Would you like to message your door to lock or open? Who wouldn’t, unless illiterate and stubborn? It’s Open Sesame style, in a simple manner. The new Lockitron system by Apigy will make your wish come true.
Well equipped with Bluetooth 4.0, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC technology, Lockitron is compatible with any smartphone. You can use it even with your old phone with some simple upgrading.
Just by word of mouth, Apigy claims to have sold about $100,000 worth of the latest Lockitron. Sounds really great!
With no data connection or Wi-Fi, you can communicate with Lockitron using the Bluetooth in your smartphone. Then if you are using an NFC holding Android handset, you can swipe it against the lock from afar and wow, here it opens.
You don’t need to doubt whether your door is locked or not, Lockitron will let you see it for yourself. It will poke you and let you know when your dear ones open the door using their gadget or with a key.
The built in Wi-Fi will connect the Lockitron to internet and you can control it from anywhere and at anytime. You can be free of thoughts about your house abandoned afar. The Lockitron battery is made to last long up to a year. So you can forget about maintenance.
The Arduino-compatible ATMega microprocessor will let you control Lockitron through a simple API endpoints. All these magic costs an affordable $149.