Halo Smart Locks are the first-ever Wi-Fi-enabled deadbolts from Kwikset, the leading U.S manufacturer of residential door hardware. Available in two styles – touchscreen and keypad – these groundbreaking smart locks pair to an existing Wi-Fi network to simply and easily enable remote access control, monitoring and, in the future, simplified home automation integration. The robust, secure deadbolts are ideal for builders and homeowners interested in upgrading a home to a secure, simplified smart home. Halo Smart Locks connect directly to a home’s existing Wi-Fi network and a paired smartphone to enable smart lock features, via the Kwikset mobile app. This set-up completely eliminates the need to purchase a third-party smart home hub, panel or subscription service – a new advancement in the smart lock category. Users will also feel secure knowing both the touchscreen and keypad locks feature Kwikset patented SmartKey Security™, protecting against common and forced entry break-in methods like lock picking, lock bumping and torque attacks. The touchscreen version also features Kwikset patented SecureScreen™, preventing against unwanted entry commonly associated with touchscreen products. With SecureScreen, users are prompted to touch two random numbers before entering their access code to encourage fingerprints across the screen.
Homeowners want smart homes because they value the convenience and added security, and the category has progressed to meet their demand. Halo Smart Locks are the next step in the category progression; they are designed to simplify the smart home experience without compromising on security, style or convenience – and deliver on all three. The locks pair with an existing Wi-Fi network, completely eliminating the need to purchase a third-party smart home hub, and can be remotely or locally controlled using the intuitive Kwikest mobile app. The Kwikset app gives homeowners the ability to manage home access control, view lock history, manage lock settings and more, all from their smartphone. In the future, Halo Smart Locks will work with other smart home product and system providers to give homeowners the ability to customize their smart home. Homeowners will also feel safe knowing Halo Smart Locks include Kwikset patented security. Both keypad and touchscreen versions feature the latest Kwikset patented SmartKey Security, providing strong resistance against common break-in methods, and Halo Touchscreen Wi-Fi Smart Lock features patented SecureScreen Technology, protecting against unwatned entry commonly associated with touchscreen products.
Builder and Contractor Benefits:
Kwikset firmly believes Wi-Fi enabled smart home products are the future of the category and Halo Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Locks are a result of this foresight. They are a simple connected solution that are easy to install, provide builders and contractors with improved smart home flexibility, and meet consumer demand for convenient, stylish and secure smart home tech. Halo Smart Locks pair directly with an existing Wi-Fi network to create a simplified smart home and in the future, simplified home automation integrations with other smart home product and platform providers. Kwikset is building a robust, diverse automation network with other smart home product and system providers; thus, giving builders and contractors the ability and the flexibility to build a fully automated smart home, starting at the front door. Additionally, Halo Smart Locks come in two styles and a variety of finishes, providing builders and contractors with the flexibility to meet consumer demand for on-trend door hardware that also delivers valued smart lock and security conveniences.