Smart locks or electronic locks which one do you choose?

Smart locks and electronic locks are more convenient than traditional mechanical locks. Replace traditional locks with smart locks or electronic locks and eliminates the need to carry a physical key with you.

However, smart locks and electronic locks work differently, therefore which one to purchase depends on your preferences and needs.By understanding the differences between the two, you will be better able to decide which one to purchase.



Different Definitions

Smart locks are electromechanicallocks which are designed to perform locking and unlocking operations on a door when they receive such instructions from an authorized device using a wireless protocol and a cryptographic key to execute the authorization process. They also monitor access and send alerts for the different events it monitors and some other critical events related to the status of the device. Smart locks can be considered part of a smart home.

Electronic locks (or electric locks) are locking devices that are operated by electric current. Electric locks are sometimes self-contained, with the electronic control assembly mounted directly on the lock. Electric locks can be connected to an access control system and the benefits include: key control, where keys can be added