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SIHOT.PMS ←→ Key Card

In this chapter, we describe the commands of the interface, which could be used by a Key Card system.

There are different scenarios possible to handle the creation of key cards.

Level I

The basic operations they key card system needs to support are

Operation Code Description
CI Check-In
CO Check-Out
RM Room Move

Level II

Level I and

Operation Code Description
RC Read Card
CC Create Card

Level III

Level II and

Operation Code Description
PS Posting (Simple)

Use case for a posting could be that a guest did not pay for accessing e.g. a "Gym" Area. But the guest can open the door to the "Gym". By opening the door, the guest gets informed that he will be charged 5,00 €. Therefore, the key card system can directly charge 5,00 € to the guest folio.