I think that many of us still think of locks as a mechanical device that uses a key to lock and unlock it. That has been the case since the lock was invented and still is today. However things are changing very rapidly and some form of electric or electronic locks are everywhere. We can thank the smartphone and all its apps for that. But what about the future?
I think that as the automated house becomes more popular and smartphone apps smarter locks will have to follow suit. Their first job will always be to protect the house and the people inside, to allow the authorized people in and keep the unauthorized out. But after that the possibilities are endless.
Locks of the future may not even look like the locks of today. When you approach a front door in the house of the future you may not see … Read More