Aperio – Wireless Lock Technology

About Aperio

Wireless Lock Technology – Simple Integration – Easy Installation – Investment Saving

Aperio® is a new global ASSA ABLOY wifi smart lock technology that enables mechanical locks to be wirelessly linked to a new or compatible access control system without any need to modify the door. The heart of Aperio® is a short distance wireless communication protocol designed to link an online electronic access control system with an Aperio® enabled electronic cylinder or escutcheon.

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Cost effective, integrated access control – without wires

Access control providers around the globe can cost-effectively integrate non-wired doors with mechanical locks into their access control systems using ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio® Technology.

Installing traditional access control doors is very expensive due to the extensive wiring required, which is why access control systems often only cover doors with very high security requirements – leaving all other doors with mechanical locks unmonitored and unmanaged. Losing a master key to these doors is also a majority security risk.

With Aperio® technology all doors can easily be upgraded and wirelessly linked to the access control system by using Aperio® battery powered electronic locking devices with integrated RFID card readers – optimising access control and boosting security.

Security and Facility Managers can monitor and manage premises at any time, day or night using a single security system, and easily respond to organisational changes, while users only require a single RFID access control credential. The technology also offers online and offline integration to cover all security requirements. Aperio® supports high frequency RFID technologies iCLASS, MIFARE and DESFire.

Aperio™ Highlights at a Glance:

  • Single management interface for all EAC doors
  • No need to modify existing doors during installation
  • Reduces the risk of lost credentials
  • Replaces mechanical keys with RFID cards
  • Supports standard RFID technologies
  • Uses standard mechanical locks
  • Fits all common lock cases and profiles
  • Versions for fire, escape routes etc


Your Security Environment

You need to add doors to your new or existing access control system but you:

  • Don’t want to wire doors
  • Need simple, economical installation
  • Want to keep existing user credentials and software
  • Would like to forget mechanical keys
  • Wish online and offline door control
  • Want to save time and money

Online and offline integration

Aperio® offers both online and offline integration depending on customer needs. On and offline can be mixed to optimise adaptation to the site.

Scalable solutions to meet every need

Aperio® wireless locks are a flexible solution for all doors and multiple sites. They allow you to upgrade and convert more mechanical doors to access control in the future in a very easy and cost effective way – and without the hassle of wiring.

Forget about keys

Simply add Aperio® battery-powered locks with integrated card readers to any door to link it wirelessly to the central access control system. Upgraded doors can be used with existing cards or a single digital credential, and it takes only a few seconds to issue or revoke cards, from a PC or smartphone. Reprogramme an RFID card and you have a new key—instantly.

Easy installation

Aperio® wireless access control takes the stress out of upgrading access control – beating wired systems hands-down when it comes to speed of installation. No wiring and no cabling means there’s no expensive electrical work required on-site—and no need for decorators to tidy up after the contractors.

Solution for every customer need

Our trusted technology caters for a wide range of business sectors around the world where security is key and has been successfully employed everywhere from office buildings and universities to hospitals and science facilities.


Aperio™ cylinders

Easy to fit, battery powered electronic cylinders with RFID readers. The design and technology of these impressive low-maintenance electronic cylinders sets new standards.

Aperio™ communication hubs

The communication hub is the link between Aperio ™ locks and the existing access control system. The hub has a standard RS485 connection, making it compatible with most systems on the market today. It communicates directly with Aperio™ enabled locks via an encrypted 2.4GHz wireless link.

Aperio™ escutcheons

A battery powered electronic escutcheon with RFID-Reader with a slim, timeless design. It can be used in all commercially available doors with mechanical locks.

Available RFID technologies:

  • iCLASS®
  • MIFARE™ DESFire™
  • Low Frequency (HID PROX, EM410x)

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