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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 […]

March 27th, 2017|Home Automation, Innovation, Remote Access, Smart Locks|Comments Off on TOP TEN REASONS WHY A SMART LOCK CAN BE THE CENTERPIECE OF A SMART HOME

“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, […]

Kevo Convert: A simple way to make your existing lock smart

Meet Kevo Convert: A new smart lock conversion kit from Kwikset, and the latest extension of the trusted Kwikset Kevo platform.

Available for purchase now, Kevo Convert is a simple way to make your lock smart and pair it with your phone, adding convenience and peace of mind to your life without committing to installing […]

February 22nd, 2017|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Product Updates, Remote Access, Security, Smart Locks, Smart Phone|Comments Off on Kevo Convert: A simple way to make your existing lock smart

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

DIY Smart Home: What is the best smart lock for you and your home?

Smart homes aren’t just for your tech-obsessed buddies anymore. Since bringing you Kevo, the first smart lock, in 2013, Kwikset has expanded our smart lock offerings to better fit your lifestyle with Kevo 2nd Gen, Kevo Convert and Kwikset Premis.

Smart home expert Carley K is no stranger to home technology or trendy design. Specializing […]

February 11th, 2016|Do It Yourself, Home Automation, How To's, Innovation, Inside Kwikset, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Remote Access, Security, Smart Locks, Tips & Tricks, Touchscreens and Keypads|Comments Off on DIY Smart Home: What is the best smart lock for you and your home?

How Do Kwikset Electronic Locks with Home Connect™ Technology Function As Part of a Digital Home?

One of the most sought-after elements of today’s digital home among homebuyers is the electronic lock. This is a dramatic change from the days when the primary competitive advantages for a door lock were quality, style, finish and price. While these traits are still important, the role that smart locks can play in a […]

January 22nd, 2014|Home Automation, Innovation, Internet of Things, Keyless Entry, Re-Key, Remote Access, Smart Key, Smart Locks, Touchscreens and Keypads|Comments Off on How Do Kwikset Electronic Locks with Home Connect™ Technology Function As Part of a Digital Home?