CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Schlage®, a brand of Allegion plc that has created the most technologically advanced lock products to help consumers secure their homes for more than 95 years, is announcing new features for the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt and showcasing the new Schlage Control™ Smart Locks for multi-family properties at the 2016 International CES tradeshow.
Launching in 2016, new features for the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt include a Schlage Sense™ app for Apple Watch®, as well as the ability to support Android devices and additional connected home products and ecosystems, giving homeowners more options and flexibility to control and monitor access to their homes.
The Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt—recently named an honoree in the Smart Home category for the CES 2016 Innovation Awards—is one of the strongest, most intelligent Bluetooth®-enabled locks on the market, with the highest industry rating for security and durability. It includes Schlage's patented and patent-pending technologies. Compatible with Apple HomeKit™, the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt allows users to control their door locks as part of their connected homes.
Apple HomeKit™ technology provides advanced security, with end-to-end encryption and authentication between the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt and an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®, while also allowing consumers to talk to unlock their Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt using Siri® voice control. When paired with an Apple TV® in the home, remote capabilities are also possible.
"Following the highly-anticipated retail launch in November, we are very excited with the customer feedback that we're receiving about the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt," said Steve Down, Allegion residential leader. "We're thrilled to announce the new features that we have planned for 2016 and look forward to further enhancing the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt's capabilities and user experience for even more homeowners."
For homeowners using Z-Wave® technology, Schlage will also feature the award-winning Schlage Connect™ Touchscreen Deadbolt. Since its launch in 2013, the Schlage Connect™ Touchscreen Deadbolt has been putting homeowners in control by allowing them to be constantly connected to their front doors from anywhere in the world via leading Z-Wave® compatible home automation systems.
Schlage offers a variety of advanced keyless solutions for renters as well as homeowners, including the new Schlage Control™ Smart Locks with ENGAGE™ Technology. Specifically designed for multi-family properties, Schlage Control™ Smart Locks play a major role in providing access control for resident entrances, while reducing time on maintenance and overall management costs.
With no-tour functionality and smart credentials that eliminate the need to manage keys, Schlage Control™ Smart Locks offer unparalleled convenience and efficiency for multi-family properties and building owners. Schlage Control™ Smart Locks are designed to work with third-party access control platforms, and are currently compatible with the CBORD and StratIS solutions. Schlage Control™ Smart Locks put multi-family residents in the driver's seat by allowing them to use both smart credentials and/or third-party access control apps on their smart phones.
Staying true to Schlage's dedication to creating quality products that complement consumers' personal tastes, the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt, Schlage Control™ Smart Locks and Schlage Connect™ are available in a variety of styles and finishes to fit each home and property's unique styling and design aesthetic.
The Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt has a suggested retail price of $229.00 and is currently available in the U.S. at select Lowe's and Home Depot stores, all Apple stores, and on HomeDepot.com, Lowes.com, Amazon.com, Build.com and Apple.com. In Canada, the Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt is also available in all Apple stores and online at Apple.com/ca and will be available in additional retailers nationally in early 2016.
Schlage Control™ Smart Locks are currently available through Allegion's commercial and multi-family distribution channel. For more information, visit www.Schlage.com/Control.
Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in safety and security, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage® and Von Duprin®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion produces a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions. Allegion is a $2 billion company, with products sold in almost 130 countries.
For more, visit www.allegion.com.