Yale activates key change in lock technology

06.02.2012 Yale Lock : Near Field Communication : Android
Keyless lock by Yale and Assa Abloy Keyless lock by Yale and Assa Abloy
Keyless lock by Yale and Assa Abloy Keyless lock by Yale and Assa Abloy
Keyless lock by Yale and Assa Abloy Keyless lock by Yale and Assa Abloy

Tennessee – US lock firm Yale Lock has created a keyless lock activated by your smartphone using near field communication (NFC) technology.

The lock features embedded NFC technology. Users then download an app from the BlackBerry store to any Android device, which will then unlock their door when held up against the lock. Users can also send encrypted keys to friends and relatives to give them access to their house.

‘We are all using smartphones and keyless entry is just another way we can use our phones to make our lives easier, convenient, but also secure,’ Yale Lock general manager Jason Williams told lifestyle and business magazine Forbes.

For another example of a product that uses NFC technology to simplify our daily lives, read about how Mastercard’s QkR platform enables payments to be made by smartphone.

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