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  • Smartphone Controlled Kevo Lock Tested
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    ...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...
    Date: 5/4/2017
  • Unikey Smart Phone Access Control Platform Profile
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    ...largest partnered offerings is with a leading consumer brand in Kwikset's Kevo lock, with unit sales in the 'low 7 figure' range and 'millions' of registered digital keys. Company funding has exceeded $15 million dollars, with $10 million coming in a Series A raised in 2015. Management Team Unikey's...
    Date: 3/21/2017
  • Shark Tank Security Startup (UniKey)
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    ...A startup featured on the US Shark Tank TV show, UniKey, is trying to disrupt residential access control. Now, they are partnering with one of the biggest incumbents in the space "Kevo" to bring it to market. Is the product ready to dominate the market, leaving competitor startups behind...
    Date: 8/30/2013
  • Assa August Smartlock Pro Tested
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    ...Failures and set backs in the smartlock business have been commonplace (e.g., Lockitron Admits Failure and issues from our 2017 Kevo test). But $20 billion publicly traded company Assa Abloy just acquired smartlock maker August, so the biggest access control maker sees some future for this space...
    Date: 11/7/2017
  • Wyze Smart Door Lock Test
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    ...August and Kwikset Kevo Read the full findings and more inside. NOTE: Thanks to Shannon Davis, IPVM member and Kansas City-area integrator, who performed the test. We reviewed his findings, asked for specific information, and structured his field observations into this IPVM test report. Key...
    Date: 1/14/2020
  • Startup Review: $70 Smartphone Controlled Padlock
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    ...Hello Ali: Yes, it does! We did a full update on the UniKey (now called Kevo) in this note....
    Date: 1/16/2014
  • The New Generation of Crowdfunded Security Startups
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    ...Staples Connect Control http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/staples-connect/ Free Lockitron Door Lock https://lockitron.com/preorder Preorder August Door Lock http://www.august.com/ Preorder Goji Door Lock http://www.gojiaccess.com/ Selling Kwikset kevo Door...
    Date: 9/2/2014
  • Mobile Access Control Guide
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    ...to be used. BLE has become the most common method of remote credentialing, given reliable engineering standards definition and low/no app licensing costs. Many consumer-grade products like August, Kevo, and other smartlocks use BLE to connect credentials. NFC (Near Field Communication) NFC inclusion...
    Date: 8/28/2019
  • Ambitious Mobile Access Startup: Openpath
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    ...' retrofit products like Lockitron or Kevo, Openpath includes no door lock at all, instead relies on integration with existing maglocks, strikes, or electric lock hardware. The (no sound) overview video explains their atypical approach: Mobile Credential Options Unlike many access systems...
    Date: 5/24/2018
  • Nortek Mobile Access Reader BluePass Examined
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    ...development for the mobile platform. Interestingly, that portion is part of a partnership with 'mobile credentials' developer UniKey: As noted in our Unikey Profile post, that company has developed the 'mobile credentials' piece for many products from brands like Kwikset (see our Kevo Lock Test), Nest, Ring, and Honeywell....
    Date: 2/12/2019
  • Nortek Blue Pass Mobile Access Reader Tested
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    ...UniKey: As noted in our Unikey Profile post, that company has developed the 'mobile credentials' piece for many products from brands like Kwikset (see our Kevo Lock Test), Nest, Ring, and Honeywell. Device Version & Firmware Used iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 12.3.1 LG G5 running Android 8.0.0 'Oreo' Software version H83030C Nortek BluePass Firmware: 1.6.21...
    Date: 7/11/2019
  • ISC West 2018 Access Control Rundown
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    ...camera smartlock [link no longer available]. A ~$350 DIY product competing with Kwikset's Kevo and Assa's August Smartlock, the Gate product offers an integrated video camera while the others do not, thereby functioning as a video doorbell as well. However, the lock uses battery power only and does...
    Date: 4/6/2018
  • Assa Abloy Acquires August
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    ...strenuous. Outlook for New Smartlock Startups While the overall trend for security startups is growing thin, IPVM expects this to be even more pronounced for new smartlocks specifically. After a rash of activity that included the beginnings of new companies like Kevo, Lockitron, Goji, Kisi, Haven, Latch...
    Date: 10/25/2017
  • The Brooklyn Access Startup: Kisi
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    ...relay' that switches lock power via wifi instead of standalone retrofit 'smart locks' like Lockitron or Kevo. Kisi includes no door lock at all, instead relies on integration with existing maglocks, strikes, or electric lock hardware. Their overview video explains their atypical approach: Every...
    Date: 4/12/2016
  • Looking For Feedback On Apartment Building Wireless Locks
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    ...with them, so I am wondering if anyone can provide feedback: Kevo for rental property Schlage Control - for multifamily locks   Latch.com   Does anyone have any experience with them?   Thank you...
    Date: 3/17/2019
  • Isonas Cofounders Split, Launch Partner/Competitor
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    ...in commercial access generally takes many years, and given the recent growth of startups like The Brooklyn Access Startup: Kisi, Assa August Smartlock, and Kwikset's Kevo, the small commercial access space is crowded with well funded and organized competition. On the other hand, Blue Access does leverage deep domain expertise which should help them....
    Date: 11/16/2017
  • Startup Releases Biometric Bracelet
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    ...to open doors: Using BLE in this application is not unique, as several other access product (ie: Lockitron, Kevo) use it in the same way.  Development Needed At current, Bionym's presell of Nymi aims to generate buzz and interest in the device's potential. The startup wants to put Nymi in the hands...
    Date: 9/13/2013
  • Startup - Surveillance / Photocamera Combo: Butterfleye
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    ...that use wired outlet power, Butterfleye will be powered for up to 2 weeks on a battery charge.  The unit also claims it will be integrated with other BLE-based devices and systems, like Pebble, Jawbone [link no longer available], and even locks like Kevo or Lockitron, but the company is mum...
    Date: 7/1/2014
  • Ring Pro Tested
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    ...original Ring, the new Pro unit does not include relay outputs to trigger a strike or unlock a deadbolt and performs only as a video intercom. 'Buzzing' someone through the door is not possible, although the app claims integration with several lock vendors like Lockitron, Kevo, Kisi, and Lockstate...
    Date: 5/26/2016
  • Can Amazon Become The Next ADT? (2013)
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    .../windows Swann: Portfolio includes both video and intrusion systems Dropcam: Backed by almost $50M, this VSaaS offering is built with 'DIY' in mind Kwikset Kevo: Upgrading mechanical doorlocks to be opened with cellphones Lockitron: Residential access control, with remote monitoring...
    Date: 9/19/2013
  • Lockitron Admits Failure
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    ...chance.  Many of the competing offerings like August, Goji, and Kevo have experienced similar delays, although none appear as drastic and dramatic as Lockitron.  Overall, users of smart locks should temper their excitement with a heavy amount of skepticism until the segment matures.  ...
    Date: 1/29/2015
  • Vacation Rental Access Control: The 'ResortLock'
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    ....   Competition   The market is currently awash with residential smartlock alternatives. With mega-hyped alternatives like Lockitron and Kevo already being heavily promoted, the risk for ResortLock is simply losing the marketing and promotion battle.   However, if ResortLock proves itself reliable...
    Date: 2/20/2015
  • Lockitron Still Not Shipping?
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    ...I cancelled my order around 3 months ago. It's a shame because I looked at all the other options incl. Kevo, August etc. and this had everything I wanted (bluetooth, Wi-Fi etc.) aside from the bulky housing....
    Date: 6/24/2014
  • The Next Access Control Gamechanger?
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    ...I've been following Bluetooth Low Energy development with mild interest. It permits a smartphone or tablet to act like a key, just like NFC, but requires no special hardware chip and uses common bluetooth hardware instead. Several residential grade 'smartlocks' like Kevo, Lockitron, and others use...
    Date: 11/6/2013
  • Indoor Residential Access Control?
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    ...Oh and to more directly answer the question: your options are mainly going to be: August (Wifi, bluetooth, Z-Wave) Yale, Schlage, Kwikset (Z-Wave, some Zigbee) Kevo (Bluetooth, Wifi with the Kevo Plus) Danalock (Bluetooth, Z-Wave, Zigbee) Wifi options are pretty scarce. August seems...
    Date: 11/14/2017
  • Hot Market? Residential Electronic Locks
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    ...to make electronic access appealing for residential buyers. I can agree with that part - products like Kwikset's KEVO and the proliferation of Z-Wave/Zigbee devices make it clear that home automation is no longer expensive, obscure, and just 'high-end'. Smartlocks routinely cost less than $230 per lock...
    Date: 5/19/2014
  • Who's Using A Smart Lock At Home?
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    ...I heard a presentation by UniKey's CEO saying they had low 7 figures door in operation. So that implies a few million smart locks just from them / their partners. So - who's using a smart lock at home and what type? And if so, how do you like it? Works well? Works poorly? UPDATE: Smartphone Controlled UniKey / Kevo Lock Tested...
    Date: 3/4/2017
  • Anyone Know Smart Locks And Automation?
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    ...If I had the situation with lowest price in mind, I'd probably go with a video doorbell like Ring Pro and then buy one of the 'integrated' lock products from Kisi, Kevo, or Lockstate. Ring lists their integration partners here. Would I state my reputation on the reliability of that solution...
    Date: 9/20/2016
  • Smartlock Manufacturer Otto Shuts Down A Month Away From Shipping
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    ...Otto's smartlock was nondifferentiated in an increasingly crowded smartlock space. Most major hardware vendors have a smartlock they are selling and supporting, with several examples already in 2nd and 3rd generation releases. (eg: Smartphone Controlled Kevo Lock Tested, Assa August Smartlock Pro...
    Date: 1/3/2018