Kisi Doubles Revenue, Opens Up

By Brian Rhodes, Published Oct 22, 2021, 08:45am EDT (Info+)

While Kisi is nearly a decade old, the Brooklyn-based access control company has remained relatively unknown. Now, the company's co-founder tells IPVM that they have doubled revenue year over year and they are opening up to support 3rd party readers and credentials.

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Inside this note, based on a conversation with CEO Bernhard Mehl, IPVM examines where Kisi is coming from and where it aims to go.

Kisi ****

*** **** ******* **** ****** ** having ** ********* *** *,*** *********. We ******** ****'* ****** ******* ** ~$5 ******* *** ******* *******.

Growth *********** **** *****

*** ******* **** **** *** ****** has *********** *******, ** ***** ***** a ******* ************ ** ***** *** mobile ************. *** *** ******** **-******, Kisi ******* ******* ******** ***. ** comparison, ***-*****, *** ******* **** *** at * ********** ***** **** ** 129% **** * ***** ***-******** (*** *** *** **** *******).

************, **** **** **** ****** ********* have ******* ** ***-***** **** ****** control ********* **** ***** ** ******* cycles *** **** ***** *** ********, more ****** *** ************* ************** ****** control ****** ********, ************ ****** ****** management ** ****** **********.

************, *** ******* *** ********* **** to ***** ** ******-***** ********** *** Kisi **** ***** *** ******** *** potential ****** ** **** ***********.

Historically ******

* ***** ********** ** **** *** been **** ** *** * ****** system, *** ********** *** ***** *******, controllers *** ***********.

***** **** ********** ***** *** *********** to ******* **********, ***** **** ****** or ******* **** ********* ****** ******* readers, ***********, ** *********** ***** ****** have ** ******* ** **** **, not ****** ****.

Opening **

***, **** ** ******* ** * fundamental ****:

  • *** **** ****** ******* *** ******* ******* ***-***** *********** such ** ****/*** *** *** ****** as **** ** ******** ********** *** Wiegand (**** ** *** *********). ****** Kisi ****** *** **** *** ** open ****** *** **** ** **** the ******** *** ******-********** ******** *** the ****. *** *** ****** *** will ** ****** ** $*** ****, the **** ** *** *** ******* version.
  • ******* ********** ******* *** ******* *** ***** ******* via ** ******** ********* ******* *********. Release **** *** ******* *** **** set *** **** (** *****, ** OSDP *******). **** *** *********** ******** this ********* **** *** **********. ****** to *** *** ****** ** ********* is ******** *** ********** ** *** party *******.

************

**** ******* **** ************ ******* ******* I/O, ** *********** **** *********, ******* alarm ********* ** **** ** *********, no ******* **********, ***.

*******

******* ** ************* $*** **** *** door *** **** ** $*** **** per **** *** ****, ********* ** the ***** ** ***************, *** *******, SSO *** ***** *********** *** **** of * ******-****** *******.

**********, **** ******* ***-**** *** **** have ******* **** ******.

Channel **** ***** ****

**** **** **** ******** ** *******-**** sales ******* ** ****, ****** **** while **** **** ****** ******** *** accounts, *** **** **** ** ******* the ******* *** **** **** **** forward *** ***** ** ***** *******.

*** ******* *** ************ ******* ** smaller ** ******* *** ** ********* to * ******* ****** ****. ****** a ****** ** ***** ***********, **** has *** **** **** ** ****** or *** *********** ********** ****** ******* dealers.

Video *********** / ** ***** *****

**** *** ** ***** ** ******* its *** ***** ********** ********. **** do ********* **** * ******* ****** of *** *********, ********* ******* ******* and ****** ** **** ** ********'* monitoring ********. **** *** ******* ** integrate **** **** ******* *** **** need ** ***** *** ***** *********** is *******.

Closest ***********

*** ***** ******* *** *****-******, ****** access ******* *******, ******* *********** ******* Brivo, *******, ******* ********, *** ********.

Fund *******

**** ********* **** **** *** ****** outside ******* ***** **** ****** **** acknowledged **** *** ** * **** time ** ** **. **** ******* they ***** **** ****** ** ******** from ********* **, *.*.,********'* ~$*** ******* *********** ** ********, ******* ***** ****** ** *** mobile/cloud ****** ******* *****.

*******

***** **** *** ******* ********* **** the **** ******, *** ******** *** helped **** *** ** ******* ** now, **** ***** ********** ** ** considered ** * **** ******* ******** base *** ****** ******. *** **** they ****, ** ******, ******* ** execution *** *** ********** (********* ****** VC *****) **** *** ** *********.

Comments (6)

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****** *** ********* **. *** ***** soon, * ******'* **** *******!

* **** **** ******** ** *** listed ************, * ***** ** ******* on *** **** *** *******.

> **** ******* **** ************ ******* no */*, ** *********** **** *********, no ***** ********* ** **** ** intrusion, ** ******* **********, ***.

** **** *** ******** ************ (*** relay *****, *** **** ******), *** we ******* ********* ********* **** ******** and **** ***** ***** ***** ****** (********* ********* | **** ******** *** API *************).

*** */* ** **** ******* *** some *********, *.*. **-*** *** ******** wireless *****. *'* *** **** **** is **** *** ****, ******.

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****** *** *** ********. * ******* the ****** *****.

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****** ****, ***** *********** *** * complete ****** ******* ******/***** ********, *******, with * ****** ******* ***** **** includes *** ******* ********/**********. *************, **** were *** ******** ** **** **** above.

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*** **** ******* **** ****** ** having ** ********* *** *,*** *********.

“******* **” **** **** ** ***.

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**** ***** ** ***** *** *****, ”Undisclosed #*”. *** ** ****, * can **** ** ** ******* ** you **** *** *********.

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**** ******* ** ** ******* ****'** set ** ******* ******* ******* *** first **** ** *********.

**** ** ******** ** **** ****'* reader ***** *** ********** (**** ** late *********.)

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