Kwikset Kevo Door Lock uses Smartphone as Key

Electronic door locks are getting more popular these days even though they have been around for a while. They make it possible for you to open your door with a password, your fingerprint or a smart card. Smartphones are now a part of our life, and Kwikset has figured out how to use your smartphone to open the door on your house.

Kwikset Kevo DoorIntroducing the Kevo door lock that lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a key. It comes with Unikey’s technology and uses Bluetooth Smart Ready/4.0 to connect with your smartphone with the Kevo app. The Kevo Smart Lock is wirelessly connected via Bluetooth to your smartphone, it allows you to unlock a door without taking your phone out of your pocket or bag.

Once you are connected and setup, all you have to do to unlock the door is to touch the lock with your finger, and it will recognize your phone in your pocket and unlock the door. For those of us that don’t have a smartphone in our life, there’s the Kevo Fob that can also do the touch-to-open job.

It is powered by 4 AA batteries, which is enough to power the lock for an entire year with normal use. Indicators and warnings will be given when the batteries running low. A physical key is also included, so you can still open the door when the lock has no power.

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