Smartlocks are a growing market, with millions sold. Kwikset's Kevo is one of the most common choices, using the Unikey smart phone access control platform.
Many like the concept of controlling locks with their phones but doing is not easy, as shown by hyped startup Lockitron struggling with design troubles and no clear winner yet in the market segment.
However, few products can claim the brand experience and market history of Kevo, who recently released a 2nd generation lock under the Kwikset brand. We bought a lock to test and run through the paces:
How well does Kevo work, and does it succeed where previous residential smart locks have failed? Inside, our test results.