It’s hard to separate students from their phones, which is why companies like ASSA ABLOY are betting big on mobile technology. The costs associated with the hardware and software necessary for conveniences like keyless access to residences have gotten to manageable levels, allowing student housing operators to consider these useful designs.
Polina Popova, global business development director of education solutions for ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, cautions developers, however, that they must partner with the right hardware and software providers to ensure their costs remain low while all facets associated with keyless entry continue to work for five to 10 years. Mobile technology has gotten so sophisticated, in fact, that Popova believes the potential for location-based student services is practically limitless.
to hear more about Popova’s take on today’s mobile capabilities in the student housing realm.