Startup Review: $70 Smartphone Controlled Padlock

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jan 16, 2014

A startup thinks you will buy padlocks you can open/close with your phone. Not to be outdone by the amazing SUPER RMR padlock, TEO's offering is aimed at the DIY padlock market (yes, that is a joke) but needs your pledges to push the idea into reality.

Here is the company's promo video:

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