the existing cylinder must be replaced
in contrast to other systems. Smart lock is simply placed on the inside of a door on the existing Castle and survived after the cylinder safe these clamped or glued. The user of the door, approaching the castle is unlocked automatically, leaving the Smartphone always in the Pocket. With the Smartphone is controlled via Bluetooth and WiFi – in no more than three seconds, the lock is unlocked. It can be opened as before but with a key. Also, the status of the lock can be seen via the Smartphone – lost smartphones can be disabled at any time. Nuki user can assign also timed or permanent permissions to other users. Each person is invited to participate via a link.
who his door lock in addition would like to control by voice command, which can now thanks to the new Amazon Alexa integration. To start this, users must enable only the Nuki skill within the Alexa app and awarded a personal PIN-code to unlock. This must be for commands such as “Alexa, say Nuki, it should unlock the door” and “Alexa, Koray say it is supposed to lock ‘n’ ‘ go run” be entered. It should additionally secures a home.
“the introduction of this security feature was a very important point for us prior to the introduction of the Alexa skills because coincides this duplicate query with the strict safety concept of Nuki”, explains Martin Pansy, CEO Nuki home solutions. The bridge, which is simply plugged into a maximum of five metres outlet ensures permanent Internet connection for the smart lock and is therefore as well as the free Nuki Web account basic conditions for linking to Amazon Alexa.
the Nuki smart lock once mounted, use the physical key device increasingly forgotten, so the manufacturer. The front door opens over Bluetooth with the auto-unlock function automatically, when you come home. The lock ‘ n’ go function locks the lock as soon as the user leaves his house or apartment. It is activated with a push of a button – or even slightly smarter now by voice command. Other features that can be controlled with Alexa, are the status and the locking protocol. So is always recognizable, who when entering the House and leave. The control is currently available in German and English, further languages are planned.
“the integration of Amazon Alexa we could comply with the wish of many customers” Pansy is pleased. “Moreover, we return a decisive step to our vision of the smartest possible door lock in Europe closer.”
Nuki home solutions started his Crowfunding campaign for his smart door lock, which was at that time still Noki and not Nuki in may 2015 under the name Noki home solutions. The reason for the name change: Nokia noted that the logo “Noki” (No Key) was too similar to the own company. The maker of the door lock took it positively and smoothly without further ADO to July 2015 in were convinced that “Nuki” (New Key) was still coherent with the own vision.
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