History of keys Each key belongs to a lock, but this article focuses on the keys themselves. I bought my first antique key in a curio shop in Prague in 1962. I still have that key, and many others that came later, from the Roman Era to modern ASSA ABLOY cylinder lock keys. Today’s locks and security solutions Welcome to ASSA ABLOY’s product pages for more information about today’s locks, access control, mobile keys with NFC, door automatics and more. In the ASSA ABLOY solution pages you can experience lock and security solutions for any door opening.