Smart door locks may be the biggest surprise home automation trend this year.
Schlage Camelot Touchscreen
Kwikset Z-Wave and ZigBee Locks
Yale Real Living Locks
Poly-Control
Lockitron
Remotizer
RemoteLock by LockState Connect
Unikey
 
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Unikey

UniKey was all set to exhibit at Eureka Park during CES 2013, but at the last minute, they sealed a deal with Kwikset to add Bluetooth capabilities to Kwikset’s suite of smart locks.
With the UniKey technology, the Kwikset locks will enable users to grant access codes to guests, who then need only have a Bluetooth phone in the vicinity to unlock the door.
http://www.unikey.com

OVERVIEW:
Native Communications: Bluetooth
Integration friendliness: 0/5 (standalone solution, although Kwikset will probably bring more to the table)
Retrofit: Replaces virtually all doors and locks, even non-standard
Keyless entry: Bluetooth
Aesthetics/finish options: 5/5 (assuming it will be implemented into existing Kwikset hardware)
Bonus points: 0

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