Welcome to our gallery revealing some of the most innovative smart home door locks out there.
While we’ve covered many smart home technology options, this is one of the most important and game-changing.
When your security catches up with the technology in your home, everyone wins. Well, everyone but thieves win.
We’ve enjoyed covering the myriad new examples of smart home technology that grant convenience, safety, connectivity, and peace of mind to homeowners, but none have felt as essential and life-changing as these new smart locks.
First of all, the biggest and most obvious improvement smart technology brings to door locks is the ability to go keyless. While we’ve had keypads for years, this is different.
Many of these models allow you to program specific “users” that can be recognized by key code, smartphone app, or even biometric fingerprint scan. This means that your locks can now be programmed to allow specific people in the home and keep out everyone else.
Even better, many of these devices allow for complex programming. Now you can allow, for example, a housekeeper in the mornings, and a babysitter at night, with access denied at any other times.
Forget your key, or don’t want to trust your children with the keeping of such an important item? You can simply program a smart home lock to open when you approach, or remotely open the locks for your children after school
Even better, you can keep track of your home security and keep an eye on its comings and goings from anywhere on earth with an internet connection. These locks are almost all compatible with smartphones, tablets, and computers for both tracking and control.
We think that you’ll enjoy and come to depend on the improvements that come with smart home lock technology. There’s little else out there that can improve both safety and convenience in equal measure.
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1. Samsung Ezon
Here’s an extremely user-friendly smart locking device from Samsung, allowing you to access your deadbolt digitally with either a secret passcode or an authentication RFID card scan. No keys are required! It’s got a tamper-proof alarm system, protected against weather and high voltage, plus a fire detection sensor for added safety. Also included is an automatic locking mode, sleekly modern design, and a universal backset for any commercial or residential door.
2. Samsung Digital Door Lock
While you’ve seen and used push-pull door latches at many commercial buildings, you likely haven’t experienced the convenience at home. This simple but effective innovation places this Samsung smart lock at the forefront of great choices. The state of the art personal fingerprint scanning means convenient authentication and unlocks, leaving you free from the worry of forgotten passwords or lost keys. Of course, there’s a key pad for password authentication and backup. The device can be programmed with up to 100 fingerprints, so it can be perfect for a well-visited home or even a medium sized business.
3. Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock
What appears like a sleek, simple, and standard door lock is actually a bit of stealthy smart tech. With this lock, your smartphone becomes your house key. Simply touch the lock to open, redefining convenience. You can install the lock yourself using simply a screwdriver, and pass out an unlimited amount of eKeys to family and intended guests. It records history, so you can see who used the lock, and can be interacted with via a free companion app on your Android or Apple device.
4. August Smart Lock
This sleek device allows you to lock and unlock your doors, create virtual keys for guests and family, and keep track of everyone who comes and goes right from your smartphone screen. It’s got an auto lock and unlock function, making it easier to carry those groceries inside without having to stop. The ability to log and track who comes and goes is a valuable security option that we think shows some serious promise.
5. Kwikset SmartCode Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt
This electronic smart lock allows you to expand your home security solution with its ability to talk wirelessly with any security and home automation systems you have installed, via Z-Wave technology. The battery operated device can be installed by the homeowner in minutes with only a screwdriver, and begin offering customized automatic door locking and other features immediately. You can re-key the lock by yourself in seconds, in the case of any security breach.
6. Yale Security Real Living Electronic Touch Screen Deadbolt
This touchscreen home door deadbolt lock is fully motorized and communicates with the rest of your smart home via Z-Wave Technology. The satin nickel finish gives it a timeless appeal like any old standard lock you’d buy purely for safety and aesthetic reasons. When integrated with a Z-Wave smart home system, you can lock or unlock doors with your smartphone, as well as program loads of options, like setting the lights to come on as soon as the door is unlocked.
7. Cyber Bay Fingerprint Keyless Keypad
If your keyless smart lock needs are direct and simple, this product might be the perfect solution. As with several other smart home door locks, you won’t need drills or anything more major than a screwdriver to install. You can add and delete user fingerprints right at the keypad without use of a separate computer or smartphone. Most uniquely, it features a learning algorithm to update your fingerprint each time it’s read, significantly reducing the rejection rate over time.
8. OKIDOKEYS Classic
Here’s a quick and easy replacement for your existing lock that will free you from the tyranny of having, and occasionally losing keys. You can lock and unlock the door with any mobile phone, even non-smartphones, and create smart-tags to share with friends and family, defining different time shifts adapted specifically to each user. You can set up to 6 opening rules for easier and even hands free use when needed.
Here’s a close look at the device, showcasing the way it can operate via wrist band or even key card.
9. Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt
Here’s another sleek and handsome touchscreen deadbolt lock for your home, this time decked out in a matte finish to protect against fingerprints and smudges. There’s an anti-pick shield that will protect against potential tampering, as well as an LED backlight for ease of use in the dark. With connected Z-Wave smart home technology, it can integrate with the rest of your automated system to unlock or lock remotely with a smartphone.
10. Schlage Century Satin Chrome Touchscreen Deadbolt
We love the idea of a smart home lock that folds in full alarm function, and this model delivers. This lock combines several features, including an innovative touchscreen keypad that allows you to go completely keyless. The most important aspect is the fingerprint-resistance, ensuring that numbers won’t be detectable after repeated use. The alarm can be integrated with Nexia Home Intelligence, an automation system that allows you to control locks, thermostats, lights, and more from wherever you have an internet connection.
11. Baldwin Hardware Soho Z-Wave Keyless Deadbolt
This boldly stylish chrome smart home door lock is designed for simplicity and convenience, first and foremost. It’s equipped with Z-Wave technology to wirelessly connect with other smart home devices, like your security system, lighting, and thermostat. You’ll be able to remotely check the status of the lock and even remotely open it for guests using your smartphone, and the device will automatically lock behind you when leaving home. It can be programmed to message you when someone, say a child, has unlocked the door and is safe at home.
12. Nextbolt NX3 Biometric Deadbolt
This polished brass deadbolt smart home lock is a gorgeous piece of home security, adding a healthy dose of style and substance to a new technology. This lock is designed around a single fingerprint scanner, allowing you to program and store up to 99 distinct users. Track and program to allow access to specific people at specific times, this tough device is drill, bump, and tamper proof and boasts a high pitched alarm to deter thieves.
13. 1Touch Evo3 Keyless Fingerprint Door Lock
This handsome brushed nickel smart door lock features a sliding cover to discreetly obscure the keypad and fingerprint scanner. Featuring a 36 user fingerprint capacity and up to 78 individual password users, it can track and control the access allowed to everyone you want in your home. With its multi-tiered security layers, you can convert your home into a smart gateway in minutes. The fingerprint scanner can be the perfect match for families with children, as the kids don’t need to be trusted with holding on to a precious key all day.
14. Lockitron Mechanical Assembly
This innovative home security device from Apigy allows you to lock and unlock the deadbolt on your front door from your smart phone, anywhere there’s an internet connection. Unlike many other options here, this is not a total replacement for your existing deadbolt door lock; it’s actually a functional, mechanical device that fits over the lock itself, turning it on your electronic command. As a kit, the electronics are purchase separately.
15. Morning Industry Radio Frequency Remote Deadbolt
Here’s another very discreet, handsome satin nickel smart home deadbolt door lock. It’s easy to install with only a screwdriver on any standard residential thickness door. The lock features anti-scan code hopping technology, so that you’ll feel safe locking and unlocking the door while in RF range with the included remote.
16. BioBolt Evo3 Keyless Deadbolt
This elegantly handsome indoor/outdoor smart home lock features a fingerprint accessed deadbolt with both passcode and manual key override. It’s perfect for locking up a specific room in your home or the home itself, right at the front door. You can have complete control over who has access and at what times, saving up to 99 individual user fingerprints and tracking when its used. It can be found in four different finishes, to best suit your home’s style.
Here’s a look at the lock in its fully-opened form, showcasing both the discreet nature of the biometric and passcode operation, as well as the glossy gold finish available.
17. Lagute Sciener Smart Door Lock
With this sleek, stylish, and elegantly simple smart home door lock, your phone becomes the key. Combined with its companion app, available for both Apple and Android smartphones, you’ll be able to control your door locks remotely. While the smartphone connection is a feature found on several similar locks, we love a certain standout feature: it can operate via proximity, opening simply as you approach with the phone in your pocket or purse.
18. Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt
This effortlessly sleek smart home door lock isn’t shy about showcasing its futuristic function. The brightly illuminated touchscreen offers easy access and a erases the hassle of fumbling for your keys. With the complementary smartphone app, you can lock and unlock from anywhere in the world and keep track of what’s happening at home.
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