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August Wi-Fi Smart Locks Are Now Directly Compatible with SmartThings

August Wi-Fi Smart Locks Are Now Directly Compatible with SmartThings

Oct 29, 2019

We’re thrilled to share news of our latest direct software integration —SmartThings! Samsung SmartThings is a centralized home automation platform that allows you to connect and manage your different devices through one simple app. All August locks, including August smart locks, are now compatible with Smartthings. Through this integration, we’re bringing the convenience of all August Wi-Fi smart locks, Yale’s Connected by August locks, and Emtek’s EMPowered Lock, directly to Samsung customers, allowing our hardware to be synced with a wide range of other products and providing even more flexibility in our customers’ lives. 


While the August Smart Lock Pro + Connect and Yale Locks have been compatible with SmartThings in the past, customers had to use Z-Wave or a Smartthing hub to integrate SmartThings to their locks. Now, you’ll be able to directly integrate any August lock (August Smart Lock Pro, August Smart Lock), any Yale Connected by August Lock (Assure Lock SL, Assure Lock Touchscreen, Assure Lever, and more), and Emtek’s Empowered Lock into SmartThings’ new integration framework with the included August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge—no SmartThings hub needed. This “SmartThings’ hub-less” capability will be available to August, Yale, and Emtek customers by CES in January 2020.


Within the SmartThings app, your experience entering and leaving your home becomes fully automated, with the same features and capabilities you’ve come to rely on with your August Wi-Fi smart lock, combined with the other devices you use to automate your home. SmartThings will show your front door status, initiate a lock or unlock, and sync with your other smart home devices to turn off the lights, pause your music, initiate security cameras, turn down the thermostat, and anything else you have connected in your home. 


If you’re looking to further simplify your life in the new year, look no further. Streamline your overloaded app library, let your devices work smarter for you, and enjoy even more peace of mind, convenience, and trusted security with August Wi-Fi smart locks, Yale, and Emtek.