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As interest in smart locks and connected home technology continues to grow among the building community, Kwikset doubles down on its smart lock offering to ensure the perfect solution for every home.

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 10, 2017) – Smart communities brimming with connected technology are here to stay and Kwikset®, America’s number one-selling lock brand, is committed to understanding builders’ needs and buyers’ desires to ensure the perfect smart lock solution for every home.

After Kwikset’s Consumer Smart Home Survey in 2015 predicted increased interest in smart homes from new homebuyers, Kwikset has worked to diversify its product offerings and design a smart lock for every type of home and homeowner.

“Recent partnerships between Apple and established builders like KB Home are definitive signs of increased smart home interest among builders and designers,” says Keith Brandon, Kwikset Vice President of Residential Access Solutions, Spectrum Brands Inc. – Hardware and Home Improvement Division.  “Kwikset is committed to the building community, giving builders and designers the right smart lock for any new project.”


Obsidian: Obsidian is a key-free smart lock by way of its low-profile design manufactured to capture the attention of homeowners with interest in modern décor. The latest smart lock from Kwikset will be available as a standalone or Z-Wave-enabled deadbolt in Spring 2017.

SmartCode 913, SmartCode 914, SmartCode 915 & SmartCode 916: Available in contemporary and transitional styles, the SmartCode product portfolio consists of push-button and touchscreen deadbolts available as standalone or connected smart locks. SmartCode 913 and SmartCode 915 are standalone solutions that use a push-button keypad or touchscreen to give homeowners key-free convenience. SmartCode 914 and SmartCode 916 feature Kwikset HomeConnect technology, ensuring compatibility with Z-Wave security and smart home systems.


Premis:Premisis a touchscreen deadbolt that works with Apple HomeKit to provide homebuyers an easy, secure way to control their home security from an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod Touch®. The smart lock is also easy for homebuilders to install and does not require hard wiring.

Kevo™ Touch-to-Open Smart Locks: Kevo Bluetooth-enabled smart locks provide users with the industry’s only Touch-to-Open experience. With Kevo, your phone becomes your key, allowing users to lock or unlock the door with the touch of a finger when an authorized device is within Bluetooth range. The second generation Kevo smart lock is now available.


Also available isKevoPlus, adding remote access and control features to Kevo smart locks andKevoConvert.

Kevo Convert:KevoConvert is an easy-to-use conversion kit that transforms Kwikset and other manufacturers’ mechanical deadbolts into smart locks at an affordable price. Quickly replace the interior of your current lock to transform your existing deadbolt into a smart lock.


About Kwikset

Kwikset is the leading residential lock manufacturer, making homeowners feel safe since 1946. Kwikset works hard to understand the world you live in, so that we can do everything we can to protect it. The company’s unwavering commitment to meeting homeowners’ needs has inspired its innovative lock portfolio that includes patented SmartKey deadbolts, keyless entry combination locks, connected home technology, first-to-market smart lock, Kevo and a wide variety of styles and finishes. Our interior and exterior door products provide customers with the quality, technology, durability and style they want while guaranteeing the highest level of security. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Kwikset products are sold online and through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. Visit us at and

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