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The 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2018

Dolph Pick: August Home Smart Lock Pro

There are many WiFi IoT locking devices on the market. The technology is changing rapidly. Many frustrated DIY customers are now turning to the professional security market to help make sense of all the new devices. One company realizing the importance of participation of the security professional is August Home, which was recently acquired by access control market giant ASSA ABLOY.

Security dealers may want to check out the August Pro Dealer Program, which includes VIP tech support, wholesale dealer pricing and exclusive training material. According to the manufacturer, the August smart lock uses AES 128-bit and TLS encryption, which is used by banks for maximum protection of digital communications. The Smart Lock Pro and Connect WiFi Bridge are compatible with popular systems such as Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Z-Wave Plus.

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