A smart-lock company has tried to outdo everyone by creating a smart-lock with five ways to unlock it. Lockly's new Secure Pro Smart Lock can be preordered for $ 299.99 and should be shipped within the next two months.
The Secure Pro has a keyboard that generates numbers in random order when you need to enter your passcode. Each input on the keypad actually consists of three numbers, so even if someone watches while typing in the code, the input is unlikely to be guessed.
In addition to the keyboard, there is a fingerprint scanner and a way to unlock either through Lockly's mobile app or through the voice assistant command. And if everything else fails, there is a physical lock that you can open with a regular key.
To let guests in, you can give them access codes generated by Lockly's app, which they say are "offline" and therefore safer. Possible hacking.
After completing the all-out theme, the lock is now compatible with Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant, and the company says it will work with Apple's HomeKit platform later this year. Although no voice assistant is installed, compatibility with two, and soon three major assistants means that it can basically work with most smart homes. The Silicon Valley-based company launched a Smart Lock in September, which already had most of these features. However, the Secure Pro improves on its predecessor, Secure Plus, by adding the voice assistant capabilities.
Five Ways to Unlock a Smart Lock are five ways to pick your lock and break your home, but Lockly says his methods are the safest available. If anything, it should keep the potential burglars silent for a few minutes.
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