Allegion’s Schlage locks and readers now support Google Wallet mobile credential to make workplace access seamless and secure

Posted by Janet B. Stroud — May 17, 2024 — Allegion US, a provider of security products and solutions, recently announced support for Google Wallet mobile credentials to provide a seamless and secure way for employees to access their workplace facilities using their Android smartphones. This innovative offering is set to revolutionize the way workforces interact with company infrastructure and to streamline daily operations, says the company.

Allegion Schlage MTB11 Mobile Enabled Multi-Technology Mullion Reader

Mobile-ready Schlage MTB readers deliver maximum capabilities and compatibility in one single unit for simplified access control. MTB11 image courtesy of Allegion

A leap forward in workplace efficiency and security

Allegion’s support for employee badge in Google Wallet is more than just a technological advancement; it’s a commitment to enhancing the employee experience. By leveraging the convenience and security of Google Wallet, employees can now enjoy seamless access to buildings, secure areas, and more, all with a simple tap of their phone.


Olivia Renaud, group product manager for credentials at Allegion, stated:

Allegion’s strategic decision to support employee badge within Google Wallet reflects the company’s dedication to innovation and its forward-thinking approach to workplace management. This expands Allegion’s existing offering within the mobile credential category which includes Bluetooth and other NFC wallet-based credentials. We are excited to provide yet another innovative technology that is supported by Allegion’s existing security ecosystem.

Innovative technology for a modern workplace

Employee badges in Google Wallet are compatible with a variety of Schlage wireless locks, wall readers and reader controllers that are NFC enabled including Schlage NDE and LE Series, XE360 and AD Series wireless locks, MTB Series wall readers, and Schlage RC Series reader controllers.

Allegion Schlage MTB11 reader

Employees can say goodbye to physical badges and lost IDs by using their phone to unlock office doors, elevators and turnstiles. MTB11 reader image courtesy of Allegion

Key benefits include:

  • Convenience: Employees can say goodbye to physical badges and the hassle of lost or forgotten IDs by using their phone to unlock office doors and access different areas of the building or campus, including elevators and turnstiles.
  • Enhanced Security: Employee badges in Google Wallet are protected by multiple layers of security, ensuring that sensitive information remains safe. And the credential can be easily deactivated if a phone is lost or stolen.
  • Seamless Access: Employees can use their employee badge in Google Wallet with a simple tap to an enabled Schlage device. The technology does not require them to unlock their device or open an app.

Future-ready access

By supporting employee badge in Google Wallet, Schlage offers technology that is iterative and will evolve as new functionality and capabilities become available. Allegion’s PACS alliances are now able to work with Schlage to offer this solution to their customers, and commercial business owners can feel confident that their staff will continue to take advantage of the latest mobile credential benefits into the future.

Contact an Allegion credentials consultant to learn more about the Schlage employee badge.