Do you or your loved ones in the family find it difficult to keep track of your garage door keys? Is it difficult to locate the keys every time you want to open or close the door? Is it happening very frequently with you or your family members that you lose garage door keys? Do you want that since garage is the only easily accessible way to enter inside your house and you want a protected access to only authorized people to enter through?
Modern accessories made the controlled access technology accessible to you. Now, you have many options to choose. You can either choose a fingerprint door lock, keyless numeric keypad door lock or a smart card reader key lock. Keyless entry system was first introduced in hotels in early 1980s. Digital keypad, Fingerprint locks, smart card readers and remote control locks are very popular among homeowners.
Here is a brief description of some of the very innovative garage door accessories:
Fingerprint or biometric door lock technology is in reality now. Fingerprint technology is based on a finger recognition technology in which your fingerprint image is stored in door lock and all you have to do it to place your finger on the right place of the lock. The fingerprint opener is an excellent technology that gives controlled access to family members and children. Instead, you ask your children to memorize the door opening code or you make a directory of door opening codes, it is easier to once record the fingerprints of your family members and others to whom you want an open access to your home. It is installed on one side of the door.
Keyless numeric pad garage door locks carry a number of advantages. You can assign different numbers to different people of your acquaintance to enter into your house. If you want to close the access for someone, simply remove the access code. You can integrate your home security with your keyless door lock. A number of wrong attempts may generate alarm to your home security agency to monitor the unauthorized access to your home.
Many doors are now equipped with smart card reader technology. In this type of access, a special smart card is waived in front of sensing unit and upon recognition the door lock gets open. It has great advantage for handicap people.