Author: BestSmartLock

igloohome Launches A New Addition To Its Smart Lock Lineup – igloohome Smart Deadbolt Lock 02

igloohome, a Singapore-based lock company, unveiled its first Smart product, which was a Smart access solution, which provides short-term rental managers a secure place to store mechanical keys, while offering easy access to their guests. In March 2016, the company launched its first Smart Lock, with Bluetooth capabilities.

 

Wi-Fi Free Operation

With great success from its door lock and Keybox, igloohome is launching yet another Smart Lock, the igloobolt Smart Deadbolt 02. The deadbolt utilizes a Bluetooth chipset and mobile app to communicate with the authorized phone. Both of the locks utilize a unique operational process that does not require an Internet connection, eliminating hacking risks. To make this possible, the deadbolt works with a technology that is similar to the Internet banking token, involving encryption and synchronization.

 

Igloohome Igloobolt 02 Smart Lock

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Exploring The Five Top Smart Locks On The Market

Smart Locks have taken the market by storm, as manufacturers and tech companies compete to see who can sell the most units, earn the highest revenue and utilize the most intuitive technology. There are innumerable brands on the market, but 5 of them have gained more notoriety than all the rest. If you are one of the many consumers that have hesitated to invest in a Smart Lock, you may find one of these brands, ideal for your home.

 

Kwikset Premis Smart Lock

Kwikset Premis Smart Lock

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Stopping Bicycle Thieves In Their Tracks With The Bisecu Smart Bike Lock

Bolting your bike to a rack just isn’t enough to keep it safe. Of course, you can always throw in a traditional combination bike lock into the equation, but this will only delay the process.

A group of engineers from South Korea think they have the solution and that would be the Bisecu Smart Bike Lock. The lock utilizes a Bluetooth 4.0 chipset to communicate to the connected phone. It features a 100dB audible alarm, accelerometer, waterproof design, military grade encryption, gyroscope and patent-pending locking mechanism. If a thief tampers with the lock, an alert will be transmitted to the connected phone and the audible alarm will be activated. This will alert the owner and the people in close vicinity of the event.

 

Bisecu Bike Lock

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Amazon Adds Smart Lock Control To Alexa’s Collection Of Native Abilities

Over a week ago, Amazon added a Door Lock Application Program Interface to the Alexa Skills Kit, in an attempt to simplify Smart Lock control for users. This update improved voice commands for Smart Lock partners, including Kwikset, August, Z-Wave, Schlage, Yale and Vivint.

As mentioned in a previous article I’d written, this would simplify the locking process, but due to security vulnerabilities, Amazon decided not to launch unlock support at this time.

 

Kwikset Obsidian Smart Lock

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Apple Provides Consumers With An Up-Close Look At Its Smart Products Work

The Smart Home phenomenon is still drawing lots of attention from consumers worldwide. Home automation allows people to control and manage their home from afar. This capability is very appealing to individuals that spend a large portion of their time at work, school and traveling.

 

Kwikset Kevo Convert

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Overviewing The Z-Wave Enabled Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt

Just like any other Smart Lock brand, the Schlage Connect Camelot allows users to leave their mechanical key at home. Homeowners and authorized visitors can access the home with a unique PIN code. For added security purposes, the door will automatically relock after 30 seconds, if the homeowner forgets to do it.

 

Schlage Connect Smart Lock

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A Comprehensive Poly-Control Danalock Bluetooth Smart Lock Review

The Poly-Control Danalock became available to the public on April 29, 2014. The lock’s circular, retrofit design is similar to the August Smart Lock. However, the lock is not a competitive concern for August Home. This basically means that the lock can only be activated, when the authorized phone is within the Bluetooth range, which varies between 0 to 5 meters.


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Kickstarter Campaign Launched Features The BluKey Keyless Entry System

Cypher Home, a Smart Lock upstart, launched a Kickstarter campaign on February 20th to raise money for its innovative BluKey Keyless Entry System. BluKey has a retrofit design, so it will transform any ordinary deadbolt into a Smart Lock, without the need to replace any hardware.

 

BluKey Bluetooth Keyless Entry System

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A Comprehensive Kwikset Kevo Convert Smart Lock Review

When comparing the Kwikset Kevo Convert Bluetooth Smart Lock to other brands, its price tag is significantly lower. Instead of replacing the existing deadbolt, it will retrofit on the inside of the door. The lock will automatically lock/unlock the deadbolt per requests made through the companion Kevo app, which is available for both Android and iOS devices.

 

Kwikset Kevo Convert

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Schlage Unveils Amazon Alexa Integration

Schlage, a leading provider of deadbolts and Smart Locks, announced a partnership with Amazon to provide customers with voice-automated capabilities. The Alexa integration will allow customers to utilize Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Tap to control their Connect Smart Lock.

Over the past few years, Schlage has been working diligently to make its Smart Locks lineup more compatible with Smart Homes. The company already partners with Z-Wave to enhance the functionality its connected locks and to provide consumers with more compatibility options.

 

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