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August Smart Lock by Yves Behar

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Device fanatics are still awaiting the arrival of August Smart Lock from Yves Behar’s Fuseproject practice, the digital lock which promises to be the Nest of contemporary door locks. “Humanity has been carrying keys, sharp pieces of metal in our pockets, for 200 years…it’s time we think of something else,” reasoned Behar last — Continue reading …




 

 

august_behar03Device fanatics are still awaiting the arrival of August Smart Lock from Yves Behar’s Fuseproject practice, the digital lock which promises to be the Nest of contemporary door locks. “Humanity has been carrying keys, sharp pieces of metal in our pockets, for 200 years…it’s time we think of something else,” reasoned Behar last year, when he unveiled that ‘something’ to be a door handle and lock so sleek and sophisticated, buyers may be forced to rethink the design of their tired front doors.

Once installed, August automatically locks a closed door, allowing homeowners to track, via a smart phone app, the comings and goings of anyone with access to their home (though the door can, thankfully, still be manually opened and closed from the inside). The app allows digital ‘keys’ to be given to anyone hundreds of miles away, while once and for all shelving homeowner worries about forgetting keys or getting locked out of the house. Though, hanging onto that phone may be more vital than ever.august_behar04august_behar01


 

 

 
 
 

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