August and Yale’s New Integration with Philips Hue Delivers Smarter Home Access: Light Your Way As You Arrive Home, and Leave Worry-FreeSEP 03, 2020Have you always dreamed of arriving home to an entryway that lights up upon your arrival, making you immediately feel secure and welcome? Or have you simply been searching for a life hack that will help you remember to turn the lights off when you leave the house, so your electricity bill isn’t through the roof each month? If so, we have some good news for you! Starting later this month, your August and Yale smart locks will work with the Philips Hue lighting system.Introducing Biometric Verification for August and Yale LocksAUG 25, 2020We’re constantly improving our products in order to best serve ever-evolving consumer needs and behavior. Frequent updates ensure our products get better over time (without you having to buy new hardware!) and seamlessly fit into how people interact with tech in their daily lives. For example, the average smartphone user unlocks their phone 150 times a day – often quickly and securely through a fingerprint or face scan. What if we made unlocking your home as simple and secure as unlocking your phone?Home Tips from the Dads of ASSA ABLOYJUN 17, 2020
It’s time to recognize Dad. We’re grateful for the way the fathers and father-figures in our lives have protected us, provided for us, made us laugh, offered us support and taken care of our families in the big and small ways. Thank you! Knowing dads often have a wealth of wisdom, we’ve asked the dads of August, Yale Home and ASSA ABLOY to share their top home-related tips, spanning security, working from home, spending time with family during quarantine and more. Check out some of their best advice below.Create the Perfect, Connected Home OfficeJUN 11, 2020Remote work and telecommuting were a trend even before they became a necessity, and is the norm for plenty of professionals. But for some of us, we’re still adjusting to ways to be productive in our homes (as well as preparing for the long-haul), which begins with the right WFH setup. Here, we’ll delve into how to create a minimalist home office on a budget, necessities, and smart devices to boost efficiency and productivity. August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Now AvailableMAY 12, 2020It’s time! The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is now available for purchase. Our new flagship lock comes equipped with a built-in Wi-Fi connection and a brand new compact design the size of a standard doorknob (thanks to August co-founder and renowned designer Yves Béhar). While smaller in size, it still sports the same robust feature set that includes remote access, automatic locking/unlocking, 24/7 monitoring, integration with leading voice assistants and security & hosting systems, easy retrofit installation (no deadbolt replacement required!), and adherence to strict security & privacy policies.August’s Favorite “Spring Clean” Design Tips from DIY DesignersAPR 17, 2020Spring has sprung, bringing with it an opportunity to purge, clean, and declutter. The change in seasons presents an ideal time for a home refresh—goodbye cozy, hygge vibes, hello breezy and bold.