LAKE FOREST, CA (November 12, 2014) – Kwikset, the leader in residential security, announces that its line of SmartCode™ locks will be a part of Logitech’s new Harmony Living Home lineup of entertainment and home automation devices.
Logitech’s Harmony® Living Home brings together a wide array of compatible brands, such as Kwikset™, Honeywell®, Lutron®, Sylvania® and many others, to create one centralized and integrated system for home control.
Kwikset’s line of innovative SmartCode™ home automation security solutions is comprised of the industry’s broadest range of keyless entry deadbolt and lever locks, all designed to provide maximum convenience and security. Two recent additions to the SmartCode™ line are the highly popular SmartCode™ 914 Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt, with its best-in-class reduced interior size, and the new SmartCode™ 916 Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt, which provides all the features of SmartCode – including keyless entry – combined with the added convenience and enhanced aesthetics of a capacitive touchscreen.
“In expanding its capabilities from entertainment system control to a full home automation hub, the new Logitech Harmony® Living Home provides a complete, centralized and integrated solution,” said Keith Brandon, director of Residential Access Solutions for Kwikset. “Our convenient and innovative SmartCode locks are a natural fit for Logitech’s home automation solution, as consumers will now have the ability to seamlessly control their locks and other connected devices using one central interface.”
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.
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 locking; and the ability to integrate with the widest variety of wireless security and home automation platforms in the industry.
Kwikset (www.kwikset.com), the leader in residential security, 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 smart home.
Kwikset is part of Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI), a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™ and EZSET®. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders’ hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), and #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister). Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia. HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB).
About Spectrum Brands
Spectrum Brands is a global, diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, and personal insect repellents. Spectrum Brands employs over 13,500 employees worldwide and sells to the top 25 global retailers with products in more than one million stores representing 140 countries.
Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech’s combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI).