Lockitron

  • YC-Alum Lockitron Is Back With A New Kit That Allows Smartphones To Control Dumb Deadbolts

    YC-Alum Lockitron Is Back With A New Kit That Allows Smartphones To Control Dumb Deadbolts

    Locks are a necessary evil. They keep the bad guys out while allowing good guys in. The Lockitron aims to make the point of entry as safe as possible, but also as convenient as possible. Plus, it’s packed full of features including remote management, proximity entry through Bluetooth, and, even more fun, a vibration sensor that will notify the owner when someone is knocking on the door. Read More

  • Lockitron Lets You Unlock Your Door With Your Phone

    Ever wish you could just call your keys? Well the Ycombinator-backed Lockitron aims to replace physical keys entirely by letting you control your door lock with your phone. The Lockitron  web app and hardware package are as of today available for general users, for a one time fee of between $295 to $500. Instead of using relatively unreliable wifi, the service works by utilizing a plug… Read More