The QuickLock: Bluetooth And NFC Padlock

The Quicklock is the world‚Äôs first Bluetooth and NFC security that uses¬†Bluetooth enabled smartphone¬†and¬†NFC technology in the form of a ring, FOB, wristband or label. The padlock is made using durable ‚ÄúDie Cast Zinc Alloy‚ÄĚ and has an amazing battery life that goes up to 2 years. Choose a color that fits your lifestyle, It… Continue reading The QuickLock: Bluetooth And NFC Padlock

Wirelessly Hacking a Jeep Cherokee

Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have developed a software¬†that can wirelessly hijack a 2014¬†Jeep Cherokee over the internet. The two hacker¬†asked WIRED senior writer Andy Greenberg to¬†take¬†the SUV for a spin on the highway while they attack it from miles away. They started¬†by turning on the vehicle‚Äôs air conditioning, stereo¬†at full volume, and windshield… Continue reading Wirelessly Hacking a Jeep Cherokee

Range Rover Smartphone Remote Control Technology

Land Rover is researching a new remote control technology that represents a stepping stone towards the fully autonomous car. It could be used by the driver to manoeuvre their car out of difficult situations safely or negotiate challenging terrain, whilst walking alongside the car at a maximum speed of 6.5 km/h (4 mph). The Multi-Point… Continue reading Range Rover Smartphone Remote Control Technology

Hotels Replacing Room Keys With Smartphones

Starwood hotel chain just launched its new program, called¬†SPG Keyless, that¬†allows guests across 10 Aloft, Element and W brand hotels to skip the reception desk and gain access to their pre-booked hotel rooms using their smartphones. Guests¬†who book a room through¬†Starwood¬†website¬†or phone can use the SPG Bluetooth-connected app¬†for Android and iOS to check-in, receive their… Continue reading Hotels Replacing Room Keys With Smartphones

August Smart Lock

The August Smart Lock is¬†a battery-powered lock¬†system that allows you to send a virtual key to anyone you choose to have access to your home.¬†The keyless system¬†lets you open your door,¬†grant access to family and friends¬†when they come over to visit¬†using a smartphone. The¬†August lock uses Bluetooth to connect to an iOS and Android app.¬†The¬†device… Continue reading August Smart Lock

Lockitron: Unlock Your Door With Your Smartphone

The Lockitron deadbolt model is fully compatible as a replacement for most standard deadbolts. In most cases, the installation takes no more than 15 minutes and can be completed with the included screwdriver. The Lockitron Deadbolt kit includes everything that you need to get Lockitron set up at your home or office. This includes access… Continue reading Lockitron: Unlock Your Door With Your Smartphone