Wyze debuts smart deadbolt lock and wireless keypad
Smart home accessory maker Wyze has debuted a smart lock, which works with customers’ existing cylinder deadbolts. The Wyze Lock will cost $89, and it will be available for general sale in February. Users in the Early Access program can order it now through the Wyze mobile app.
The lock works with four AA batteries that need to be replaced three times a year. It requires the Wyze Lock Gateway, the Wi-Fi bridge, to be plugged into an outlet near the door (within 50 feet) for users to be able to remotely lock and unlock their doors through the Wyze app. The lock works with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, so if your home’s Wi-Fi or power is out, you can still have the Wyze Lock automatically lock and unlock when you’re near the door via your…