online and real-time technology, our market-leading XS4 platform enhances the usability of every building environment by securing virtually every door and enabling the monitoring and control of every user. Salto hardware and software can be networked without wires to provide real-time intelligence and instant control, whilst enabling integration with existing systems to improve manageability and enhance end-user experience. Having revolutionized access control around the world in sectors where security is critical – from airports and healthcare to government education and hotels – we continue to deliver the most advanced and flexible electronic locking solutions in the market.

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July 13, 2015 — Zaplox, a market innovator of advanced Mobile Key Services for the global hospitality industry, announces its integration with the ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access solution, and becomes accredited ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access Certified Partner. This integration allows any property with RFID-ready locks installed to easily implement mobile access functionality for their guests, while experiencing the unique operational benefits that Zaplox Mobile Key Services provide. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality (formerly VingCard Elsafe) is the leading global provider of advanced hotel locking solutions with locks installed in over 7 million hotel rooms worldwide, thereby creating tremendous opportunity for Zaplox to further penetrate the global market.

Through this new technology integration, hotel guests will be able to use their smartphone as a mobile key for guestroom access, as well as take part in additional offerings provided in the Zaplox Mobile Key Services app. This wide range of ancillary services, which can be made available in the app, includes mobile check-in and check-out, room upgrades, direct bookings, special offers and more.

The ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access Certified Partnership Program was established to allow third-party mobile application and solutions providers like Zaplox to integrate mobile access functionality into their existing mobile-based solutions for hoteliers. Using the combined solutions, hotels benefits from cost efficiencies through streamlined operations and revenue opportunities, allowing front desk staff to focus on other aspects of guest service and communication.

Magnus Friberg, Zaplox’ CEO, says, “This is a strategic and important collaboration for Zaplox, since it provides the opportunity for all hotels using, or intending to use, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality locking systems, to upgrade their mobile solutions and integrate guestroom access at their properties. Through efficient check-in and a smarter service offering, hotels can differentiate themselves and enhance the guest experience by making it smooth and comfortable.“

For the hotel guest, the user-friendly Zaplox Mobile Key Services app is easily downloaded and available for all major smartphone platforms. Travelers can bypass traditional front desk check-in procedures. Additionally, mobile keys are highly secure, since a guest’s smartphone is less likely to be misplaced than a plastic keycard and typically is password protected. Should a guest lose their phone, mobile keys can easily be revoked and reassigned in real time by hotel staff.

For more information on how Zaplox is revolutionizing mobile key services for hotels, please visit www.zaplox.com.

About Zaplox – Global Provider of Mobile Key Services | Zaplox operates globally, offering hotels and other commercial facilities efficient and secure mobile key services for opening doors with smartphones, in combination with revenue making services, all in one app and service platform. The solution from Zaplox has been in commercial use since 2011, and is installed in hotels, holiday dwellings and offices. It is easy to use and works on all major smartphones, in both Apple and Android platforms. The Zaplox solution can support major locks, hotel systems and access systems, and can replace or coexist with key cards, code lock and physical keys. Zaplox was founded in 2010 in Ideon Science Park Lund, Sweden, and is established in both Europe and North America. For more information, please visit www.zaplox.com

For more information, contact: Magnus Friberg, CEO Zaplox

Tel: +46 70 6580760, magnus.friberg@zaplox.com

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Dallas— June 30, 2015 — Zaplox, a market innovator of advanced mobile key solutions for the hospitality industry, announces the appointment of George Winker as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for the company. The move heralds an aggressive growth initiative for Zaplox in the North American market, as they continue to expand their client base of hotels and resorts worldwide.

Zaplox’ mobile access technology has been proven in commercial use since 2011, providing secure and convenient access, as well as ancillary services to hotels, holiday dwellings and corporate offices. With the interest in mobile key applications growing rapidly over the past year in the hospitality market, Zaplox has further developed and customized its comprehensive platform for the hotel market, and is committed to helping hotels and resorts worldwide integrate the solution into their guest-facing mobile strategies. Winker’s appointment coincides with the company’s North American growth initiative.

“Mobile access solutions are revolutionizing the hospitality industry in the same way that electronic locks did several decades ago,” says Magnus Friberg, CEO of Zaplox. “We have spent the past five years developing and perfecting our platform with a strong focus on security and revenue creating services. With this proven solution, we are now ready to roll it out to the market and are experiencing a great deal of success in new markets such as Asia and the U.S. By establishing a new office in North America, we will be better able to serve our customers in this region and are happy to welcome George Winker to Zaplox, as of June 29th.”

Winker has an extensive background in the hotel sector, having spent the past 27 years with one of the hospitality industry’s leading providers of locking and security solutions. During his tenure there, he served in a variety of roles from operations to sales management, most recently serving as Vice President / Business Development for the past five years. In his new position as Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Zaplox, Winker will be responsible for driving growth in the North American hospitality market.

“My decision to join Zaplox after so many years in my previous position was not a move that I took lightly,” said Winker. “However, Zaplox presents an exciting opportunity, having developed a highly innovative solution with a proven mobile key application that also includes a comprehensive range of revenue-enhancing services, all in a well-designed bundle. Zaplox is a young and dynamic company, totally focused on providing mobile key services, and since they have been in commercial use since 2011, have been thoroughly proven. I am looking forward to meeting both old and new customers to inform them about the benefits of the mobile key services that Zaplox provides.”

Winker will be based at Zaplox’ new North American headquarters in Dallas, and can be reached at +1 214-697-6627 or by email at George.winker@zaplox.com. For more information, please visit www.zaplox.com.

Zaplox operates globally, offering hotels and other commercial facilities efficient and secure mobile key services for opening doors with smartphones, in combination with revenue making services, all in one app and service platform. The solution from Zaplox has been in commercial use since 2011, and is installed in hotels, holiday dwellings and offices. It is easy to use and works on all major smartphones, in both Apple and Android platforms. The Zaplox solution can support major locks, hotel systems and access systems, and can replace or coexist with key cards, code locks and physical keys. Zaplox was founded in 2010 in Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden. For more information, please visit www.zaplox.com.

For more information, contact: Magnus Friberg, CEO Zaplox

Tel: +46 70 6580760, magnus.friberg@zaplox.com

Media inquiries, please contact: Andrea Roland, Plan A PR & Marketing

Tel: +1 407-905-0608, andrea@planapr.com

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Lund February 2015: Zaplox mobile keys have been in commercial use in SkiStar holiday dwellings since 2011. They have now been rolled out to new SkiStar properties, and at the same time show a much higher usage level, indicating that mobile keys as a service has been fully established in the mind of the guests.

Zaplox mobile keys open doors with a mobile key app that the guests easily download to their smartphones. This makes key handling extremely efficient for SkiStar, since the guest doesn’t need to pick up any keys, and can check in and out through the app. Moreover, the app can be customized with a lot of revenue driving smart services, like restaurant offers.

”We can see that our mobile keys are used more and more frequently and really make life easier for both the guests and the ski resort. On the same number of cabins as last season, the usage level is up 60%, and at the same time there are less den 2% that don’t manage to open the door correctly. Our system has been in commercial use since 2011. It can support all locks and access systems and works on all smartphones, and now we see that it also has been established in the minds of the guests, as something really useful and time efficient. When you are on a holiday you just don’t want to spend time in a reception”, says Magnus Friberg, CEO at Zaplox.

SkiStar has positive experiences with mobile keys during a number of skiing seasons:

“We are extremely satisfied with the Zaplox system. What is good for our guests is also good for us. The feedback tells us that our guests are very pleased with this solution. And at the same time mobile keys save time and money for us, so we can focus more on guest experiences and less on administration”, says Peter Larsson, Development Manager SkiStar AB.

“We are convinced that Zaplox mobile keys are the future’s key solution. It is part of an everyday behaviour of the end user, who nowadays is completely used to all different kinds of services and functionality that you reach via your smartphone. It feels good to know that we have simplified the entire process for both our customers and their guests”, concludes Magnus Friberg.

Zaplox AB – Global Provider of Mobile Keys

Zaplox operates globally and offers hotels and companies efficient mobile keys and systems for opening doors with smartphones, as well as the possibility to create new services and added value through the use of mobile applications. Systems from Zaplox have been in commercial use since 2011, and are installed in hotels, holiday dwellings and offices. They are easy to use and work on all smartphones. The Zaplox system can support all locks, hotel systems and access systems, and can replace or coexist with key cards, code locks and physical keys. Zaplox was founded in 2010 in Ideon Science Park Lund, Sweden.

For more information see: zaplox.com

Contact: Magnus Friberg CEO, magnus.friberg@zaplox.com, +46706580760

About SkiStar

SkiStar owns and manages holiday dwellings in Sälen, Åre and Vemdalen in Sweden, and Hemsedal and Trysil in Norway. The vision of SkiStar is to create memorable winter experiences as a leading operator of European winter destinations.

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Lund January 2015: SimonsVoss is technology leader within digital locking and access control systems, with customers in many different lines of business. Zaplox mobile keys are now part of the SimonsVoss solution, an important and strategic partnership that opens up new markets in both Europe and Asia.

”We are very happy to have our mobile keys integrated in SimonsVoss’ lock solutions, that are in the forefront of technological development. SimonsVoss provides locks to customers like arenas, museums, banks, public service buildings and schools, which now opens new commercial possibilities that we have prepared for. Our system has been in commercial use since 2011. It can support all locks and access systems and works on all smartphones, which means that it is extremely scalable”, says Magnus Friberg, CEO at Zaplox.

For the customer, mobile keys make key management more efficient, cost- and time saving. The mobile key app is not only used for opening doors, but may also be customized with a lot of smart services.

”With the Zaplox mobile key inside, we improve the customer benefits of our solution and simply provide an even better product with clear added value and more technical and commercial advantages. This is of course also beneficial when we now put more focus on the hospitality market”, says Bernhard Sommer, CEO at SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH.

Zaplox’s strategy is to team up with lock providers, hotel system providers and access system providers and offer them to integrate the mobile key system:

”SimonsVoss is an important partnership for us and fully aligned with our partner strategy, where our system makes it possible for our partner to offer additional customer benefits and efficiency”, concludes Magnus Friberg.

Zaplox AB – Global Provider of Mobile Keys

Zaplox operates globally and offers hotels and companies efficient mobile keys and systems for opening doors with smartphones, as well as the possibility to create new services and added value through the use of mobile applications. Systems from Zaplox have been in commercial use since 2011, and are installed in hotels, holiday dwellings and offices. They are easy to use and work on all smartphones. The Zaplox-system can support all locks, hotel systems and access systems, and can replace or coexist with key cards, code locks and physical keys. Zaplox was founded in 2010 in Ideon Science Park Lund, Sweden.

For more information see: zaplox.com

Contact: Magnus Friberg CEO, magnus.friberg@zaplox.com, +46706580760

About SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH

SimonsVoss uses digital technology to revolutionize classic mechanical locking systems and integrated access control functions. SimonsVoss is technology leader in the rapidly growing market for digital, battery-operated locking and access control systems. SimonsVoss has local branches in Austria, Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain, the Benelux, Singapore and the Middle East. Headquarter is situated in Unterfoehring/Munich, and production and logistics center in Osterfeld, Germany.

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