AirKey macht das Smartphone zum Schlüssel

AirKey. Simply smart

Fully dynamic security

AirKey makes your life easier and gives you greater independence. With AirKey you can open doors with your smartphone, send keys via SMS and easily organise your entire access control system. Consequently, AirKey offers you maximum freedom and maximum security – professionally or privately.

Your AirKey benefits

  • Sending keys to smartphones online
  • Free app and online administration
  • For small to complex access control systems
  • Product quality and data security made in Austria


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Easily change smartphones

The user can add a new smartphone to the access system. After the new smartphone is used to lock for the first time, the access authorisation on the old smartphone is deactivated.

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Enhanced data protection

In accordance with the GDPR, event logs can only be viewed if a second admin grants the requester access with a TAN.

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Customisable SMS texts

You can send keys with personal text messages (max. 150 characters), so that the SMS message will definitely not be overlooked or marked as spam.

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Appoint sub-admins

Interesting for the front desk: additional user roles with restricted rights can be created, for example, to create persons or issue media.

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Admin controls hands-free

The admin has to consider the security of the installation. For this reason, it is possible to deactivate hands-free access to individual components at critical access locations.

AirKey cylinder

AirKey cylinder

AirKey cylinders are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. They represent the central AirKey system security product featuring plug-pulling and drilling protection, rotary damper and an integrated secure element to guarantee secure data archiving. Thanks to its modular design the cylinder is easy to install and adapt in length.

Hybrid cylinder

Electronic systems combined with mechanical systems

  • Mechanical and electronic systems combined in a single cylinder
  • Suitable for combination with all current, modular, mechanical systems
  • Quick and simple conversion of mechanical systems
  • Electronic, individual profile with combi key
Hybrid cylinder
AirKey lever cylinder

AirKey cam lock

The AirKey cam lock is used in post boxes, filing cabinets and apothecary cabinets and adds the finishing touch to any AirKey system.

AirKey wall reader

The AirKey wall reader can be used indoors and outdoors. In combination with the wall reader control unit, it is suitable for controlling electronic locking components in doors of all kinds, e.g. granting access to sliding and swinging doors, lifts and electronic separation systems.

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AirKey padlock

AirKey padlock

The AirKey padlock is the ideal supplement for the AirKey system. It flexibly protects server cabinets, delivery boxes, self-storage warehousing space or even barriers. Thanks to IP65 protection rating the padlock is suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

AirKey identification media

Along with the smartphone, you can also use key tags, AirKey-combi-whristbands, combi keys or cards as access media.

AirKey identification media
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AirKey online administration

Online administration is the control centre to create new keys or block existing keys. It is free of charge, quickly set up and easy to operate.

AirKey app

The free Airkey app is intuitive and suitable for iPhone (from iOS 10) and Android 5.0. It turns your smartphone into one or more keys for different systems. You also create and update other access media with the AirKey app, such as cards or tags. The optional pin code provides additional protection for the app.

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Download the app

[Translate to UK:] Download Appstore
[Translate to UK:] Download Playstore

The AirKey Cloud Interface

With a REST interface you can control certain AirKey Online Administration functions directly from your own software.

In order to establish communication between the AirKey Online Administration and your software, your software needs to be updated. The best person to do this is your software integrator or programmer. In order to activate the interface, you are required to make a single payment of 350 KeyCredits. Do this by using the KeyCredits AirKey Cloud Interface Card.

You can find application examples, handbooks, API documentation and the DEMO Tool here.

Application examples
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Property management made easy

Repair work needs to be organised; entry and exit inspections need to be co-ordinated. As a property manager, you've got your hands full. Thankfully, AirKey helps to make your life easier. Using AirKey, you send the keys from your administration software directly to the tenants' smartphones.

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Safe under operational conditions

In emergency situations, speed is what counts. The event log sends a notification to emergency service teams who then rush to the scene with lights flashing. Wouldn't it be nice if the key for the site could be sent automatically with the notification? It's possible with AirKey.

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Happy guests

As an owner of holiday apartments or a small hotel, you need to organise the hand-over of keys with each new guest. What a hassle! What if you could simply send the keys directly from your booking system to the guest's smartphone?

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High levels of care and security

Mobile care services are booming. Handing out keys, collecting them and making copies when they go missing is costly and inconvenient. It's time for an electronic access control system, like AirKey. When you create the roster for your nurses and carers, AirKey will automatically send the keys to their smartphones.

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Service & Tools

API documentation

In the API documentation you will find all of the functions for the AirKey Online Adminstration that you can control with the AirKey Cloud Interface, as well as all the information you need to program your connection to the interface.


Cloud Interface Testing

Our Cloud Interface DEMO Tool allows you to try out the first few interface functions. For instance, you can try out the process for sending keys free of charge and experience the AirKey Online Administration integrated into your third-party software.

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Cloud Interface Trainings

EVVA Academy

The EVVA Academy holds regular training courses on our products. Learn everything about the AirKey Cloud Interface in a relaxed atmosphere.

Click here for the training options
[Translate to UK:] KeyCredits Karte


KeyCredits are required to create or change access authorisations. Consequently you only pay for what you actually need. Quantity or time-based credits are available. As a rule, unlocking doors and deleting access authorisations is free of charge.

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AirKey meets EU Data Protection Directive

AirKey was developed as the most data-protection-friendly access system together with the certified data protection expert Dr Christof Tschohl. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about details.

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As secure as online banking

  • All data is stored anonymously with repeated backups in case of power failures on EVVA servers, meeting strict Austrian security standards.
  • This central administration protects users' digital keys much better than would be possible with individual protective measures.
  • Secure data transfers between your Internet browser and the EVVA server takes place via a protected https connection, used also in online banking.
  • The highly secure ECDSA and AES encryption processes additionally protect the AirKey system and its components.
  • AirKey meets strict EU Data Protection Directive guidelines

Security products and accessories

  • Certified Secure Elements (=highly secure memory elements that actively encrypt and decrypt) in AirKey components and identification media set the new security benchmark for electronic keying systems.
  • An event log for the last 1,000 access events ensures seamless transparency.
  • AirKey cylinders are equipped with drilling protection, plug pulling protection, rotary damper and rated break point on the outside thumb turn.
  • AirKey access media exclusively use highly secure NFC smart cards.
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Secure smartphones

  • The AirKey app can also be secured with an individual PIN code.
  • If you lose your smartphone, access authorisations can be deleted immediately in the online administration.
  • Effective protective mechanism with installed encryption process.
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Smart security for more flexibility

AirKey provides flexibility, independence and a simple application. Most of all mobile service providers, such as community nurses or maintenance engineers operating throughout several infrastructure facilities and companies with a number of branches benefit from flexible key handovers directly to smartphones by text message (SMS).

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FAQ AirKey

AirKey is easy to install. Please note our installation videos. Your partner is happy to advise you during installation.

A special tool is required for installation and removal. It is designed so the outside thumb turn cannot be removed by unauthorised persons. This special tool is available from your EVVA Partner.

Please register once in AirKey online administration. Then simply use your login to access the online administration.

Internet access and a browser are enough to set up and manage your locking system online.

The AirKey app is available from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

  • All transferred data is secured as end-to-end data, as per cutting-edge encryption standards. Your data is protected from decryption between the EVVA high security server and the AirKey cylinder.
  • The use of certified, secure elements – highly secure memory elements that actively encrypt and decrypt – in the cylinders and in identification media makes AirKey the new security benchmark for electronic locking systems.
  • An event log for access events ensures seamless transparency.
  • The outside thumb turn is additionally equipped with drilling protection, plug pulling protection and a rotary damper.

AirKey already meets the strict data protection guidelines of the EU data protection directive, coming into effect in May 2018. AirKey was developed as one of the most data-protection-friendly access systems on the market together with certified data protection expert Dr Christof Tschohl. You as users individually decide which data you would like to save for how long.

The battery lasts for up to 30,000 locking cycles (depending on the ambient conditions). The cylinder flashes red if the batteries are low. Please change the battery now. If you use a smartphone to unlock the component, the battery status is also indicated in the online administration and saved as a maintenance task. If you prefer to rely on an emergency power device to also supply your cylinder with power once the battery has died, your locksmith will be able to provide you with one.

Charge your smartphone as quickly as possible. We recommend you nevertheless always carry an identification medium with you in addition to your smartphone, be it a chip on your key ring or an AirKey card.

You can immediately delete any access authorisations you granted in the event that the smartphone is lost. You can immediately authorise an alternative smartphone.

We recommend you immediately block this identification medium in the online administration and transfer this information (blacklist) to your cylinder using your smartphone. You are not on site? Each smartphone with maintenance authorisation to your locking system can also transfer this security information to your cylinder (without operating the component in the process).

You require KeyCredits to create and change unlocking authorisations (keys). Operation itself does not require additional KeyCredits and is thus free of charge.

KeyCredits are available from your EVVA Partner.

AirKey is compatible with Android smartphones and iPhones<br/> NFC (Android > 4.0) | Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) – Android higher than 8.0 and higher than or equal to iPhone iOS 14

Smartphone Checker

NFC and Bluetooth feature identical security standards. You yourself decide which technology to use with your Android smartphone. With iPhones you can use Bluetooth only.

Check whether or not your component features Bluetooth. For this purpose, open the EVVA logo, there should be a red sticker underneath it. If the sticker is white, you need to update the component (hardware). For this purpose, contact your EVVA Partner.

With cylinders it is necessary to replace the electronic outside thumb turn and with wall readers you must replace the glass panel. This can be done within a matter of minutes. For this purpose, use the exchange option in the online administration. Your EVVA Partner is happy to inform you.

AirKey is available from your EVVA Partner.

AirKey is available from your EVVA Partner. Your EVVA Partner will also be happy to help you in planning the project.

AirKey References

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