KeyMe of New York has announced an agreement with Ahold USA that will place the company’s new retail kiosks at Super Stop & Shop locations in Dorchester and Malden, Massachusetts. The kiosks will enable customers to safely store a “digital copy” of their keys in the cloud and easily create a spare copy at their local Super Stop & Shop in under 30 seconds.
KeyMe can support most home, office and mailbox keys. KeyMe’s advanced digital imaging technology resets keys to the factory specifications, resulting in a new key that’s as accurate as the original from the manufacturer, the company says.
The new kiosks also will be able to copy car keys, both with transponder chips and those without. According to KeyMe, this is the first time car keys have ever been able to be copied at a self-service kiosk. Historically, consumers have been forced to go to a dealer and often pay hundreds of dollars for the replacement or duplicate, KeyMe says. This technology allows KeyMe to scan car keys at the kiosk, read the transponder and ship a copy (with tracking code) in under two days. Prices start at $19.99 for non-transponder keys and $39.99 for transponder keys.
“We are excited to expand our key duplication and lockout services with Ahold, the owner of Super Stop & Shop. Their team’s core culture of innovation aligns well with our mission to bring convenience and value into the locksmith industry,” said KeyMe CEO Greg Marsh. “KeyMe has hundreds of thousands of customers storing, sharing and printing keys on our platform. With our new kiosks deployed in select Super Stop & Shop locations, we will make it easier and more affordable to solve frustrating lockouts as well as create a highly accurate copy of any key type, including house and car keys.”