Tuchware launches XS series of smart locks plus dedicated hotel management services
Update: February 28, 2022 11:41 am STI
New Delhi [India]Feb. 28 (ANI/SRV): Tuchware, the leading manufacturer of electronic locks and RFID locks, recently announced the launch of a hotel lock variant of its XS series that comes with hotel management software Hotel- XS.
The XS series is a cloud-based hotel management software with an integrated door lock card management interface as well as other hotel management features such as reservation management, staff management, inventory and billing.
Tuchware is the first major Smart Lock provider that offers full control over user data using its India-based data center. The company focuses on smart and secure access and aims to provide a one-stop hotel management solution through access control to mid-segment hotels in India and abroad. Their products and services give consumers full control over their front door from a smartphone.
Founded in 2016, Tuchware is headquartered in Indore, Madhya Pradesh and has been a favorite in the hospitality industry in India and other South Asian countries. The company recently launched its new XS series door lock. It is the first ever Smart Lock fully designed and developed in India including hardware and software parts.
The company partnered with local manufacturers and developed a production capacity of 5,000 units per month. In countries like Japan and South Korea, the penetration of Smart Locks is over 70% compared to 40-50% in Europe and America. In India, smart locks have a penetration of only 7-10%, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 35%. “The company also aims to provide technology to thousands of lever door lock manufacturers in India, enabling them to support the future transition from mechanical to smart locking. This will be a huge import substitution opportunity for the country,” said Amol Boyatkar, CEO. and founder of Tuchware.
Tuchware’s XS series locks are the most advanced smart locks on the market, featuring an all new compact design and optional Bluetooth capability. With Bluetooth connectivity, users will be able to enjoy the same access and security features customers have come to expect from the brand’s smart locks, including the ability to share access with family, friends and trusted visitors ; lock and unlock their door remotely and always know who’s coming in and out with the 24/7 activity feed. Customers can also remotely check the status of their door anytime, as well as integrate with major accommodation platforms, security systems, and smart home platforms (including Airbnb, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit).
“The smart lock is uniquely designed with a single 304 grade stainless steel body instead of mild steel or aluminum alloys like most of its Chinese counterparts and is the most robust choice in the Indian market Tuchware’s design team chose to use 431 grade stainless steel wherever magnetic properties are needed in the design,” said Ankit Vohra, Product Development Manager. “Our design philosophy has always called for high quality materials and finishes, which guarantee performance and durability and correspond to the expectations of high-end equipment”
The Smart Lock features key design changes that deliver a next-gen look and feel. The lock face now sports smoother surface transitions and rounded edges, and the refined textured ridges surrounding the lock invite tactility when the lock is turned manually. The design is 20% lighter and thinner than other smart locks for wooden doors, yet it is several times stronger than most products available on the market. it took two years of development to achieve the balance between features and functionality.
Easily installed using basic carpentry skills, the Tuchware door lock is the perfect option for everyone from hoteliers, apartment dwellers, tenants to high-end homeowners. The XS-1100 BLE variant from Tuchware comes with only Bluetooth and RFID card functionality and is the most affordable and functional smart lock ever. Tuchware’s Smart Lock will soon be available for purchase on Amazon and Flipkart and at select national retailers.
For more information, visit www.tuchware.com
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