We also know that Lockitron is currently available for preorder for $179 and summer market debut. The suggested retail price for the UniKey has been reported around $149 to $199, but neither the final price nor the ship date of the Kevo has been confirmed by Kwikset or Weiser. We will report back as more information becomes available. Lockmakers Kwikset and Weiser tease a new door lock with Unikey's smartphone-based locking tech. Joining Apigy's Lockitron, the Kevo represents another attempt to link door-entry management to your smartphone.
The core technology behind Kevo comes from a company called UniKey, which was featured last year on ABC's startup competition show "Shark Tank." The idea is that a UniKey-powered door lock allows you to open the lock simply by touching it when you're carrying a UniKey-enabled smartphone or an included key fob, The technology also lets you assign access to others who have a UniKey-compatible smartphone, Be writer iphone case respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic, We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read, Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion..
The news came during Google's developer conference, Google I/O, in San Francisco. The confab made headlines around the world last year with the surprise debut of Google's wearable, Internet-enabled Glass via an extreme sports spectacle. Since that time, Google has released Glass to a limited number of people in its "Explorer" program, and Google co-founder Sergey Brin has said that pricing and availability of Google Glass will be announced by the end of the year. While Google's Internet-connected eyewear has generated a lot of buzz, it's still too early to know if it will take off. But an increasing number of apps, while often limited in functionality, is a good sign. Along with the software announced Thursday, many more developers are working on creating apps for Glass. And Google also confirmed it has video streaming and a development kit for Glass in the works.
Facebook's app allows users to upload photos from Google Glass directly to their Facebook timeline and add descriptions just by saying the information out loud, Twitter's app lets people tweet photos and text, as well as reply to, retweet, or "favorite" tweets and notifications, The Evernote app currently includes a couple of features writer iphone case for users, They can quickly capture photos or short videos and send them to their Evernote account from the Google Glass sharing menu, They also can choose a note from Evernote Web and send it directly into the Glass Timeline so it's available in their field of view when needed..
CNN Glass users can set up different news alerts and the time they'll receive those, such as getting only sports news at 7 a.m., and they can either read stories or listen to summaries, as well as view photos and watch video clips. A CNN representative noted that the app was developed as an experiment by Turner's emerging technologies group to learn how early adopters use and interact with news on the device. And Elle, the magazine owned by Hearst, curates content from Elle's most widely read and shared sections. Users can browse headlines and photos, as well as share stories with friends, listen to posts out loud, or save them to be read later.