Wireless Smart Door Locks

 

Looking to remotely lock and unlock your doors from your smartphone or computer? You can now manage user access, track usage activity, and unlock your door by simply walking up to it with these WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC enabled devices.

 

Below we take a look at some of your options currently available on the market.


Off-the-shelf / DIY & Open Source



Off-the-shelf Solutions

 

 
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August

"The August Smart Lock is the secure, simple, and social way to manage your home’s lock. Now you can control who can enter and who can’t—without the need for keys or codes. And you can do it all from your smartphone or computer."

Price:
$249 (Available to reserve via email)
- No service fee

Specs
  • Bluetooth 4
  • AA battery backup
  • Only replaces interior of handle, can use your exisiting deadbolt system.
Apps: Android and iOS
Review: Gizmodo ("A great lock that moves with you"), Wired, NYTimes ("Why you should stick with dumb keys"), Apple Store 3/5

 
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Danalock

"Danalock combines the elegance and minimalism of Scandinavian design - with a bezel in massive anodized aluminum and cutting-edge Bluetooth and Z-Wave technology. Red/green LED and sound signal operation and alarms, while a "local touch button" on the lock enables easy opening/closing."

Price:
$125 (Shipping now)
- No service fee

Specs
  • Bluetooth Smart and Z-wave (NFC/RFID coming in 2014)
  • Virtual keys, time-controlled access
  • Full deadbolt replacement

Apps: Android and Apple

Reviews: MiCasaVerde user experiences, Domotics review, Amazon 3/5 (11 reviews)
 
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Genie

"Control Your Door Lock From Anywhere in the World.
- Lock and Unlock With Wifi and Bluetooth.
- Send and Receive Bluetooth Keys
- Access Logs - Check Who Last Used Your Lock"

Price:
$249 (Ships late 2014)
- No service fee

Specs
  • The Genie Smart Lock uses the common 54mm door hole
  • Genie Smart Lock includes two traditional keys, 1 Bluetooth FOB and 2 free Bluetooth eKeys!
 
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Goji

"The Goji Smart Lock gives complete control over the access to your home, it works with your smart phone and is the only lock to provide real-time picture alerts"

Price:
$278 (Pre-order, April 2015)
- No service fee

Specs
  • WiFi
  • Goji can take pictures of who is at your door and automatically sends you picture alerts to your mobile phone
  • Full deadbolt replacement
  • Temporary codes can be created
  • - Indiegogo campaign

Apps: Android and Apple

 
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Haven

"HAVEN prevents break-ins where deadbolts can’t by being anchored at the strongest point of the door: inside at the base."

Price:
$319 (Pre-order, expected Aug 2015)
- No service fee

Specs
  • Bluetooth / WiFi / Zigbee / ZWave
  • Accelerometer
  • No need to replace door lock
  • - Kickstarter campaign

Apps: Android and Apple

 
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Kwikset Kevo

"The evolution of the key. With Kevo, all you need is your smartphone to unlock your door. You don’t even need to take your phone out of your pocket or purse; just touch your lock, it will recognize your phone and unlock the door. No more fumbling for your keys or memorizing a code... just touch the lock to open."

Price:
$219 (Shipping now)
- No service fee

Specs
  • Bluetooth 4
  • Full lock replacement
  • Proximity access. If you don't have a smartphone you can use the Kevo Fob or regular key to access.
  • 4 AA batterries operate device
Apps: iOS
Reviews: Engadget 77/100, PCMag 3.5/5, Amazon 3/5 (309 Reviews), HomeDepot 4/5 (47 Reviews), Digital Trends (7/10)

 
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Lockitron

"Lock your door from anywhere in the world. Any smartphone can use Lockitron through its intuitive two-button app. With Lockitron you can instantly share access with your family and friends."

Price:
$179 (Available)
- No service fee

Specs
  • WiFi & Bluetooth 4
  • Older phones can interact with the lock via text message
  • API and Arduino-compatible ATMega microprocessor.
  • Lockitron is compatible with most through-hole / cylindrical deadbolts and goes on top of existing hardware
Apps: Android and iOS
Review: Apple Insider 2/5
 
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RemoteLock

"With the internet controlled RemoteLock, you can lock or unlock your door remotely. Know who enters your property and when. Receive text alerts when codes are used. Issue new codes or delete codes from your computer or phone."

Price:
$249 (Shipping now)
- $0.99 Monthly service fee

Specs
  • WiFi
  • Full lock replacement
  • Temporary codes can be created
Reviews: PCMag 4/5, Technology Tell +Positive
 
Additional Wifi enabled locks:

Z-Wave Enabled:

NFC:

  • Yale Real Living
    "Available with either a sleek capacitive touchscreen or pushbutton key pad, Yale's new platform of intelligent locks supports both Z-Wave® and ZigBee®, allowing them to integrate seamlessly into a wide range of home control and security systems"
  • Fraunhofer: Key2Share
    "Key2Share is a new solution for NFC-enabled Android smartphones that allows enterprise employees to access offices and other enterprise premises using digital access control tokens stored on their mobile phones."

Smart Door Bells

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SkyBell

"SkyBell, the smart Wi-Fi video doorbell, allows you to see who is at your door from a smartphone. When a visitor presses the button, SkyBell sends you an alert and allows you to See, Hear and Speak to your visitor from select iOS® and Android® devices."

Price:
$199 (Shipping now)

Specs
  • WiFi
  • SkyBell requires full time, direct power from a low-voltage transformer (12-36 VAC or 12 VDC) and connection to a wired, analog doorbell chime)
  • Video/Still Camera & 2 way audio
  • Motion sensor & Infrared vision for camera
  • Crowdfunded: Indiegogo Campaign
Apps: Android, Apple
Reviews
: Amazon 2.5/5 (192 Customers)
 
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Looking for a home hub to manage all of your connected devices? A list of available options including Vera, SmartThings, Revolv, etc is listed here.

 

 

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