History of InstaKey
For over 30 years, InstaKey has been working to make our client’s lives easier through our innovative products.
To date, we:
- Have produced 3.5 million+ serialized keys and 723,000+ user-rekeyable lock cylinders
- Are utilized in 148,000+ locations encompassing over 399,000+ doors
- Service 800+ clients and manage 82,000+ key holders
Here’s how it all started…
The Digital Site Survey tool launches, making it easier and cheaper for organizations to survey their own lock hardware, without the help and expense of a locksmith.
Big things are on the horizon. Stay tuned for the future of InstaKey innovation.
InstaKey introduces KeyControl® for any mechanical lock and key system.
InstaKey introduces the KeyControl® Dashboard in the latest SecurityRecords.com release. Through the addition of this visual display, key control is even easier to accomplish.
InstaKey introduces the Fuel Dispenser lock program to help put a stop to credit card skimmers at the pump.
SecurityRecords.com® version 3.0 is released, improving the overall performance, aesthetics and the administrative rights suite.
SecurityRecords.com® is patented, making InstaKey the first entity to successfully patent the ability to manage access devices online.
Introduces the KeyControl® management program encompassing restricted keys, user-rekeyable lock cylinders and web-based key management software.
SecurityRecords.com® key management software is released allowing the industry’s first web-based software platform.
InstaKey products and offerings are expanded to meet market demand. Test markets are established outside of the continental United States. Feasibility of marketing, distribution, and service concepts are tested.
Shield Security Systems re-branded to InstaKey Security Systems becoming primarily devoted to the development, distribution and support of proprietary technology.
While in search of a simpler alternative to re-coring a facility after hours, Shield Security Systems conceives the concept of InstaKey rekeyable cylinder technology. Engineering begins, the first prototype cylinders are created and the first patent is filed under Shield Security Systems.