Kwikset Announces Halo Wi-Fi Smart Lock

Details are still a bit thin on the ground, but Kwikset is bringing out a Wi-Fi enabled deadbolt lock. Wi-Fi is obviously a much lower bar to entry than a proper home automation hub/system, so I can see why they are doing it. But, if it’s just an isolated lock, with no chance of integration with other systems (even the […]

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igloohome Smart Padlock

I am a sucker for “smart” kit, especially something that looks well thought out. The igloohome Bluetooth Smart Padlock looks like one of these. Obviously, power is a challenge for a smart padlock, so the “Up to 1 year” of life from a CR2, isn’t bad. More importantly there are “jump” contacts, just in case it gives up. One concern […]

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