CE Pro Video Q&A: What’s the Buzz about August Home?


Mike Buckingham, director of August Home, explains the feature set of the August Smart Lock, including Amazon Echo and Nest compatibility and the Apple HomeKit chip. He also discusses the benefits for integrators from the new August Pro Division.

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August Expands Selection, Adds HomeKit, August Access Service



August expanded its selection of smart home-access products, added its first Apple Home-Kit-enabled product, and launched August Access service, which lets service personnel enter homes equipped with the August Smart Lock with homeowner permission.

Three new products expand the company’s selection beyond its single Smart Lock, launched a year ago. The new products consist of an Apple Home-Kit-certified Smart Lock, the company’s first video doorbell, and a keypad.

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August Announces New Smart Lock With HomeKit Integration



August, the company behind the popular August Smart Lock, today announced a second-generation product that includes support for Apple’s HomeKit home automation platform. The new HomeKit-enabled August Smart Lock lets customers use voice commands to lock, unlock, and check the status of their door.

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