LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Schlage, a leading
provider of home security and access solutions for over a century,
today virtually announced the Schlage Encode Plus™ Smart WiFi
Deadbolt, at the 2022 International Consumer Electronics Show
(CES). Expanding upon the Schlage Encode platform, Schlage's newest
smart lock innovation offers consumers unparalleled flexibility for
even greater convenience and security. The Schlage Encode Plus lock
is among the first to support Apple's latest enhancement to the
HomeKit experience with home keys capability, while still offering
consumers the robust Schlage experience they've come to expect.
With home keys in Apple Wallet, consumers can simply tap to unlock
the Schlage Encode Plus deadbolt using their iPhone and Apple Watch
for easy and secure access to their home.
"Throughout our 100-year history, we have remained committed to
revolutionizing the user experience with convenient and secure home
access our customers can trust," said Dave
Ilardi, general manager at Schlage, a brand of Allegion.
"We're excited about our collaboration with Apple that brings
together two highly regarded brands with a history and reputation
for delivering innovation to the connected home. The Schlage Encode
Plus Smart WiFi Deadbolt provides homeowners with an even simpler
and secure way to access their homes. This is just another step in
our vision to create purposeful experiences that deliver simplicity
and peace of mind.
The Schlage Encode Plus Smart WiFi Deadbolt is the newest device
in Schlage's connected portfolio and the first smart lock solution
in the North American market to support Apple's home keys for
iPhone and Apple Watch. With a Schlage Home Key in Apple Wallet,
homeowners don't even need to unlock their iPhone or Apple Watch to
open their lock, and with Power Reserve2, even if the
iPhone needs to be charged, they may still be able to tap to
unlock for up to five hours after their iPhone battery runs out.
Additionally, the lock is also fully supported by the Schlage Home
app. The same unique and highly rated features developed with
Schlage's original WiFi-enabled lock are available through the
Schlage Home app:
- Homeowners will enjoy being able to check the status of their
deadbolt and lock/unlock the deadbolt remotely from their
- Homeowners can create and manage up to 100 access codes from
the app, as well as set schedules for those codes for recurring,
temporary or permanent access.
- Real-time activity logs make it easier to know when a code has
been used, and customizable push notifications provide an added
layer of security and peace of mind.
- Pairing the Schlage Encode Plus deadbolt with the Schlage Home
app allows homeowners to use Alexa or Google Assistant to securely
control their lock via voice.
- The Schlage Encode Plus deadbolt is compatible with iOS and
Android devices via the Schlage Home app.
The Schlage Encode Plus deadbolt can be simultaneously paired
and managed by the Schlage Home app and Apple HomeKit for consumers
to experience the benefits and functionality of both apps.
The Schlage Encode Plus Smart WiFi Deadbolt will be available
for purchase late this spring and will retail for $299.99 MSRP. For more information, please visit
Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global
pioneer in seamless access. We keep people and their assets safe,
wherever they are, bringing together simple solutions, convenient
access and advanced technology. Allegion had $2.7 billion in revenue in 2020, and its security
products are sold around the world.
For more, visit www.allegion.com.
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