So, you want to control who can enter your apartment but you are not actually in the apartment? No problem. Renowned designer Yves Behar and technology entrepreneur Jason Johnson have devised August Smart Lock, a keyless access system which allows you to send a virtual key to your home to anyone you please. All you need to have is a smartphone or a computer. You can specify the duration that the August keys are active for before expiring, or disable them at any time.

The revolutionary August system comprises of a small lock device and a mobile application which will take you only 10 minutes to install.

In the case that your phone is stolen or lost, you can log-on to and disable access authorization code for that particular phone. The device works in all sorts of unfortunate conditions, even if there is a power cut.

You can pre-order August Smart Lock at for $199. You will also get deadbolt adapters and faceplates to accommodate 90% of locks on the market. watch video below

2 iPhones running the August Smart Lock application

inside view of the August Smart Lock parts

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