Who would not want to increase their home security? But to do so by using smart locks is a new and efficient technology. There are number of options available in the market for the purpose. Smart locks are not only efficient for security purposes but also more convenient especially for people who have problem keeping keys in-place. Sesame smart locks with other features recognize special patterns of knocks set by the user for opening your door. This is possible by an accelerometer packed inside the lock which can be recognized to recognize the secret lock patterns.
Sesame, a product of Candy House is still in its launching phase in the market. Upon materialization, with a price of US$99 it promises to be cheaper than other smart locks already in market. Some other product like August and Dana lock are priced at $250 and $159 respectively.
Other high points of sesame smart lock are that, it is claimed to being equipped with a self-adjusting mechanism which makes it easier to install than other products. It can be installed on any deadlock in US, Canada or Australia within seconds. It is also simpler to use and comes with a strip of 3M Command tape that holds the device in place over your deadlock, without any installation kit or need to pull out the tools.
The effectiveness of sesame smart locks depend upon the sophistication of the unique lock pattern set by the user. Also important is the number of people who know your secret lock pattern.
The Sesame Smart Lock is also equipped with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi module with the help of which your smart lock can be connected to your home network. This helps you keep your lock in check when away from home, people coming and going and when it is being open by setting up notifications on your device.
The Kickstarter campaign for Sesame smart locks is attracting a lot of attention having raised more than $90,000 of its $100,000 goal at the time of writing. If everything goes as promised, Candy House says it will start shipping in May 2015.