The ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified nexTouch is a simple access control solution that provides stand-alone security to a variety of commercial facilities. nexTouch offers a modular solution that can be easily upgraded with plug-in technology keys. Users can readily upgrade nexTouch to a more advanced and scalable solution as their security requirements change. Optional technologies include the Accentra Multi-Family Solution that uses Data-on-Card technology, or ZigBee and Z-Wave capability for small businesses that want to integrate nexTouch into an alarm or automation platform. The solution is available with either a capacitive touchscreen or pushbutton keypad. Other features include privacy mode, enabling the exterior keypad to be temporarily disabled by the user from the inside; 9V battery power backup, which allows the lock to be recharged with just the touch of a battery; and support of up to 500 user codes, easily managed with effortless voice-guided programming.