T3 reports that Kwikset, a maker of electronic locks, has come up with a way to let you unlock doors with your iPhone. The Kēvo includes a standard lock you can use with a key, as well as an electronic mechanism called UniKey that can be unlocked with an app on an iPhone 4S or an iPhone 5 via Bluetooth.
Here’s a look at the lock in action:
But what makes the lock really different is the ability to send a key to another person. If you have a babysitter, neighbour, or someone else stopping by the house when you’re not there, you can create a temporary key for a limited amount of time. You can also let anyone close the door behind them without a key (physical or digital) by triple-tapping the lock on their way out the door.
Engadget adds that while the app is only available for iOS at this point, it does includeRead More »from New door lock turns your iPhone into a house key