Kwikset News

Kwikset unveils Control4 version of its Signature Series Deadbolt with Home Connect technology

Kwikset, a brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware and Home Improvement Division, global residential security solutions provider, announced the availability of a new Control4 version of its Signature Series Deadbolt with Home Connect. Utilising the popular Kwikset single-cylinder deadbolt as its foundation, this keypad-less lock is ideal for homeowners seeking the safety and peace of mind of a Home Connect solution who are already using or are considering a Control4 Smart Home. Remote l...

KWIKSET unveils Control4-ready Signature Series motorised deadbolt with Home Connect Technology

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc., Hardware and Home Improvement Division, global provider of residential security systems, announces a new Control4 version of its Signature Series Deadbolt with Home Connect. Utilising the popular Kwikset single-cylinder deadbolt as its foundation, this keypad-less lock is ideal for homeowners seeking the safety and peace of mind of a Home Connect solution who are already using or are considering a Control4 Smart Home. Control4 Signature Series Deadbolt K...

Kwikset releases SmartCode 914 and SmartCode 916 deadbolts with Z-Wave 500 series chip

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, provider of residential security, announces the availability of the contemporary versions of the company’s popular traditional deadbolts: the SmartCode 914 Deadbolt Lock and SmartCode 916 Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt. With their updated, modern designs, these new stylish versions of the industry’s leading wireless, access control locks continue to utilise Kwikset’s Home Connect technolo...

Kwikset announces Obsidian, a keyless deadbolt with advanced security & locking features

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, a premier provider of residential security, announces the availability of Obsidian, a visually striking, low-profile touchscreen electronic deadbolt featuring “game changing” design. Obsidian deadbolts exemplify Kwikset’s commitment to combining modern design with a high level of security. Named after a dark, glasslike volcanic rock, Obsidian merges a sleek and modern exterior; a minimal,...

KWIKSET unveil convert Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, global provider of residential security solutions, announced the availability of its Kwikset Convert locksets, its new Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit. Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit Kwikset Convert will turn mechanical locks, even non-Kwikset locks, into smart, electronic locks. The Conversion Kit replaces the interior half of an existing lock without changing the exterior. Consequently, Kwikset Conve...

Kwikset announces availability of SmartCode 888 Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, announces the availability of its SmartCode 888 Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt, the company’s newest introduction in the ‘entry-level’ smart lock category.  Featuring a sleek, all-metal design and traditional styling, the SmartCode 888 Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt is designed to integrate with a variety of smart home systems. Featuring an easy-to-use, five-button keypad for keyless entr...

Kwikset showcases five new electronic door locks at ISC West 2018

Without question, ‘innovation’ is the word that comes to mind when Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, showcases five new locks at ISC West 2018, April 11-13 in La Vegas. From keyless entry to smart-lock conversion kits and Z-Wave chipsets with improved wireless range, the five new locks paint a picture of a company that is placing a premium not only on innovation but forward-looking design, progressive technology and, of course,...

How smart access control will improve rental and landlord security

Until recently, the convenience and security of “smart” electronic locks have been exclusively enjoyed by owners of homes, with renters largely being left out in the cold. Locked out by the temporary nature of their living arrangement, and not allowed to make structural changes to their temporary abodes, these renters have been unable to enjoy the many benefits of these connected devices. But today, smart lock capabilities are becoming available to renters and rental property owners...

Comcast Works with Xfinity Program adds additional Kwikset Door Locks with Home Connect Technology

Comcast has announced that it has expanded its relationship with the Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. and has integrated three additional best-in-class smart locks into its Works with the Xfinity programme. Now Xfinity Home customers can choose from four Kwikset door locks with Home Connect™ technology to remotely control access into and out of their homes. “For many of our customers, connected door locks can help provide peace of mind and save time during the course of their...

Kwikset teams up with Amazon to offer Amazon Key smart lock solutions

Kwikset®, a residential door hardware brand in the U.S. and part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. has teamed up with Amazon to offer renters and homeowners two smart lock solutions to choose from when purchasing an Amazon Key In-Home Kit. Secure home access Amazon Key is a new service from Amazon that allows Prime members in 37 cities and surrounding areas across the U.S. to receive in-home delivery and grant secure home access for guest...

Kwikset launches new Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit for keyless entry and home automation

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands Inc., the provider of residential security, announces Kwikset Convert, the company’s new Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit. The kit will turn mechanical locks – even non-Kwikset locks – into smart, electronic locks, bringing the convenience of keyless entry and home automation to new consumer audiences. Kwikset Convert The Conversion Kit replaces the interior half of an existing lock without changing the exterior. Consequently, Kwikset Convert...

Kwikset showcased five new residential lock products at ISC West 2017

 All of the featured locks, which will be available in Q2 and Q3 of 2017, offer new levels of security and convenience Kwikset, a brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware and Home Improvement Division, showcased its five newest residential lock products at ISC West 2017. SmartCode 888 Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt All of the featured locks, which will be available in Q2 and Q3 of 2017, offer new levels of security and convenience, as well as an emphasis on Kwikset...