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Onity DirectKey™ Technology Used Globally Over a Quarter of a Billion Times

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A trusted mobile access solution designed to enhance the guest experience

Onity, a global leader in electronic access solutions and mobile credentialing, has facilitated over 250 million door openings through its DirectKey mobile access technology since 2015. Onity is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions.

The Onity DirectKey technology provides contactless access in major global hotel brands. DirectKey is used in more than 5,000 hotels and 1,000,000 rooms worldwide. Since the launch of DirectKey, guests have used Onity’s mobile key credentials to open doors more than 250 million times as well as drive operational efficiencies, including reducing over 100 tons of plastic by eliminating the need for physical key cards.

DirectKey allows guests to securely download their assigned key to their smartphone, which allows them to bypass the front desk and easily access their guest room and other access-controlled areas. 

“Our DirectKey technology allows hotels to extend mobile keys into a fully connected guest experience where contactless goes beyond just check-in and unlocking with mobile access,” said Fayyad Sbaihat, president, Onity. “Onity’s approach to connected-room uses DirectKey and Bluetooth-enabled locks to empower guests through their smartphones and create a personalized experience while enabling hotels to increase guest loyalty and optimize operations.”

DirectKey uses 128-bit AES data encryption, which provides an additional layer of security on top of locking system features such as user access permissions and audit trails. 

Learn more about Onity’s DirectKey technology at HITEC 2023 in Toronto at Onity booth 1601, The Hospitality Show in Las Vegas at Carrier booth 1328, visit or follow on LinkedIn @Onity.

About Onity

Onity supports the hospitality, self-storage, commercial, education and military segments with a full spectrum of electronic locking, access control and mobile key solutions. Since 1986, Onity has been a global leader in electronic access solutions, serving customers in more than 125 countries around the globe. Onity is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions that matter for people and our planet for generations to come. For more information, visit

For more information, contact: Kendall Simich, Onity