August Stories September 25

When Yale’s parent company bought August Home last year, it promised to ‘create the future of smart residential doors.’ It is now taking the first step in that direction with two new Yale locks incorporating August technology.

There’s even good news for owners of existing Yale smart locks …

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August Stories July 18

August touts 1 million smart lock and door bell camera customers since 2013

The popular smart lock and doorbell camera maker, August, has today announced it has hit 1 million users. The milestone comes after August’s first smart lock hit the market back in 2013.

August Stories May 3

August Smart Locks upgraded with new Auto-Connect location-aware feature

August has released a new location-based feature for its latest smart locks today called Auto-Connect.

August Stories March 8

Perhaps fearing competition from Amazon’s acquisition of Ring last month, August today announced they are adding free cloud storage for customers of August Doorbell Cam and August Doorbell Cam Pro.

With the new ‘Basic August Video Recording’ subscription, the doorbells will save the last 24 hours of video to August’s servers, with access to view it through the August app. Premium paid plans offer larger storage quotas.

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August Stories February 5

August unveiled its latest generation of smart locks and doorbells last fall with its improved Pro lineup, and we’ve had a chance to test out some of the new features. Smart Lock Pro includes upgraded internals and Z-Wave Plus support, while Doorbell Cam Pro adds a useful floodlight for scaring off intruders and seeing visitors in the dark. Check out our hands-on below:

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August Stories January 9

As CES 2018 continues, August today has announced a partnership with Deliv, bringing in-home delivery options to users of August smart locks, as well as Yale residential and commercial locks. Called August Access, the service will allow “any retailer to offer their customer the option of secure in-home delivery.”

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