LAS VEGAS (January 5, 2017) – Kwikset®, a leading manufacturer of smart locks made for the world you live in, launched an IFTTT channel for its popular Kevo™ platform, which includes first and second-generation Bluetooth-enabled Touch-to-Open smart locks. The channel allows Kevo users interested in building a connected home the ability to integrate their smart locks with more smart home products than ever before using simple connections called Applets.
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Premis offers homeowners the convenience of unlocking and locking the door using Siri voice controls and best-in-class, patented security features, including Secure Screen and the latest version of Kwikset SmartKey security. Homeowners can let others in while away, ensure the door is locked after leaving, or unlock the door upon coming home without fumbling for keys. Further, Premis works with all available HomeKit compatible accessories so that people can create integrated scenes such as lighting or heating the interior of the home by merely opening the front door.
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Kwikset, the leader in residential security, announces that its line of SmartCode deadbolt locks is now compatible with Legrand’s Intuity home automation platform, part of the On-Q line. SmartCode locks with Home Connect technology are the industry’s leading wireless access control lock solution for the smart home. Home Automation Security Solutions Legrand’s Intuity System brings together a wide array of stand-alone home technologies and devices into a unified ecosystem that provides simple home control of lighting, security, temperature, multi-room audio, and more.
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LAKE FOREST and SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2015) Kwikset Kevo smart lock, the industry’s first smart lock powered by UniKey technology, and the Ring Video Doorbell now work together, enabling homeowners to secure and control their entire entryway. Homeowners can now see and speak with whoever is at the door via the Ring app, then quickly lock or unlock their Kevo smart lock, all from their smartphones. This integration is the latest in a series of integration’s Ring is announcing as part if its new Ring Plus program, which enables customers to connect several of their smart home devices to Ring.
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Announced all the way back at CES in January, Kwikset has unveiled the Kevo Plus gateway accessory for its popular Bluetooth-enabled lock.
The companion Kevo app is designed for the iPhone/iPod touch and can be downloaded now on the App Store for free. It just received an update to version 1.4, adding compatibility with the Kevo Plus.
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Homeowners using this technology can lock their door from their cell phone, or receive a text message when their child arrives home from school.
In 2013, Kwikset released the industry’s first Bluetooth-enabled smart lock, Kevo. Kevo uses Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 technology to turn a smartphone into an electronic key (eKey). Kevo locks and unlocks quickly with Touch to Open technology eliminating the need to fumble for keys. Kevo also works with Nest to enable greater home control convenience to homeowners with a Kevo and Nest Learning Thermostat. Homeowners can set their Nest Learning Thermostat to Home and Away modes through the Kevo app.
Kwikset also manufactures a line of electronic deadbolts and levers, SmartCode, which can be used independently or integrated into a Zigbee or Z-Wave home security or home automation system. With a Kwikset SmartCode product, homeowners use custom codes to enter their home with just a few simple pushes of a button. Master code holders can also assign and delete temporary codes at any time. A SmartCode keyless entry lock is easy to install, program and use and operates on 4 AA batteries.