Kwikset Unveils 2nd Generation SmartCode™ Deadbolt

April 19, 2013
New version, to be available in 3rd quarter 2013, includes Home Connect™ technology, smaller footprint, enhanced design features and new certifications and capabilities

At ISC West, Kwikset ( provided a sneak peak of its 2nd Generation SmartCode™ deadbolt lock with Home Connect™ technology.  This new version of the SmartCode deadbolt brings a range of enhanced design features, and new certifications and capabilities, to Kwikset’s innovative home automation security solution.

Kwikset’s 2nd Generation SmartCode deadbolt lock's new design offers a new exterior style and class-leading reduced interior size for enhanced aesthetics inside and outside the home.  

"By continuously listening to our consumers’ residential style preferences, we are able to deliver market-leading electronic locks that provide all of the industry-leading access control, security and convenience features, while delivering the aesthetics that today’s homeowners demand.  Specifically, the smaller footprint of the new SmartCode deadbolt is a direct result of customer feedback through a variety of sources, including direct communications and focus groups," said Keith Brandon, director of residential access solutions for Kwikset.

Other new features include:

  • Sleek, all-metal interior escutcheon with decorative inset
  • 10-digit backlit pushbutton keypad
  • Dedicated lock button
  • BHMA Grade 2 Certification, ensuring top quality and durability
  • UL Certification with 20 minute fire rating
  • A Master Code option, that allows the user to prevent user codes from being added to or deleted from the lock

Kwikset’s SmartCode deadbolts and levers with Home Connect technology integrate with home security and automation systems, allowing the locks to communicate with other wireless products in the home such as security systems and home entertainment systems.   Home Connect technology delivers convenience and peace of mind to homeowners with complete remote locking and unlocking via smartphones and tablets.  When paired with most home automation systems, homeowners can receive text messages when their doors are locked or unlocked, making Home Connect perfect for working parents who want to keep track of their kids or traveling professionals who want to monitor their home security from afar.

Other features of Kwikset’s SmartCode locks with Home Connect technology include: Kwikset’s patented SmartKey® re-key technology, that allows homeowners to re-key their locks in seconds without having to remove the lock from the door; BumpGuard™ technology that protects homeowners from lock bumping; the ease of one-touch programming; the ability to integrate with the widest variety of wireless security and home automation platforms in the industry; and 20 different styles and finishes.

Kwikset ( manufactures and markets a complete line of door locks and door hardware, including door knobs, door levers, deadbolts, handlesets, pocket door hardware and electronic keyless entry locks for residential and light commercial applications. Kwikset’s SmartCode™ locks with Home Connect™ technology are the industry’s leading wireless, access control lock solution for the digital home.