Vacation Rental Access Control: The 'ResortLock'

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Feb 20, 2015

Controlling access to your vacation home or rental property is the vision of ResortLock [link no longer available]. Through an internet based management portal, users can manage security from thousands of miles away.

But does it make sense and is it priced right? We examine LockState's cloud access platform in this note.

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