Technology has come so far that we literally have door locks that can be opened via voice command. You can tell your front door to open itself. Who else thinks that we’re reaching the age of the AI take over? (Kidding… I think)
For anyone interested in improving their home security or anyone who wants the impressive ability to order a door to open itself, read on about the best smart locks of 2018!
August Smart Lock Pro + Connect
The August Smart Lock Pro + Connect has a ton of cool features and comes fully equipped for anything you could want. It has multiple voice command services and works with Alexa, Google, and Siri voice commands.
This smart lock is perfect for anyone who is interested in convenience over cost. While it is more expensive than the average smart lock, it is easy to install and easy to use once set up.
Buy this smart lock and never unlock a door by hand again!
The Schlage Sense smart lock has a simple style of appearance, yet its function is very modern. For the moment the smart lock is configured to work with Apple smartphones.
You can give virtual keycodes to your anyone coming to your home so that they can unlock the door on arrival. You can revoke the access for that code at any time from the master-phone, which is generally the smartphone of whoever’s house it is.
In addition to the keycodes, Schlage Sense also utilizes Siri for voice commands. While this smart lock is very efficient, it does have the disadvantage of only working with Apple devices for the meantime which would pose a problem if you don’t own one. If you do, then this is probably the smart lock for you.
The Yale Assure smart lock is perfect for anyone looking for a stylish, quiet, and convenient smart lock system. This smart lock literally has no keyhole and no physical key, leaving a potential intruder with no means of breaking into the lock.
You can unlock the door via a special app on your smartphone. (Yes, any smartphone) It comes with five virtual keys that you can ‘give out’ to friends or family of your choosing. So long as you have one of these keys, your smartphone can unlock the door through either typing a code or using the Siri voice command.
The pricing of this smart lock is a bit higher than the others but for the features, you gain as well as the compatibility with all smartphones, I’d say it’s worth it.
Ironically, this smart lock is the key to your lock problems as no key is involved whatsoever!