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August’s New Video Doorbell Is Wireless, Records In 1440p

We all know what a video doorbell is. Despite its obvious usefulness, there aren’t many around. Well, at least, not many of reputable brands that boasts integration with its own smart lock anyways. Speaking of integration with its own smart lock, here’s a new one from smart lock maker August called August View Doorbell Camera. View does everything you expect of a video doorbell, including instant motion alerts, on-demand live video streaming, two-way audio communication, and of course, doorbell functionality that actually includes a wireless chime. Continue reading August’s New Video Doorbell Is Wireless, Records In 1440p

Walmart Envisioned Delivering Grocery Straight To Your Fridge

Prior to Amazon official words on the Key, Sloan Eddleston, Walmart VP for eCommerce Strategy and Business Operations, had already envisioned that one day Walmart will be restocking your refrigerator even when you are not at home. The concept is the same as Amazon Key, which means, Walmart wants to let itself into your home. However, Sloan’s idea took a step further: he wants the delivery person to leave what you order inside you home AND pack the grocery into the fridge just like they would appear in the store’s display. Continue reading Walmart Envisioned Delivering Grocery Straight To Your Fridge

August Smart Lock by Yves Behar

while keyless home entry is not new, the August Smart Lock by Yves Behar is one new kid on the block that stands out aesthetically. touted as a “secure, simple, and social way to manage your home’s lock”, the August is developed by the famed designer Yves Behar, whose portfolio includes anything from pillboxes to game console to luxury mobile phone, and technology entrepreneur Jason Johnson. like most keyless entry available market, it fits over the existing deadbolt of your door and syncs with your smartphone. working along with a smartphone app via Bluetooth connectivity, August senses the presence of your phone (which hopefully is you who’s carrying it) and unlocks the door automatically for you so that you don’t have to fumble with keys when your hands are full. Continue reading August Smart Lock by Yves Behar