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With ‘Connected by August,’ Yale Locks Dominate Residential Access Control

By Julie Jacobson · September 26, 2018 • ‘Connected by August’ brings top access-control platform to Yale’s large variety of residential smart locks that support virtually every major (and secondary) home automation standard.

August Now Provides 24 Hours of Free Video Storage with Doorbell Cams

By CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2018 • Acquired by Assa Abbloy last year, August now offers 24 hours of free video storage for doorbell cams, which previously carried a fee for saving any amount of surveillance footage.

ASSA ABLOY Bids to Acquire August Home

By CE Pro Editors · October 19, 2017 • ASSA ABLOY, whose brands include Yale Locks, has entered into an agreement to purchase August Home for its smart lock and smart doorbell products.

Nest’s New Security and Home Automation System: Implications for Thread, Weave, Insurtech

By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2017 • Nest Secure, a new UL-listed DIY security and home automation system with professional monitoring by MONI, seems humdrum until you consider implications for IoT protocols Thread and Weave, as well as smart-home installers and the insurance industry (insurtech). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Automated Door Locks Flood CES 2013: How Smart are They?

By Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2013 • Following leaders Schlage, Kwikset, Black & Decker and Yale, numerous start-ups introduced automated door locks at CES 2013. Here's the round-up.

Yale Door Locks: Is NFC the Next Big Thing in Home Tech?

By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2011 • Yale demos first consumer-grade lock with near field communication - just hold a smartphone near the lock, and the latch responds.

Yale Bows Automated Locks with ZigBee, Control4 Integration

By Julie Jacobson · September 23, 2010 • Yale's ZigBee-enabled electronic door locks can be opened, closed, delayed, monitored and otherwise automated via smart phone, Internet or remote control; touchpad locks are virtually indestructible.