Designer Yves Behar talks smart locks, Apple

The famed product creator talks about his newest devices at startup August, as well as the design areas he’d love to tackle.

CNET October 14, 2015

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Designer Yves Behar talks smart locks, wearables and Apple (Q&A)

The famed product creator sits down with CNET to talk about his newest devices at startup August, as well as the design areas he’d love to tackle.

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August Smart Lock works with Siri

The new August Smart Lock has Home Kit integration and lets you lock or unlock with Siri voice commands. There is also a new keypad and a doorbell camera so you can securely let visitors into your home, even when you’re not there.

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