Discover the ekey xLine!

ekey xLine fingerprint scanner for surface and flush-mounting installation

ekey presents a fingerprint scanner system that makes access areas smart: the ekey xLine. Whether house entrance or garage, the building access has new functions and adapts to your individual needs. Experience a new feeling of comfort! Not only do you open your front door safely and conveniently with your finger, but you also benefit from smart features that make everyday life easier. An access control system for your wishes for today, tomorrow and beyond.

Discover the advantages of the ekey xLine and experience new possibilities!

Simply open the door with your finger — without a key, smartphone, code, or card. Be it for running, cycling, inline skating or when the dog wants out: enjoy the freedom to head out as you please.

The advantages

  • Impossible to lock yourself out — your finger is always on hand!
  • The ekey fingerprint scanner learns with every use
  • Convenient access for the whole family
  • The growth of children’s fingers is automatically detected
  • Dirt or minor injuries on the finger are not a problem
  • Simple and intuitive touch operation

For its products, ekey guarantees the very highest standard of security against misuse and unauthorized access to the access control system. With a fingerprint scanner, only authorized persons can open the door. The ekey fingerprint scanner is 1,000 times more secure than the 4-digit number code of an ATM card.

The advantages

  • Only authorized persons can open the door
  • 1000 times more secure than a 4-digit number code
  • Maximum protection against forgery
  • No more misplaced, lost or stolen keys
  • No disclosure of access codes
  • End-to-end encryption

No more uncertainty! You automatically receive a message on your smartphone as soon as the door has been opened with the fingerprint scanner. This is useful in many everyday situations, but especially with children. Thanks to the push notification, you can be sure that your child made it home safely from school.

The advantages

  • Notification on your smartphone — if you wish — when the door opens
  • Always well informed — even when out and about
  • Rest easy knowing that your loved ones have arrived home safely

With an ekey fingerprint scanner, you can conveniently unlock the door with your smartphone when you are out and about. This means you can open the door for your handyman even if you are still on your way home. Let in your friend at a moment’s notice to lend him the pressure washer — even if you are on vacation. Be sure you can let someone into the house if necessary.

The advantages

  • Unlocking on the go
  • More flexibility in your everyday life
  • No more tedious drives home to unlock your door
  • Everything under control with one app — even remotely

You are expecting a visit from friends, but you have your hands full at the moment. You do not have to rush to the door when the doorbell rings. A short “Alexa, open the door!” is enough and your guests can enter the house. To do this, simply connect the ekey fingerprint scanner to the Alexa virtual assistant from Amazon.

The advantages

  • Open the front door conveniently with a voice command
  • No need to rush to the door every time the bell rings
  • Be able to open the door when you’re busy or have your hands full
  • No need to open the door with dirty hands

Receive a greeting when you get home! The ekey system in connection with the virtual assistant Amazon Alexa welcomes you into your own four walls. A unique feeling of convenience at the front door!

The advantages

  • ekey fingerprint scanner as the trigger for a Routine
  • Set up custom Routines in Amazon Alexa
  • The light in the entrance area switches on etc.
  • The latest headlines or a playlist are played etc.

Anyone building or renovating a house is faced with many decisions. Often, not all wishes can be fulfilled immediately. This is not a problem for the ekey system, since functions and devices can be added at a later date. Users can be stored, temporarily disabled, or deleted.

The advantages

  • You don’t have to determine the scope of your access control system in advance
  • Functions, users and devices can be added flexibly
  • You can control different functions with different fingers

With an ekey fingerprint scanner, you can individually define different access authorizations for each person. For example, certain days and times can be defined on which your dog sitter or domestic staff gets access. You define and administer all authorizations via the app and keep track of who has come and at what time.

The advantages

  • You determine who enters your home and when
  • Grant temporary access authorizations for service providers
  • Easy to enable and disable users via the app — even remotely

Never again worry that your children, parents, or neighbors might lose a key. With an ekey fingerprint scanner, you no longer need to give your key to someone because you simply authorize those people who need access to your home. Lost keys are a thing of the past.

The advantages

  • Unlock without a key, smartphone, code, or card
  • No more misplaced, lost or stolen keys
  • Only authorized persons can open the door
  • Impossible to lock yourself out — your finger is always on hand!

ekey xLine — Your advantages

  • Building access becomes smart
    Additional functions and access to the smart home world
  • Uniform operating concept
    All new ekey products are managed via an app
  • Future-proof system
    Expandable at any time with new features and devices
  • New sensor technology
    Touch operation in ekey quality
  • Modular fingerprint scanner
    Individual parts can be exchanged simply and easily
  • Flexibility in built-in fitting
    Outlet-mounted and wall-mounted variants can be easily installed and connected
  • Easy activation
    Storing the fingerprints is self-explanatory and is performed independently via the app
  • Practical remote diagnosis
    Invitation to the customer’s system via the app to carry out maintenance work remotely without having to travel

ekey xLine — The system

ekey xLine — The technical highlights

Harmonious overall appearance

  • The finger recess in the standard version is available in white or black.
  • The overall image is rounded off by the frame: The light ring of the fingerprint scanner comes truly into its own in the glass frame.

Flexibility in built-in fitting

  • Particularly impressive with its simple built-in fitting in standard flush mount back boxes or as a wall-mounted variant.
  • The mounting height of 100 to 110 cm enables barrier-free access.

Updates and maintenance

  • The easy update option during operation guarantees the highest possible security: always equipped with the latest software as well as additional functions and ongoing further development.
  • Thanks to the locking mechanism, the frame can be mounted and dismounted without tools.

ekey xLine — The new app

The fingerprint scanner system from ekey is conveniently administered with the ekey bionyx app via a smartphone or tablet. This is where the authorizations and different roles for your family, friends, and service providers are assigned. The access log shows the activity of the fingerprint scanner over the past 30 days.

The ekey bionyx app is also the trigger for smart functions: The door can be opened remotely — a practical everyday helper! With push notifications on the smartphone, users can choose to receive a notification that their loved ones have arrived safely at home. The connection to Alexa, the Amazon virtual assistant, provides additional convenience at the front door.

But ekey offers much more: It is not necessary to decide in advance what scope the access control system should have. Functions and devices can be added at a later date. With the ekey bionyx app, all connected devices, access points, functions, and users are always in view and can be administered centrally.

ekey bionyx beta app

Your ekey contact is available to assist in downloading and activating the ekey bionyx beta app.

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ekey xLine — The scope of functions


  • Intuitive administration with smartphone
  • Open with fingerprint scanner
  • Open with smartphone near the door
  • Firmware updates
  • Remote administration of authorizations
  • Data backup of the device configuration
  • Access log (enable/disable as well as delete)
  • Remote support
  • Number of users in the standard: 20
  • Expandable up to 100 users1
  • Number of relays on the control unit: 2
  • Remote opening/access2
  • Push notifications when the door is opened2
  • Amazon Alexa virtual assistant
  • Set up Amazon Alexa Routines
  • Finger synchronization
  • Up to 5 fingerprint scanners in one system
  • Smart home connectivity with HTTPS requests
  • Simple device exchange
  • Different functions with different fingers

Coming soon

  • ekey bionyx API
  • BAB TECHNOLOGIE APPMODULE with KNX functionality
  • Local mode
  • Time slots (e.g. person X: access Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

¹ subject to a charge
² now free

ekey xLine — Downloads

Wiring diagrams

Wiring diagram

Mounting instructions

Mounting instructions

Information sheet

Instructions for fitters or electricians

ekey bionyx beta app

Your ekey contact is available to assist in downloading and activating the ekey bionyx beta app.

Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and
other countries. Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.