Aperio is the smart technology that enables mechanical locks to be wirelessly linked to a new or existing access control system.

Expand your access control system with additional doors economically

  • Additional doors can be integrated into access control systems at a low cost
  • Aperio can be combined with new and existing access control systems
  • Easy to install with no structural alterations to the door
  • Standard RFID technologies supported
  • Battery-operated Aperio cylinders and escutcheons provides RFID-card reader
  • Wireless communication between Aperio cylinders / escutcheons and communication hubs
  • Aperio can update room access authorisations online and in real time.

The open architecture of Aperio provides a convenient way of connecting with most access control systems via RS485 or Wiegand interface. The Aperio cylinders or escutcheons communicate via an encrypted wireless link to a communication hub that is wired directly to the system.

Available RFID technologies:

Simple integration - easy installation – investment saving

Aperio is an ASSA ABLOY technology that enables mechanical locks to be wirelessly linked to a new or existing access control system without any need to modify the door. The heart of Aperio is a short distance wireless communication protocol designed to link an online electronic access control system with an Aperio enabled electronic cylinder or escutcheon.

ASSA ABLOY Aperio Product range

Communication hub

A communication hub is the link between Aperio locks and the existing access control system.Suitable for interior doors, particularly practical for hallways with a number of adjacent corridors. AH30 1-to-8 Aperio communication hub allows a wireless conn...

L100 high security lock

The Aperio L100 lock is an electronically controlled wireless device which not only provides the highest levels of physical protection, but also transmits comprehensive information on door status to the access control system. Europrofile, Scandinavian a...


A battery powered electronic escutcheon with RFID-Reader with a slim, timeless design. It can be used in all commercially available doors with mechanical locks.

C100 Knob cylinders

Easy to fit, battery powered electronic cylinders with RFID readers.

Glass door solution

A architectural glass solution with Aperio escutcheons. Modern glass meeting rooms and office doors can now be equipped with wireless access control devices while maintaining aesthetics.


In combination with online readers/ doors it is possible to install additional doors with Aperio Offline devices - all access rights are stored on RFID credentials via the access control system.

- Low Frequency (HID PROX, EM410x)