Apple's Financial Impact On Access Control Industry

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jul 09, 2021, 09:05am EDT

Access show panelists say they fully expect Apple to charge them for mobile access Wallet support. Will they and if Apple does not, will this help or hurt traditional access control providers?

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For background, see Apple Wallet Adds Mobile Access Control Support.

Inside this report, we share:

  • Multiple panelist comments expecting Apple to charge for Wallet integration
  • Why the cost fears disagree with Apple's business model
  • Why Apple size, larger than the entire access market, undermines cost fears
  • Despite the costs, panelists think Apple's involvement is a positive thing
  • The three improvements Wallet has over separate access apps

Access ********* ****** ** *** *****

****** ******* **** ****** ****, ******* ********* **** they ****** ***** ** make ***** *** ** access *******:

***** *******, ********* ** Farpointe ********:

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****** ** *****, *****'* going ** ** ********* there *** ** **** definitely ****** *** **** experience. ** **** ** side, ***, ***** **** be **** ******* ** the ******* *****, *'* certain. (*** **** *****)...

****** ******, ***** ******* Officer** ********** ****:

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****** ******, ******** *********** in **** ******* ****:

* ** **** **, I **** ** **** the **** *****, ***** doesn't **** ******** ****. Let's **** **, **** do **** **** ** to **** *****. ** for ** ** *** business ***********, ** **** to ********** ****'* ** going ** **** **? And **** **** *********?

Free **** *****?

*******, ***** *** *** charge ******** *** ****** control *******. *** ******* is ********, ********* **********, and ******* ***** *********** profits **** ******.

*****'* ****** ******* ($***+ billion) ** ** ***** as ***** ** *** entire ****** ****** (~$***):

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********, ***** ********* ******* profits ** $**+ ******* annually.

****,***** *** ** ** pace** ****** * *****-******* business ******.

** ****, ** ***** not ** ********* ** Apple ******* ** **** away *** ****** *********** because *** ***** ** users ******* ** ***** use ** ******* ***** tasks **** ***** ********** user ******** **/******** *** of ****** *** ***** tasks.

App ***** **********

*******, *****'* *** *****, which*************** ***** ** ** 30% ** *** ********, ***** ** * model *** *** ** approaches *********** *** ********** mobile ****** *******. ***** could ***** *** ******** for **** *********** *** security ** ***** **** to *** ***'* *****.

Expected ***** ****** ** ****

******** *** **** ******, panelists **** **** *****'* involvement *** ******* *** credentials ****** *** ****** app ***** ** * good ***** *** ******* both ***** *** ****** access *********:

****** ***, ****** ******* Marketing**** *** ****:

***** ** ** *********** the **** **** **** (Apple ******* ****** ** access) ** ****, *** only *** ***, *** generally ******** *** *** industry. *** * *** that *** ******** ***** just ***, *** ********* speaking ***** *** ******* of **** **********, *** heavy ***** ** ** that *** ******** **** Apple ** **********.

****** ******, ******** *********** in **** ******* ****:

*** *** **, * mean, ** *** ** as * *** ********, right, ******* ***** ***** the **** *** **** we're ***** *** ****** control ** ********. ****** continues ** ******** *** users ** *** ****** States.

Apple ****** **** ***** ***** ****** ************

*****'* ******* ** ****** into ****** ******** **** experience ** ***** *****:

  • ** ******** ****** *** is ******. **********, ****** access ******* ********* ******** their *** *** *** entering **********. ***, ***** will *** ***** ******, which ** ******* ****** used *** ****** *****, boarding ******, *** ******, and ***.
  • *** ******* ** ***. As ***** ***** ** ****** **** BLE *** ****** ******, ****** ****** ******* providers ********* *** *** for ***** *******, ***** is ******** ** ***** Pay / ***.
  • **** ******* **** ******. In ******** ** ********* access, ***** ****** **** now ***** ******* ****** to ** ******** ** the *****.

Comments (9)

**********, ** **** ** interesting ** *** *** the ****** ********** ****** shapes ** ** *** next ****** ** *****. Another ****** *** ******* up ** ****** ******. while *** *** ******* have ***** ***** ** market *****, ******** ***** 75% ** ****** ****** are ******* ** * think ******'* ******* *** NFC ****** ******* *** have * **** ****** impact ** *** ********. Is ***** *** ******** communication **** ****** ***** that?

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**** *******, ****** *** the ********.

** ***** ** ******/******* NFC *******, ******** ********* already ******* '********' (***-*****) NFC. *** *******, *** Mobile ******** *** *** recommends ** **** *** where ********.

'****** ******' ** *** 'Google ***' ***** *********** uses ******** *** ** transmit ******* **** ****, and ******* ******** *** is ******* ********* ** many ****** ****** *********, there ****** ***'* * similar ***** ** ***** to *** **** (** with ***** ******).

** ***** *** ******** communication **** ****** ***** that?

**** ** ***, *** we **** ******** ** monitor *** ****** ******** impacts *** ****.

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**** ** ***** *** Security ******* *** *********** too ** ** **** most ****** **** ******** of *** ********* ** make ** ****.

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*** ***** ******* **** already **** *** ** should ** **** * firmware ******. * ***** can *** * ******* call *** ** ** though.

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**** ********* **** *** apple ******** ********* ****? What ******* *** *** largest ****** ** *****/****** manufacturing **********?

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** ** * ***** move **** ***** ** capture ***** *********** ******* higher ****** ** *********** Access ******* ****** ** unlikely *** ** ***** next *-** ***** **** Apple ******** ****** ****** management ******** **** ******* Access ******* ****** *** same **** **** ** justify ********** ******** ******* compare ** **** ********* Access ******* *****.

********** *** **** *** size ****** ******* ***** with **** ****** *********** and **** ******* ***** hosting ***** *** **** lower ** **** **** compare ** $**** ******(**** recurring ******* ****) **** usually ******** ******* ***** 5-7 *****.

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* ***** ***** ***** owns *** ******** ** the ***** ****** ******, at ***** **** ** from ** ***********, ** would **** **** ** include *** ******* ******** manufacturers ** ******* ***** digital *************. ***** ****** access ** ****** **** help ***** ***** ****. Having ***** *** ******* using * ******* ****** for *** ******* *********** would ** ****** *** access ******* ********. ****’* just ** $.**.

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***** *** ******* ****** out *** **** ******** in **** *** *** US ********* ******. *******, most ** *** **** since *** **** *****'* on ******. *** *** anybody ******* * *********** impact? ********-****, **'* ***** the **** **** *** others ** *** ***** issuing ***** *** $* and ********** ***** **** readers, **** *** **** difference **** *** ***** are *** *******. *** there ** ***** ** ACS ** ****** ********* making ************* ********* *** converting ***** *** **** ACS **** *******.

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***** *** ******* ****** out *** **** ******** in **** *** *** US ********* ******. *******, most ** *** **** since *** **** *****'* on ******. *** *** anybody ******* * *********** impact?

***** *** ****** **** out** ***** ******* ** Clemson *, ** *** *** generally ********* *** *** education ******.

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