U-tec, a Smart Home Company has launched a crowdfunding campaign at Indiegogo to raise funds and backers for their project, Ultraloq UL3 BT. Ultraloq is world’s first of its kind, smart lever lock that works on a technology that uses Bluetooth, fingerprint and touchscreen. Rightly named, its innovative technology designed to be real keyless and smart.
To unlock the Ultraloq Smart Lock, you can simply use your fingerprints, passcode, key or smartphone. Users can simply knock and unlock it when required.The highly promising campaign at Indiegogo started with a goal of raising $20000 has raised almost 63% of target in 3 days by 56 backers so far. As the project is ready for pre-orders through the campaign, the delivery will begin in July 2016.
The smart lock uses an advanced fingerprint identification technology. It uses a scratchproof, dustproof and waterproof material for the fingerprint grid to make unlocking easier and secure. Each device can enrol up to 95 fingerprints and identifies the owner and their family in less than 0.5 seconds. It is supported by the Bluetooth 4.0 low energy connectivity that makes the use of a smart phone as the key. The smart lock is designed to have IP65 rating protection from total dust ingress and water jets from any direction. It is ideal for both indoor and outdoor installation. With a fully equipped team of engineers, designers, marketers etc, U-tec ensures that the products are of highest quality and cost effective solution accessible to everyone.
As a backup, the Ultraloq comes with 3 mechanical keys with keyhole positioned at a hidden angle on the bottom to give extra security. Another distinctive speciality of the phone provides anti-peep password mechanism where the users can enter the real password embedded in any number of random digits, making it difficult for onlookers to understand the real password. The lock comes with a supporting app for the phone which gives the users an access to the users to view logs, users and even clone users in one go for a new installation.
The makers have also kept the requirement of non-smartphone users in mind and created an interactive display to unlock using fingerprint or code and user management as well. The technology and strong design of the lock is supported by world’s best chip provider to ensure the inside of lock as stable and strong as the outside of it. Its auto relock, sense on and touch one features along with others make it stand out amongst the competitors in the industry. The easy to install lock comes with self-help instruction suitable for doors with thickness of 35mm – 44mm.
Backers can raise flexible fund for the project and get the lock with three different colour options of Satin Nickel, Bright bronze and Aged Brass in featured early bird prices starting from $99 USD +Shipping for 1 lock upto $5232 for 48 locks, to see more options checkout Ultraloq UL3 BT fundraiser.