Smart locks for coliving

Purpose Built Student Accommodation - Serviced Apartments - Short stay (test)

The way people live is changing. Whether it’s a student or a professional, accommodation is more than just renting an apartment. With KS, Coliving brands, Student Accommodation Developers, Campus Facility Managers or Serviced Living Providers can expand and improve the scale, reach, and quality of accommodation anywhere around the world.

SALTO KS brings a seamless experience to Coliving spaces, Serviced apartments and Purpose Built Student Accommodation. Offer your members or students well-designed spaces with the comfort of their own fully furnished private apartment equipped with smart locks. So let's simplify your operations, connect to your existing facility management tools and grow your business.

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not just features: solutions

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Access, precisely

For every member, student, staff or guests, access can be determined down to the minute. KS makes sure people can only enter where and when they should; their own room or common areas such as bike garages, laundry, post box, elevators and more - you have the freedom to decide!

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Smartphone as keys

With KS you no longer need to worry about keys given to outsiders or rooms that are shared with friends. With Mobile Key as the only form of entry for your residents you can be sure that no one will lend their smartphones over the weekend like with keys!

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24/7 activity insights

Activity feed allows you to keep track of who goes where and when. You can send customised welcome messages to first timers or even see privacy lock usage of your students, and in case of emergency choose to override privacy mode.

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To keep up with the latest in the world of access control the SALTO KS team travels around the globe to visit multiple events organized by organisations we consider to be thought leaders in their field.

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SALTO KS offers 3 solutions

We offer 3 solutions for your Coliving space, PBSA or Serviced apartments. 
Whether you have a 20-door building, an experienced brand already using a building management software; or a recognised global brand we’ve got you covered addressing your specific business needs.

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The cloud-based Out-of-the-box access control solution for you

KS standard functionalities

SALTO KS branded apps

Integration possibilities

Easy to set up

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Your building management tool integrated with SALTO KS

Feature toggle: Option to select functionalities from SALTO KS

Your own logo, brand identity and URL

Option to integrate Mobile Key into your existing app

Option to add KS Services

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Completely customized access control solution built with our KS Core API

Access to our locking platform

Build your own dream solution with your brand identity

Host your own user data

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At SALTO KS we think it's important to change the world together. That's why we partnered up with below organizations that are disrupting the coliving movement and there are many more to come!

Ultimate flexibility

SALTO KS has many different applications, that perfectly adapt to your building. Learn about different use cases by clicking on the dots in the shared building below.

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The outdoor intercom panel allows to ring a specific resident in a multi tenant building. The residents can use the SALTO KS app or a 3rd party app like Comelit to see who’s at the door and unlock for their guests. Intercoms service Integrations allows a single app usage approach and reduce investment costs in each appartment. no Indoor panel investment and wiring.

These integrations into KS APP is a KS SERVICE offering by SALTO Systems

Main Door

In most cases main doors open with the help of an electric door-opener. The Wall reader/ control unit can trigger any type of electric door opening. If not, an XS4 Escutcheon works best. Easy and simple. Present your credential either your Tag, mobile phone or enter your PIN to unlock. In case the door is equipped with an outdoor intercom panel, SALTO provides different panel readers to be built in.

Wallreader, Escutcheon EU, ANSI and Scandinavian.

Post Boxes

No more managing tiny keys to post boxes! With KS all residents can unlock their post box with their existing credential for their apartment like their Tag, or smartphone. Residents can also give access to delivery companies if needed, and get notified when a package is delivered into their post box.

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Bike Storage Room

Do you offer your residents bikes depending on their rental contract? Manage the usage time per month via your PMS connected to SALTO KS or manage access on the go with KS web application.

Escutcheon EU, ANSI and Scandinavian.


The cafe can be managed as separate Site with SALTO KS which let allow separate employee management and still the option that members can access the common door to the cafe during opening hours. User can also make use of their tag to buy a drink. Super fancy. One tag opening your door and cashless ordering a cafe. This requires an Integration. As you know by now SALTO KS will not only unlock doors but offer much more! In need for coffee? Residents or guests can select a beverage from the machine and tap the SALTO reader with their Tag or phone. Based on the resident account and credits (booking platform), residents can get drinks for free or cost will be deducted from their credits.

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With KS you can define access for any floor. All you need is a Wall Reader/ Control unit next to your elevator or inside the lift cab, optionally with PIN. You can then continue using your existing credential. The PIN functionality is especially ideal for guests with one time access or 3rd parties with defined schedules like cleaners.

Wallreader EU, ANSI, Panel reader and Mullion reader

Common door

Use your preferred credential to unlock! In case of emergency you can always open from the inside. SALTO advanced panic bar solutions enable panic bar-equipped emergency exit doors to be controlled with an innovative, stand-alone electronic locking system. SALTO stand-alone electronic locks can be fitted, in combination with adaptor kits to more than 40 leading panic bars from most manufacturers.

XS4 with emergency push bar, Escutcheon EU, ANSI and Scandinavian.

Equipped with a „door left open“ (DLO) contact

Receive a notification when a room door is left open, why not warn your residents:

‘Dear…, we noticed your room is still open, would you like to lock it?’

Equipped with a self locking mortise lock

A shut door is not always a locked door. SALTO provides pure mechanical self locking mortise locks. This means your door is always deadbolt locked when shut.

Additional Benefits

Via integrations with 3rd party applications, the system can call the elevator while a resident leaves their apartment. How? The inside handle trigger does the trick.


Are any of your room doors also substitute for escape routes or Emergency exits? No problem, a safety tag with 24/7 access will be stored in an emergency key box. Every unauthorised usage can be reported via Events instantly.

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Escutcheon EU, ANSI/US, Nordic/Scandinavian and Australian.

Recommendation: PRIVACY MODE inside

Let your residents benefit from SALTO electronic locks. You can also receive a notification when a room door is left open, why not warn your residents: ‘Dear…, we noticed your room is still open, would you like to lock it?’


Room Occupancy Monitoring: Based on ESD (Energy saving device)- The Universal Energy Saving Device (ESD) is a motion cardless solution. The system will determine whether the room is occupied and it will apply an energy management model by switching ON or OFF lighting and/or AC.


Whether the gym, event room or rooftop, residents can get access when they book the room. They’ll be able to use their Tag, PIN code (One time usage) or phone to unlock. In case the room door is still open or opened from the inside after the booked time, you`ll be instantly informed*.

* Requires an integration with your PMS

Escutcheon EU, ANSI and Scandinavian

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