STIWA Shape-Shifting Access Control Lock Profiled
Published Apr 27, 2023 12:02 PM
An Austrian company, Stiwa Group, is offering a lock fundamentally different than conventional ones, using shape memory alloys but what applications does it have?
In this report, we profile Stiwa Group and their Smalox technology, based on our interview with the company, review of their patent, scientific articles, and marketing materials, including:
- Smalox Lock
- Shape Memory Alloys
- SMA-Based Lock Limitations
- Locking Mechanism
- Power Source
- Control Software
- Door Lock Development Stopped
- Release in Fall 2023, Focus On Europe First
For this report, we spoke with the Head Of Sales & Marketing at Stiwa Advanced Products Stefan Gehmayr, and Smalox Product Manager Martin Hargaßner.