Mobile Access Control Usage Statistics

By Brian Rhodes, Published May 04, 2022, 08:59am EDT (Info+)

Using smart phones as access cards is a growing trend, but overall, use is still uncommon.

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250+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends with the key reasons for and against using mobile access.

See our 2020 results to compare the overall trend.

Results **********

****** ****** ***** ** ******** ** 2022, **** **% ** ********* ********* them ******/ *** ***** ** ** all:

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******* ***** ****** ******, *** ***** ******** ** ****** integrators ** **** ********:

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*******, ***** ***** ** ******* *** getting ******* ** ****** ********** *** increases. *** *******, ** ****, *% of *********** ******** **** **** ****** for *** ** ****** *** *******, while ** ****, **** ****** **** to *%.

*** ****** *******:

  • ******** ** *******
  • **** ** ****
  • *** ******* ** ****
  • **** ********

Increasing ********

**** *********** ********* ****, **** ****** current ***** ** ***, ******* ******** is ******* *** **** ****** ********** to ********. ******* **** ***** ****, even ** ****** *********** *** *** currently ***** ****, **** *** ******* readers **** ******* **** *** ****** use.

  • "**** *** ****** **** ******** *** putting ** ******* **** *** ** enabled. "
  • "********** *** * ***** ** ******* to ****** ****** *********** ******** **** number ****** ** **-**%"
  • "**** **** **% *** *** ******** in ****** *********** ** *******. ** expect ****** *********** ** ** *** choice *** **** **** *** *** vehicle *****."
  • "* **** **** ********** (**%+) ***** for **, *** **** *** *** actually ** ***. ***'* ****** **** one ***."
  • "**% (*** ******* *******)."
  • "*%. - * *****'* **** ******** widely ** ***, *** * ****** it **** **."
  • "** ********* **** **** **** *** project **** ****** *********** *** **** to ****."
  • "**% *** *** ****** ********* ** increase. "
  • "** *** **** ****, ** **** done *** **** ****** ******** ****. At ***** **% ** *** ******** have ******** ** ***** *** ****** to ** ******. ******* ******** ****** to *** ****** ** ***** ******* credential."
  • "*** ******** **** ** ***** **** with ***** **% ***** ****** ***********, but ** *** ******** ** *** an ******."
  • "****, ** *** ******** **** *** controls *** **** ***********, *** **** few *** ****** ** *** ******, but ** **** **** **** ******** in *** ********** ********."
  • "*%. *** * ******* **** **********. Would ** ***** **** *********** ***** now ** *** ***** ******* ******* in *** **** ** ****** ******."
  • "**%. ****** ** ********* *******."
  • "**** ********* *** ********** ********* ****** CREDENTIALS"
  • "**% **** *** ** *** ****."
  • "**%. * *** **** ********* ********. In *** **** *** ****** * have *** ** ***** ******* **% switch *** **** *** ****** ******* of *** ******** ** *****."
  • "*-**%. * ***** ***** ******** ** an '********' ******** **** ** ********* and ***** *** **** ********* ****** managing *** ***********. * ** ****** the ******* ** ******** ****."

High-Cost *******

*** ***** ** ******, **** ***** integrators ********* **** **** **, *** mentioned ** * ******** *** ******* more **** ******** ***********:

  • "**% **'* ** ***** ********* **** and **** *** *** *** *********** with *** ***** ***** ** ********."
  • "*** ****. ********** ***** *** *********** in **** *********."
  • "*** ***** ***** **%. **** ********* are ***** *** ** **** *** "credential ** * *******" ********. ****** to *** **** *** ***** ***** rather **** * ****** ***."
  • "******** **** **** *%. *** **** of ** ****** ************ ** * model **** *** **** ******. **** of ********* ***** **** *********** **** double ** ** *****, *** ****** cardholders ******'* **** *** ** ***** if **** *****'* ****** ** *** through *****."
  • "****. *** ********** *** *********."
  • "****** **% *** ****** *********** *** reason *** **** * *** ****** is *** ****** **** *** ****** credential."
  • "**% ** **** *** ***** ** fobs"
  • "*** ********* **** *** *** ****-**"
  • "*% ***** *** ********** ** *** credentials ** **** ** ******* *** adoption *******."
  • "**** **** **%. *** **** ** the ******* ***** ** ****-***********."
  • "*-**% - **** ** ***** *** high."
  • "*% - ********* **** ***** ********* these *** *********. ****, **** **** them *** ****** ******"
  • "*%. ********** ****"
  • "** *** *** ***** *** ****** credentials *** *** *********. **** **** change ** *** **** **** ** so ** *** ****, **** ** use, *** **** ** ********** *** better."
  • "*%, *** **** ** *********, *** IT ******** **** * **** **** with ***** ***** ******* ** *** the *** ** ***** "******** *******" and ********* ** ********** ** *** majority ** *** ********* *** ****."
  • "*** ******* **** **** ******* *** costs *** ******* ****** ****."
  • "**%. **** *** ********** **** **** it ******."
  • "**%. **** ** ********** *********. ******* recurring ****."
  • "**%. * ***** *** ** ** due ** *** ****** **** ** readers *** *** *** ******* ***** a ****** **********."
  • "****. ****** ********* **** *** ******* credential *** ******* ** *** **** of ********* * ******** **** **** year. ** ****-**** *********, *** ******** is ******** ** **-**-**** ********** ** iPhone."

************, ****** ******* *** *** ** suited *** *** ************ ** *** users. *** **** ********, * ********* credential ** ********, ********* ********** ******* and ******** ** *****.

'*********' *** ******

****** ********** ********* *** **********, *** one ***** *** ************ ********* ** being ****-****** *** ********* ** ****: HID ******, *** ** *** ******* credential *******.

  • "**% - *** ****** ********** ** are ***** **** *** ** ***** a *** *********. ******** *** **** priced *** *** ********"
  • "*% *** ******* * ******* *** the ****** *********** *** **** *** is ** ****** ***** *** *** a ********* *******."
  • "*** *** ******* ** ******* **, in *** *********, ****'* **** ** all - *** *********** **** *** expensive. *** *** ******* **** ****** renewal ** **** ******* ********* ** say **. ** *** ******* ** other ******** *** ***** ******* * switch ** ****** ********. **** *** having ****** **** ****** ************, **** isn't **** * ******* ***."
  • "**% - ********* **** *** ****, It's * **** **** **** ****** to * *** *****. ***'* ****** credential ******* ***** * ****. *** a ****."
  • "*** *** *** ** ********* *** works ***** *** ** **** ********* as *** **** ** ********* ******."
  • "< *%, ** ** **** *** nothing *** ********** **** *** ****** app *** ***********."

Free *********** ** *********

**************, ** *********** *** ****, *** feedback *** ********.

**** ****** ********* *** '***-**-***' ****** companies, **** ** ******, ********, *** WaveLynx, **** ***** ******* * ****** of **** ***********:

  • "**% ********* ****** ** ****** ** give ** *** ********. ****** *****'* charge ******** ********** ** *** ********* Credentialing"
  • "**%, **** ** *** *********** *** Openpath **** **** ***********."
  • "**** **** **** ** *** * huge ******** ** ****** ********** *****. I ***** *** ****** **% ** so. **** ** ****** *** ** Openpath ****** ******* ***** *** *** affordability ** ***** ******. *** ***** 500 *** ******** ** * *** system ** ** ******."

Slow & *******

******* *********** ********* *** *** ** mobile ** ***** ******-********** *** ******* more ******* **** ******** ***** & fobs:

  • "**% **'* * ****** ****, ***** cost - ******* **** ***** ****** & *** ******* ** ******* *** handle ****** **********, *** ***** **** still *** *** ********** *** ************** purposes, **** ***** *** * ****"
  • "*% - ****** ***** **** **** to ** ****** *** **** ************ to *** **** * **** ** fob."
  • "**-**%. **** ** *** ********* **** found **** ** ** ******* *** more ******** **** ** *** * credential ***** **** ******."
  • "**% ** *** ********. *** ** the ****** ** ****** **** ******** to * ***."
  • "** *** ********* ********** **** **********, but **** ***** ******** ******** **** this, ****** *****."
  • "**** ** **** *****. * ** not * *** ******** ** ****** usage. * **** ** ** **** cumbersome."
  • "**%. **** *** ********** **** **** it ******."
  • "****** *********** *** *******. *** ******* is **** *** **** ** **** on *** ***-**** *** ******. **** the **** ************, ******* *** *****, disables *** *********, ***, ***** * lot ** *******"

BYOD - '***** **** *** ******'

******, ****** ********* ***** ******** *** problems *****/*********/****** ******* ** ***** ****** access ** ***-****-***** ******.

************, ******** ***** ***** **** ** phones *** *** **** *** ********* (often *********** *****) ****** *********** ****** diminishes ******'* *****:

  • "************ **** **%. ****** ******* *** mobile ********** ******* **** *** **** has * ******* ********** (*** *** willing ** *** ***** ******* **********), and **** ******* *** ********* *** the *** ** ****** *********** ******* the ********** ** *** *** **** the *** (*** ********* ****** ** keep ** **********)"
  • "*% - * ******* ****** ****** assume ** ****** *** ***** *** a ****** ******."
  • "**% - ********-***** ****** ******* ** BYOD *** ******* ** **** *** prox *****."
  • "**%. ****** ** ********* *******. ***** getting **********/********** **** ********* ***'* **** company **** ** ***** ******** ******, although **** ***** **** ** ********."
  • "** ** ****** ** **** ****** credentials **** *** ******* ******** *** smartphone ** *** *********."
  • "*, ********* *** ******* ** *** security ** ******** ******* ****** ***** their *** ****** ****** **. * company-issued **** **** **** *** *** back **** ******* ***** ******* ** that *******."
  • "**%. ***** *** ****** ** ********* who ***** ***** ****** **** **** has *********, *****, *** *** ***** carry ***** ****** **** **** ***** their ******* *********."
  • "*** ******** ** ******** ** **-**-**** smartphone ** ******."

Comments (9)

****** **** ** * ****** ********** strategy *** ******** **** ***** ***** growth

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*********** **** *** ****** *** ****....

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**** ******* ** ****** *********** ****** than ****** ** ** ** **** to *** * *** ***** ********* on ***** ****** *** ***. ** far ***** *** ******** **** *** the **** ********** * **** **** from *******/******** *********** *** ***-**** ********** using *** *****.

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*** ** ****** ****** *** **’** had ** ******.

** ******* **-** ***** *** ***** and **% **** ****** *******.

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*** ****** **** ***** *********'* ****** solution? * **** ** ** ****** and **** ********* **** ***.

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*****, ** ****** ****:********* **** ****** ****** ****** ****** Tested(******** ******* ****)

** *******, *********'* ********* ** ******* and *****'* **** ** ** ******** relicensed ***** *** ****. ** ***** of ***, ********** **** *** **** the '***** & **' ******* ********** that *** ***.

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** *********** #*-

*** ****, **'** ***** ** ******* a ******. *** ** *** *****.

*** *** *****, *****'* *******. *********'* licensing ***** ** ******.

** *******, **** ****** **** **** to ***** *** ********:

*****.*******@*************.***.

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

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**'** **** ***** ** *** *** happy **** **, **** ****** **** HID's ********, ***** ** ********** ******* and *** ******** * *******/****** *** to ***. *********'* ****** ***** ****** exactly *** **** ** * ******** fob.

***** ***** *** ****** ****, *** mobile *********** *** **** *** *** device ** *** **** ** ***** to * *** ******?

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** *******-

********** *** ******** ********. ***** ***.

*** *** *******. ****** ****** ****** credentials **-*********** ******** ****** ***********, **** as *** **** *** *****.

*** ***, *** ****** ******** ***** use ** * ******* *** * single ****** **********. **** ********** **** mobile ********** ******* **** ** * single ********** ******. ** ** ********** end **** ******** ******* * *** smartphone, **** **** **** **** **** to ****** * ***** ******* ** download *** ****** ********** ** **** new **********.

**** ***** ** ** ******* ***** quantity *** ****** ****** *********** - or *** ***** ******* *** **** matter.

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