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Review: Schlage's Encode Plus Lock Offers Convenient Home Access Right From Your iPhone or Apple Watch

Tuesday February 14, 2023 10:47 am PST by
Back at CES 2022, Schlage introduced the Encode Plus deadbolt, the first smart lock in North America to support Apple's home key feature that lets you unlock your door via NFC just by using an iPhone or Apple Watch. The Encode Plus has been in very short supply since its launch, but I finally got a hold of one and have spent the past few months testing it out. I have some previous experience ...

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Yale Launches Apple Home Key-Enabled Assure Lock 2 Plus

Wednesday September 27, 2023 3:23 pm PDT by
Yale today announced the launch of the Yale Assure Lock 2 Plus, its latest smart lock that has HomeKit integration and Apple Home Key support. With Home Key integration in the Wallet app, an iPhone or an Apple Watch can be used to unlock the door with just a tap. The Assure Lock 2 Plus is a keyless entry lock, which means it does not have a backup key option. Aside from Home Key, it can be...
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CES 2023: Aqara Announces Video Doorbell G4 With HomeKit Secure Video and Smart Lock U100 With Apple Home Key Support

Thursday January 5, 2023 7:15 am PST by
Smart home accessory maker Aqara today announced several new devices with support for features like HomeKit Secure Video and Home Key in Apple Wallet. The Video Doorbell G4 is compatible with ‌HomeKit Secure Video‌ and local streaming to Amazon and Google smart displays, and will work with Matter after the specification is officially ready for cameras. The doorbell features local AI facial...
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Level Lock+ With Smart Home Key Integration Now Available From Apple's Online Store

Friday October 21, 2022 11:33 am PDT by
Smart lock maker Level today announced the official launch of its Level Lock+, which is now available for purchase from Apple's online store. The Level Lock+ has been in Apple retail stores since last week as part of a soft launch, but those who do not live near a store location can now order it online. Level Lock+ is an Apple exclusive product, as it is designed to work with the Home Keys...
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Level Lock+ Smart Lock With Home Key Support Launches in Apple Retail Stores

Friday October 14, 2022 11:32 am PDT by
One of the Wallet features introduced in iOS 15 last year was support for home keys, which lets users add digital keys for compatible HomeKit door locks to the Wallet app on their iPhone and Apple Watch. Images via @james_dombro Few third-party smart home locks support home key yet, but today, Apple retail stores are stocking popular smart home accessory maker Level's first home key...