VingCard Elsafe To Unveil the Essence of Minimalistic Lock Design at HITEC 2012 DALLAS – June 11, 2012 – VingCard Elsafe, the global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, today announced that it will unveil a revolutionary new minimalistic electronic lock concept to the worldwide hospitality industry during HITEC 2012, billed as the world’s largest hospitality technology show. HITEC is scheduled to take place June 25th - 28th at the Baltimore Convention Center. “At VingCard Elsafe, we always strive to be pioneers in the industry and ‘Stay First’ in product innovation,” said Tim Shea, president of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality. “It’s just part of our DNA. When we began development of this next generation of locks, we asked ourselves: ‘How minimalistic can an electronic lock be? What is the maximum expression of a minimalistic electronic lock?’ We believe that we have successfully answered these questions and more with a unique and highly original new concept to be revealed to the global market at HITEC this year.” To pre-schedule a personal demonstration and be one of the first to discover this new breakthrough in electronic locking solutions, please contact Riise Walker at +1 (972) 692-3167 or visit VingCard Elsafe at Booth # 1210 at HITEC 2012 in Baltimore, June 25th-28th. Continuous demonstrations of the new lock will be available throughout the show. VingCard Elsafe is the world leader in developing locking systems, electronic in-room safes and energy management solutions for the hospitality industry, offering user-friendly systems that meet the unique operational needs of hotels and resorts. For more information, please visit www.vingcardelsafe.com. About VingCardElsafe The world leader in hotel security technology, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality has products installed in more than 42,000 properties worldwide, securing in excess of 7 million hotel rooms and is part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, a publicly listed company. VingCard provides numerous electronic locking system solutions, including traditional magnetic-stripe, smartcard systems and the latest RFID electronic locks compatible with the main ISO standards: ISO 14.443A (MIFARE), ISO 14.443B, ISO15.693 and NFC-compatible (Near Field Communication), fully integrated PMS interface software solutions, as well as the world leader in wireless online locking solutions for hotels based on ZigBee secured open platform. VingCard has worldwide service and support in more than 166 countries. Elsafe provides the only UL-listed (1037) hotel safe series on the market today in keypad and card-based models. Elsafe Safes include a UL-listed internal power outlet to support recharging of laptops and camcorders, full wireless online capabilities and RFID versions compatible with VingCard system. Elsafe customers also enjoy the same worldwide service and support. Orion by VingCard Elsafe is the new Energy Management Solution that reduces energy consumption, ensures guest comfort and contributes to improve hotels green initiatives. The ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group is dedicated to the hospitality industry. For more information on VingCard Elsafe, visit www.vingcardelsafe.com.