Smart Locks

Alexa, Ask Kevo to Unlock My Door – Kevo Adds Amazon Alexa Compatibility

With our newest update for your Kevo smart lock, we’ve added a new Kevo skill for Amazon Alexa. Now you can lock, unlock, and check the status of your Kevo locks using only your voice. The smart lock just got smarter.

How Does it Work?

Enabling the Kevo skill and linking your Kevo smart lock account […]

TOP TEN REASONS WHY A SMART LOCK CAN BE THE CENTERPIECE OF A SMART HOME

Looking for a great entry point for smart home sales?  Look no further than the entry to the home, and the smart lock.  Here are 10 reasons why:

Survey Says. According to a Consumer Electronics Association report, home security is a key component of home automation technologies – 36% of the households with these […]

“Alexa, Lock the Front Door” – Control your smart locks with your voice.

This week, smart homes get smarter, as both SmartThings and Wink will bring voice controlled smart locks to your home. This week the two home hub platforms will roll out an update that will allow users of their hubs and Kwikset SmartCode products with HomeConnect™ to lock their connected products by simply asking Alexa, […]

Four Smart Home Trends in 2017

Disclosure: Kwikset has provided monetary compensation and products to Epic Tech Videos to attend CES
As the smart home space continues to grow, more household items are making the leap towards connectivity and evolving to fit seamlessly into everyday lives. This year at CES 2017, we partnered with tech expert, Dom Esposito of Epic Tech […]

February 14th, 2017|Home Automation, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Four Smart Home Trends in 2017

2nd Generation Kwikset Kevo App for Android Unlocks More Functionality

Meet the new Kevo App for Android: the latest update to the Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock platform.

Available February 1st, the new Kevo App for Android grants all Kevo users expanded device compatibility, new functionality, an updated user experience, and improved lock response. Download the new App from the Play Store today to experience everything […]

January 30th, 2017|Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Keyless Entry, Product Updates, Smart Locks|Comments Off on 2nd Generation Kwikset Kevo App for Android Unlocks More Functionality

New Kwikset Premis Smart Lock Works With Apple HomeKit

You want smart locks that work with the products you already know and love. That’s why at Kwikset®, we’ve expanded our smart lock offerings to include Premis, our first Apple® Homekit™-compatible smart lock.

With the Premis smart lock, you can now expand your Apple smart home or start one with your front door. Premis offers […]

January 5th, 2017|Home Automation, Innovation, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Smart Locks|Comments Off on New Kwikset Premis Smart Lock Works With Apple HomeKit

Secure your Connection to even more Smart Devices with Kevo and IFTTT

When we launched the Kevo Smart Lock in 2014 our team intended on Kevo to be the introduction to your smart home experience. Since then the home automation industry has expanded to connect all your devices to the internet, and we want Kevo to be the trigger for many of your home automation actions. […]

Securing a Place for “Smart Locks” in Aging-in-Place Environments

“Aging in place” is commonly defined as “the ability to live in one’s home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.”

Your parents who want to age in place probably define this trend differently.  They simply want to remain in the place where they are comfortable, where they’ve lived […]

October 13th, 2016|Innovation, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Security, Smart Locks|Comments Off on Securing a Place for “Smart Locks” in Aging-in-Place Environments

Three Smart Home Security Tips for a Truly Relaxing Getaway

You’ve planned your itinerary, you’ve packed your bags and now it’s time to consider smart home security before hitting the road for your weekend away with the family.

Smart home technology, like smart locks, smart lights, and home automation, are convenient solutions that help homeowners protect, control and monitor their homes from anywhere in the […]

September 8th, 2016|Burglar Prevention, Home Automation, Internet of Things, Remote Access, Security, Smart Key, Smart Locks, Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on Three Smart Home Security Tips for a Truly Relaxing Getaway

The Not-so-New Smart Home: How to Blend Smart Home Technology and Your Traditional Home Decor

Blending smart home technology with traditional home decor can be challenging.  Whether your home is rustic, traditional or country chic, combining trendy smart home technology with your home decor takes an eye for detail and careful planning. Look for products that are more traditional in design, compliment your home’s color scheme, and are smaller […]

June 17th, 2016|Do It Yourself, How To's, Innovation, Remote Access, Smart Locks, Style, Touchscreens and Keypads|Comments Off on The Not-so-New Smart Home: How to Blend Smart Home Technology and Your Traditional Home Decor