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Kwikset by Kevo makes it easier to open your home to houseguests

July 24, 2014SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Just in time for summer houseguests, Kwikset this week introduced its latest upgrade to the Kwikset by Kevo Bluetooth residential door application, giving Kevo homeowners the ability to send free and unlimited guest electronic keys [eKeys] to recipients. Also, with a scheduled eKey, homeowners can set day and time constraints for regular house visitors, such as babysitters, dog-walkers and contractors. Kevo homeowners can update their Kevo mobile app and lock firmware to...

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Kwikset introduces new smart lock

January 16, 2014SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Kwikset's SmartCode 914 Deadbolt with Home Connect technology is now available, the company announced Jan. 16. The redesigned deadbolt has a new exterior style, smaller interior and the quiet-drive locking system, according to the statement. "The availability of the Kwikset SmartCode 914 Deadbolt with Home Connect technology brings a much needed and often requested smaller interior footprint to the marketplace," said Keith Brandon, Kwikset director of residential access...

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Kwikset deadbolt wins CEDIA award

October 29, 2013SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Kwikset's SmartCode 914 Deadbolt received a Manufacturers' Excellence Award at the CEDIA Expo 2013, the company announced this week. The updated deadbolt, with HomeConnect technology, was one of 10 winners in the Best New Product category. The new version of SmartCode 914 deadbolts feature a quiet lock and updated appearance, with a new exterior style and a smaller interior for enhanced aesthetics, the company said in an Oct. 28 release. The deadbolts work with home security...

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ISC West Day 2: A new look at locks, and at home with radar

April 11, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

My second day at ISC West—Wednesday—was the first day the show floor opened. And among other things I learned from my visits to various booths was how to view locks from a new perspective. For example, at the Kwikset booth, Stanley Black & Decker national account manager Brian Willis told me that as dealers work to convince homeowners to add home automation features to their security systems, “a lock is that transition piece.” Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement...

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