Research by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) revealed around 70% of U.S. households utilize smart home devices — a number that will only increase. Smart door locks are popular because they deliver easy access through a range of methods, including:
This anytime, anywhere access requires high levels of security to ensure unauthorized visitors can’t let themselves in. Whether installed in new homes or retrofitted into existing ones, smart door locks often integrate with home security systems and at-home smart assistants like Alexa.
When designing smart door locks, engineers should incorporate the following: