The contemporary versions of Kwikset’s SmartCode 914 deadbolt lock and SmartCode 916 touchscreen electronic deadbolt will be the company’s first connected smart locks to feature the new iron black finish.
Kwikset, Booth 23003: With the introduction of a striking new Iron Black finish to its smart lock collection, Kwikset® brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, the leader in residential security, is heightening its already strong focus on lock design and aesthetics.
Yale Locks & Hardware announced that smart locks from its Assure Lock line can now be connected to Comcast’s Xfinity Home service, its home security and home automation solution, when purchased with a Yale Zigbee Network Module.
Design innovation has always been a central element in differentiating, positioning and selling any home-based technology. Most people don’t want to bring the latest technological gadget into their home if it’s going to detract from the home’s décor. The world of home automation products is no exception; we see the makers of devices from thermostats to video cameras to motion sensors focusing with increasing intensity on making their “smart” products as smart looking as they are innovative.
RTI announced the seamless compatibility of its control systems with the August Smart Lock Pro from August Home. Utilizing RTI’s ZW-9 Z-Wave Interface Module, integrators can provide centralized access control for their customers throughout a home or building and remote access control using RTI’s RTiPanel app.
Comcast has expanded its relationship with the Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands Inc. and has integrated three additional smart locks into its Works with Xfinity program. Now Xfinity Home customers can choose from four Kwikset door locks with Home Connect technology to remotely control access into and out of their homes.
As the cover asserts,security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2019 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
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