Schlage, a brand of Allegion that has been creating stylish, innovative door hardware for more than 95 years, will announce its newest smart lock, Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt at CES 2019. Featuring built-in WiFi connectivity, Schlage Encode is the brand’s next generation smart lock to enable secure remote access from anywhere, without the need for a hub.
Schlage Encode will initially be integrated to work with the Key app to provide homeowners with a convenient solution for access management that can be used without a camera or hub.
Schlage Encode is the newest connected device to enhance the brand’s portfolio of innovative smart locks. The deadbolt is easy to install, with a quick connection to in-home WiFi, to make it even more convenient for homeowners to have secure, remote access control.
The built-in technology eliminates the need for an additional hub – all you need is WiFi and the Key app to install and start using the lock. Customers can choose to add Amazon Cloud Cam to their Key Smart Lock Kit to monitor entries and deliveries but it is not required for the Schlage Encode to work.
Additionally, Ring customers will soon be able to lock and unlock their Schlage Encode direct from the live feed of their Ring doorbell or camera in the Ring app. Users can also enable the Key skill within their Alexa app to enjoy voice control of their lock.
Furthermore, Schlage will have an immense presence at CES this year, as the brand is also announcing the Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt with Z-Wave integration with the Ring Alarm system. Ring Alarm customers can link the Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt with Z-Wave to their Ring Alarm Base Station to add control to their Ring of Security.
This enables the lock and unlock features directly through the Ring App, and homeowners can also connect their Ring Alarm to Alexa-enabled devices for even more commands like “Alexa, lock the front door.”
The Schlage Encode WiFi Deadbolt is available for presale and will retail for $250 MSRP. In addition to the Key booth (#42320), the Schlage Encode will be on display at other partner booths at CES. Integration with the Ring App will additionally be available in the first quarter of 2019. The Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt with Z-Wave is available for sale nationwide for $199 MSRP.