August, the business behind the preferred August Smart Lock sold in Apple retailers, today announced the upcoming launch of August Link a new $$ 50 bridge that will certainly enable August Smart Lock to hook up to the Net via Wi-Fi.
August Link plugs right into a power electrical outlet inside the home of an August Smart Lock customer and connects to their residence cordless network and the Web. This link enables many new attributes such as the ability for a customer to inspect the standing of their lock remotely and run it from the August mobile application for iOS or Android on their mobile phone or tablet. This enables users to ‘buzz-in’ visitors, and such company as service providers, dog-walkers, and others remotely while also getting notices around all lock activity.Until now, August Smart Lock has actually assisted only Bluetooth connection, enabling users to operate the lock from their iOS and Android devices only while in fairly close proximity to the lock. With the addition of August Connect, nonetheless, users will now be able to communicate with the lock from anywhere they have a link to the Internet. In addition to August Link, the company is
additionally releasing a personal API that will certainly enable choose third-party companions such as Nest, SmartThings, and Logitech Harmony to incorporate with August to flawlessly automatic integrated home entry and leave procedures. August Hook up is priced at $ 49.99 and is offered for pre-order
today with shipping beginning $in mid-February. August Smart Lock is priced at $ 249.95. [source]