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The first cellular
smart lock system

APAD’s access control system is the first to use LTE-M cellular technology, enabling multifamily buildings to go keyless - without any wiring, hubs, gateways, or Wi-Fi
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APAD's LTE-M System

Developed Specifically for Multifamily

Remotely manage access
Reduce onsite visits with keyless remote access for tenants, guests, staff, and vendors.
Automate operations
Get rid of physical keys and automate management tasks.
Works under all building conditions
LTE-M technology enables connectivity in buildings with limited voice and data cellular coverage.
Enhance your PMS
Easily integrates and adds capabilities to leading Property Management Systems (PMS).
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Why run your own building network when you can use the cellular networks already there?
APAD’s patented LTE-M technology platform eliminates the need for property managers to install and maintain hubs, gateways, or Wi-Fi, leveraging the security and reliability of the nation's top cellular networks.
“The number of devices connected by these technologies [NB-IoT and LTE-M] reached almost 500 million devices at the end of 2022…and continue to be rolled out around the world”
Ericsson Mobility Report, June 2023

Why building managers need APAD

Cost Savings
Get rid of physical keys to automate operations for cost and labor savings
Quick ROI
ROI payback is 2.5 years based on time and labor savings
Building Security
Real-time monitoring lets you see who is coming and going
Reduce Onsite Visits
Keyless remote access for tenants, guests, staff and vendors
Tenant Satisfaction
Conveniently manage guests with APAD’s mobile app
Self Guided Tours
Increase lease conversions with simple and flexible scheduling

World class hardware and
software design

World class hardware and software design

APAD combines enterprise scale software with highly engineered hardware from H. Theophile, a leading supplier to luxury residential and hospitality developers.
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LTE 9100 Smart Lock

APAD is the first LTE-M enabled, battery-powered, fire-rated apartment entry lock
APAD is the first LTE-M enabled, battery-powered, fire-rated
apartment entry lock
Multiple Unlock Options
Mobile and NFC
  • Mobile credentials include Bluetooth and NFC options
  • Smart card and fob access using NFC
Keypad
  • Unique PIN codes for every user
Physical Key
  • Backup for building management
  • Master keying available
LTE 9100 apartment door lock

LTE 5000 Reader

LTE 5000 electronic door reader
APAD's wall-mounted entry reader for perimeter doors and common rooms integrates with door stations, elevators and control panels
Multiple Unlock Options
Mobile and NFC
  • Mobile credentials include Bluetooth and NFC options
  • Smart card and fob access using NFC
Keypad
  • Unique PIN codes for every user
Additional Specifications
  • For interior and exterior installations
  • Uses 12V DC to 24V DC wiring
  • Directly connects to any electrified locking mechanism

Enterprise software and integrations

  • APAD’s enterprise software and database are built for scale, security and reliability. 
  • Building access logs and data analytics can optimize property management
  • APAD integrates with leading property management systems (PMS)
  • APAD’s best-in-class access control adds to existing PMS functions like maintenance, package management and lease turnovers
Screenshot of APAD app showing resident capabilities
Resident
App
Screenshot of the APAD app showing building manager capabilities
Building
Manager App
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Management
Web App
Screenshot of building management web portal
Management
Web App
Screenshot of building management web portal
Management
Web App

APAD makes going keyless easy

Simple installation
Designed for new construction and retrofits, with standard installation.
Out-of-the box connectivity
Automatically connects with an LTE-M SIM card in every lock.
Cellular – not Wi-Fi
No wiring, hubs or gateways. No set-ups, no maintenance.
Secure and reliable
Uses nationwide cellular networks; LTE-M works in all building conditions.
Single Platform
To manage any door, any building, anywhere.
Automate Operations
Get rid of physical keys to automate management tasks.

About Us

APAD brings together technology, engineering, and design expertise from Microsoft, Sony, Priceline, Apple, Google and Meta.

The team has built enterprise-scale software platforms reaching millions of end-point users, and developed retail access control systems for Walmart, Target and Best Buy.
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APAD - the future of multifamily buildings