The next generation of Yale smart locks just arrived. Available today, Yale’s Assure Lock 2 lineup features a slimmer design, broader smart home compatibility, and a better fit for large doors. Plus, they don’t require a Wi-Fi Connect Bridge, so you can use them out the box without any hassle.
According to Yale, the Assure Lock 2 lineup uses a design that’s 30% smaller than previous offerings. Still, these products are compatible with Yale’s add-on modules, which let you change connectivity options on the fly.
Most buyers won’t need these add-on modules, because the Assure Lock 2 lineup comes standard with Bluetooth and HomeKit compatibility (along with the standard Google Assistant, Alexa, SmartThings, and so on). Notably, the added HomeKit functionality lets you unlock your door with an Apple Watch. (But if a HomeKit user wants to control their Assure Lock 2 when away from home, they need a HomePod.)
Note that Yale offers its Assure Lock 2 in four different designs:
- Keypad Deadbolt
- Touchscreen Deadbolt
- Key-Free Keypad Deadbolt
- Key-Free Touchscreen Deadbolt
And as previously…
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