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The security has been getting great innovations, nowadays the electronic locks increase the safety of the users and their belongings. Here are the most important things to know about the recent market.

All electronic locks use an electromagnet or a motor in order to open/close a security mechanism and there are two main appoaches, fail-safe and fail-secure.


This mechaminsm will open when a power of outage, or in the event of an emergency alarm. This fuctionality protects people in times of emergency giving an easy way to exit in buildings that have many visitors.


In an opposite way of the fail-safe. In the event of an electrical outage, the system will remain in the locked position. In this approach, the users can protect valuables in times of emergency.

Main Types

  • Electromechanical Locks
  • Radio-frequency Devices
  • Electromagnetic Locks
  • Electric Strikes