With HomeKit, Apple places smartphone-operated SmartLocks as the entry point of smart homes.
LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With Apple's recent announcement of the fall 2014 release of iOS 8 and Home Kit to improve the way connected devices can be managed, OKIDOKEYS announced that its suite of products, including SmartLocks, will seamlessly integrate new Apple software.
Apple has added functionality to its upcoming release of iOS 8, through the HomeKit software platform. Apple is, in essence, making it easier for home automation devices, like OKIDOKEYS, to integrate its apps' functionality with iOS devices like iPhones, iPads and iPods. This improved integration will allow for more efficient control of door locking, light dimming and other home automation functions via iOS devices. "Apple's announcement of Home Kit and iOS 8 is proof of a real market need and strong potential of OKIDOKEYS devices," said OKIDOKEYS founder and CEO, Pascal Metivier. "This technology is the wave of the future, and we believe it will not only eliminate all burden related to keys, but it also will revolutionize the way we live. One day, we may be able to live our entire lives from our Smartphone. OKIDOKEYS puts us one step closer."
OKIDOKEYS provide a secure, simple and practical way to lock and unlock your home doors, using any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, with the free OKIDOKEYS app. Homeowners can say goodbye to the hassle and expense of losing keys, being locked out of their home or hiding a key under a doormat or a stone. OKIDOKEYS system is easy to install in a few minutes on existing deadbolt. It's and easy to use and allow users to enter their home with both smartphones and feature-phones. Should the smartphone battery is drain when arriving at home, users can use OKIDOKEYS passive RFID tags to always access their home. Users can also keep their existing mechanical keys if they wish to.
OKIDOKEYS Smart-Keys can be shared with people you trust. By logging on and selecting a person's contact, keys can be shared with family, friends, the housekeeper, the babysitter, contractors and more. OKIDOKEYS is the ideal system to rent or share properties. OKIDOKEYS platform can provide alerts and notifications upon key usage. Users control how long someone has access and how long the key is activated. Access can be revoked at anytime, from anywhere.
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About OpenWays & OKIDOKEYS
OKIDOKEYS is a company of the OpenWays Group. OpenWays is the world-leading solutions provider of mobile-based access-management and security solutions. Located in the USA and in Europe, OpenWays provides technology solutions allowing for the secure issuance and delivery of access rights and keys processed via any the world's 7 billion cell phones and smartphones operating on any network. The OpenWays and OKIDOKEYS teams combined have more than 100 years of experience in leadership positions with the world's leading makers of access control systems and electronic locks. The OpenWays solution is truly unique as it is built on the concept of credential dematerialization.