LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a four-minute presentation to a room filled with hundreds of technology experts and enthusiasts, Kwikset® Kevo™ was voted the winner of the 2014 Last Gadget Standing award at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Kwikset®, a leading brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB), launched the Bluetooth-enabled smart lock in October of 2013.
"We are so honored to have won this award, mostly because it was voted on by attendees at CES, the largest technology tradeshow of the year," said Keith Brandon, director residential access solutions. "To hear the crowd cheer Kevo to victory was exciting for the whole team. Kwikset looks forward to continuing to produce the utmost in innovative security products."
While at CES, Kwikset also announced that in the summer of 2014, they will add remote access locking and unlocking technology powered by the Bluetooth Enabled Kevo Gateway. This advancement will allow current and future Kwikset Kevo homeowners to lock and unlock remotely with just their smartphone, further enhancing their Kwikset Kevo experience from near or far.
In addition to the Last Gadget Standing award, Kwikset Kevo has also won an Innovations Award, the This Old House Top 100 Award, and the Mark of Excellence Award.
To learn more about the Kevo technology, visit www.kwikset.com/kevo.
The deadbolt lock set links to your phone and recognizes when you come home. Touch the lock and the bolt will slip, allowing you to open the door without fishing for your keys.