After a long delay, the August Smart Lock is ultimately shipping to preorder consumers starting today. First presented in May of 2013, the August Smart Lock is a Bluetooth-based iPhone-compatible locking system developed by Jason Johnson and significant developer Yves Béhar.
The August Smart Lock, which permits individuals to unlock their doors with their iPhones, is crafted from anodized aluminum and looks much like a common residence lock.
It features numerous various faceplates and also deadbolt adapters to fit most of locks on the market, working on 4 AA electric batteries.
Like contending products from Lockitron and Kevo, the lock can be set remotely to permit in site visitors with a going along with iPhone app. It’s likewise made to keep an eye on when visitors get in and it can be personalized with certain timers.
Initial preorders of the August Smart Lock, which originally had an estimated shipping day of November or December 2013, were offered for $$ 199, yet the retail cost of the lock is now $$ 249.99.
The business intends to satisfy orders for the lock over the course of the following couple of months, with new orders showing a potential delivery day of “late October.”