The world where ‘smart’ and ‘intelligent’ gadgets will fully operate modern homes and workplaces, is not far away!
Home security has always been a constant area of discussion when it comes to home automation and rightly so! Modern day advances have resulted in the concept of digital security and how it can play an important role in providing a better solution to households!
The introduction of digital security solutions has resulted in the availability of innumerable variants of digital and smart locks in the market that usually vary in terms of reliability, design and the safety that they provide.
Apart from this, the basic requirement for any lock has to be convenience and the level of security that it provides.
Why Digital Door Locks?
There are some obvious reasons that one can see while using a digital door lock. Some of them are listed below:
As robust as any traditional lock, and more!
These digital locks are physically very strong and cannot be damaged or broken. They are as robust as any other traditional lock
Its strong body and smart functions allow you to have the best security with much easier controls.
It is needless to say that smart locks are way more convenient than the traditional locks. This is because you save a lot of time and effort due to the keyless nature of these locks.
No need to manage and worry about the keys. It also allows you to easily manage the lock and its access, right on your phone. These locks usually have applications that allow you to control them.
Easy Access sharing:
As discussed earlier, these locks provide easy ways of sharing and revoking access with people of your choice. You can also constantly track and monitor their activities on the lock.
Not only this, multiple ways of sharing access are also available. The user gets a lot of options and can choose the best option that suits him!
Remote monitoring and management:
Smart locks usually come with a default application that works as a remote control for the smart lock.
These applications are responsible for adding the ‘intelligent’ quotient to the smart locks. They allow you to manage and monitor the activities on the lock in real-time. So, this way you will know the security status of your house and belongings even when you away!
How can it help you?
Now, all of the reasons above are quite basic and general. ‘How will it help me practically?’, you might think! The answer to this question is in the points below:
No more keys
These are keyless solutions. This means that you will never have to worry about whether you lost the keys, or whether you shared the keys with your partner, etc.
You can just unlock the lock through your phone. When it comes to sharing the access, you can do that too with the help of the application in your smartphone.
By adding some pre-required credentials of a person, you can share the access of the lock with him. When the user doesn't need access anymore, you can revoke the access too!
Many smart locks like KeyNIE, also allow you to set a time to that access! This feature is also very helpful since you don’t have to remember to revoke that access once the user is done!
Also, all that money you usually spend on the duplicate keys can also be saved by shifting to a better choice of security. Monitoring who has the keys and managing these keys can be a big headache that you can get rid of when it comes to smart locks!
Smart locks are also very aesthetically appealing compared to the usual traditional door locks that are used.
This being said, this does not mean that the security that it provides, diminishes! It still is a more efficient and better security solution!
It is highly secure and looks good on your door. What more can one expect?
Control in your hands, literally!
Imagine you are stuck in traffic and you are expecting some guests. With the help of a smart lock, you can simply share the access with those guests from wherever you are and not only that you will also get constant notifications on when and who uses that access.
This way you can safely share the access to the lock, with people of your choice without worrying about the security of your house!
Another example can be that a smart lock is operated by an application that allows you to unlock and change the other settings of the lock. This application allows you to fully monitor and control the lock on your smartphone!
Easily assess the security by analyzing the historical records of data
You can access the past unlock and share records on your phone in order to assess the security of your home or your belongings. This data is very crucial to managing the security of a house or any place!
This data includes the name of the person unlocking/locking the lock. The time on which the lock was unlocked/locked,
Usually, these locks don’t require too much to install them! You just need to install them following the instructions were given to you in the manual and you are good to go!
When it comes to KeyNIE, you don't’ need to do much to install it. Just follow the steps in the guide and you are done!
Smart locks are any day better than traditional locks since they not only provide physical strength but also provide highly sophisticated features that help a user to better manage the lock.
You can also make sure that your house and belongings remain secure in the long run. This is because you will have constant access to all the historical records and data of the lock.
You will also get notifications of any unauthorized access to your lock. This will allow you to analyze and take an action on such unauthorized access and make sure that it doesn’t happen again.
Many locks like August lock, also have some additional accessories like a doorbell that has an inbuilt camera. It records all the happenings and this way the user can be aware of any unwanted strangers trying to gain access to your house!
These are some useful and important advantages of smart locks over traditional locks. Some practical uses also suggest that a better choice for a holistic security solution for your home and office is a smart lock. Out of many options in the market, you can select one that suits your requirements.
If you have any more questions or want to know about KeyNIE, feel free to catch up from the contact us section on this KeyNIE website.