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Biometric Locks and Luxury Safes

24th March 2023

Luxury safes have come a long way since the traditional combination lock. With the advent of biometric technology, safes have become more secure and user-friendly. This blog will explore the world of luxury safes and how biometric locks are revolutionizing the industry.

What are luxury safes?

Luxury safes are designed to protect valuable items such as jewellery, cash, and important documents. These safes are made of high-quality materials and come in various sizes, shapes and finishes. The UK has a thriving luxury safe industry, with manufacturers offering bespoke safes tailored to clients’ needs.


The evolution of safe locks

Traditional safe locks were mechanical and used a combination of numbers or letters to open the safe. With the rise of electronic technology, safes now have digital locks that are more secure and user-friendly. The latest addition to safe technology, offering unparalleled security and convenience, is biometric locks.

Biometric locks and how they work

Biometric locks use the unique physical characteristics of an individual to authenticate access to the safe. These characteristics include fingerprints, palm prints, facial recognition, or iris scans. Biometric locks are more secure than traditional locks as they are harder to duplicate or hack.

Types of biometric locks

There are different types of biometric locks available for luxury safes. One of the most popular is the fingerprint lock. This lock requires the user to scan their fingerprint, which is then compared to the stored data to grant access. Other biometric locks include palm print, facial recognition, and iris scan locks.

Benefits of biometric locking safes

Biometric locks offer several benefits to luxury safe owners:

  • They are more secure than traditional locks, as the unique characteristics used for authentication cannot be replicated.
  • They are user-friendly, as there is no need to remember a combination or carry a key.
  • Biometric locks can be customized to grant different levels of access to other users, making them ideal for businesses and families.

What is a watch winder?

Automatic watches rely on movement to keep them wound, but they can stop running when not worn. A watch winder is a device that mimics the movement of the wrist, keeping the watch wound and accurate.

Watch winder safes

Watch winder safes are a type of safe designed specifically for automatic watches. They combine the functionality of a safe with that of a watch winder and designed to securely store and protect automatic watches while keeping them wound and ready to wear. These safes typically have multiple watch winders inside and may also include storage compartments for additional watches and jewellery.

Watch collectors know the importance of keeping their prized automatic watches wound and safe. Watch winder safes are a popular choice among watch collectors and enthusiasts who own multiple automatic watches and want to ensure that they are always ready to wear. They provide a convenient and secure way to store and display watches while also keeping them in good working condition. They also come with a biometric lock, ensuring only the owner can access their valuable timepieces.

Choosing the right biometric enabled luxury safe

When choosing a luxury safe with a biometric lock, it is important to consider the safe’s size, shape, and security features. Choosing a reputable manufacturer with a proven track record of providing high-quality safes is also important.

In conclusion, biometric locks are revolutionizing the luxury safe industry in the UK. They offer unparalleled security and convenience, making them ideal for businesses and families. When choosing a luxury safe with a biometric lock, it is important to consider the size, shape, and security features of the safe and to choose a reputable manufacturer. With a biometric lock, you can rest assured that your valuable items are safe and secure.

At Associated Security, we design and manufacture luxury safes. We make our safes to order, so we can design and build them exactly to your specifications. We offer a wide range of locking options, including state-of-the-art biometrics and optional extras, including lockable cupboards, watch winders, ring drawers, internal lighting, etc. You can customize the internal and external finishes. You can also rest assured as we will work with you and your insurance provider to ensure your valuables are covered.

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