Chamberlain Group acquires Lockitron and Tend for its myQ smart garage hub

Chamberlain Group, which owns several security and access brands including the myQ smart garage hub, has added two new companies to its portfolio: connected door lock maker Lockitron and Wi-Fi home se

After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features

On the surface, the smart lock space can seem pretty crowded already, with names like Lockitron and August and Kisi apparently in play for several years. But New York based Latch contends it's mostly

Lockitron Releases 3rd Gen $99 Connected Door Lock, Aims To Improve Product Accessibility

If the connected home has struggled with anything over the past few years it’s accessibility. Ease of use has been improving rapidly but most internet-connected devices are still multiples more ex

When Will Your Phone Replace Your Keys And Wallet?

When I leave my home, I check that I have three things: keys, wallet, phone. How long will it be until the first two are obsolete? My wallet has only three things I actually need: credit cards, cash,

Genie Smart Lock Aims For Year-Long Battery Life

Move over Lockitron, there's a new smart lock contender aiming to connect your door handles to the Internet so that you can lock and unlock remotely, send digital keys to friends and tradespeople (via

Hardware Case Study: Why Lockitron Has Taken So Long To Ship

There has been renewed excitement at Lockitron HQ in the last few weeks as we pass shipping to our 3,000th backer. Following an incredibly oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign at the end of 2012 -- du

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Lockitron, Nintendo, Google’s Smart Contacts, And Nest

It’s been a big week for smart things. Coming off the heels of CES, this week we learned that Lockitron hasn’t been shipping the majority of their smart lock pre-orders, Nintendo hasn&#821

Lockitron Still Hasn’t Shipped To Most Backers Over A Year After Its $2.2M Crowdfunding Effort

YC alum <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/lockitron">Lockitron</a> still hasn't shipped its next-gen product to the vast majority of backers. As of right now, almost a year on

As The Lockitron Nears Shipping, Apigy Partners With Schlage And Details Building Gadgets On IOUs

Almost nine months after its massive crowdfunding success, the <a target="_blank" href="https://lockitron.com/preorder">Lockitron</a> is almost ready to ship. The first batch is scheduled to ship on J

Hands-On With The Lockitron, The Easiest Way To Control Your House’s Locks With A Smartphone

Lockitron's Cameron Robertson stopped by our CES booth for a little demo. It doesn't take much to demo the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/10/02/yc-alum-lockitron-is-back-with-a-new-kit-that-allo

LeWeb Paris Program Announced: The Internet Of Things With Nest, Fitbit, Lockitron, NASA & Others

<a target="_blank" href="http://paris.leweb.co/">LeWeb Paris</a> is less than a month away and conference organizers Loic and Geraldine Le Meur just posted <a target="_blank" href="http://paris.leweb

The Story Of Lockitron: Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

<b>Editor's note</b>: <em>After a rejection by Kickstarter, the co-founders of <a target="_blank" href="https://lockitron.com/preorder">Lockitron</a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/ccamr

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 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.Lockitron.com">Lockitron</a> aims to make the point of entry as safe as poss

Lockitron Lets You Unlock Your Door With Your Phone

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/lockitron_app.jpg" />Ever wish you could just call your keys? Well the <a href="http://www.ycombinator.com">Ycombinator</a>-backed <a href="ht