Kwikset Expands Popular SmartCode Product Line with New Contemporary Styles

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 10, 2017) – Today, Kwikset® reveals the expansion of its SmartCode™ product portfolio to building, architecture and design media. The popular product line which features connected and standalone smart locks, will now include contemporary styles of best-selling smart locks SmartCode 913, SmartCode 914 with Z-Wave HomeConnect™ Technology, SmartCode 915 and SmartCode 916 with Z-Wave HomeConnect Technology, all manufactured by Kwikset, #1 selling U.S. lock manufacturer of smart locks Made for the World You Live In™.

The contemporary versions of push-button deadbolts SmartCode 913 and 914 and touchscreen deadbolts SmartCode 915 and 916 will bring modern design coupled with innovative technology and trusted security to style conscious homeowners interested in the smart home.

“With more and more homeowners adopting smart home technology each year, we want to ensure Kwikset provides a unique smart lock solution for every homeowner and every type of design aesthetic,” says Keith Brandon, Kwikset Vice President of Residential Access Solutions, Spectrum Brands Inc. – Hardware and Home Improvement Division. “With the expansion of our SmartCode portfolio to include contemporary styles, we are giving the style conscious consumer a well-designed smart lock backed by a trusted name in home security.”

FEATURES AND CONSUMER BENEFITS

Contemporary Style: The sleek push-button and touchscreen smart locks feature a minimalist metal interior with a sleek rectangular shape. The new, stylish smart locks blend with the linear details of any modern or contemporary home. The smart locks are available in Polished Chrome, Satin Nickel, Venetian Bronze and Polished Brass finishes.

Smart Home Compatibility: SmartCode 914 and SmartCode 916 feature Kwikset’s HomeConnect technology, ensuring compatibility with popular Z-Wave security and smart home automation systems to help homeowners create a fully connected smart home. The connected smart locks will feature the new Z-Wave 500 chip, as well. SmartCode 913 and SmartCode 915 are standalone smart lock solutions that use push-button and touchscreen keypads, respectively, to give homeowners the convenience of keyless entry without the investment in a connected system.

Key-Free Convenience: The new contemporary designs will hold 16 unique access codes for standalone smart locks and 30 codes for connected products, providing convenient keyless entry using the keypad or touchscreen interfaces.

Patented, Trusted Security: Smart Code 913, 914, 915 and 916 will all feature the latest version of the Kwikset patented SmartKey® security. The advanced SmartKey security provides strong resistance against torque attacks, passes the most stringent lock-picking standards (UL 437, par 11.6.) and utilizes BumpGuard™ to prevent lock bumping.

SmartCode 915 and 916 deadbolts also features SecureScreen™ technology, helping prevent against unwanted entry using patented security features. With SecureScreen, users are prompted to touch two random numbers before entering their access code as to encourage fingerprints across the screen.

The products will be available in 2017 at select retailers. The standalone products will retail for $119 MSRP and connected smart locks with Z-Wave technology at $249. To access images and request product for review, please visit kwiksetpresskit.com. For inquiries or to request additional information, please email kwikset@imre.com.

About Kwikset

Kwikset is the leading residential lock manufacturer, making homeowners feel safe since 1946. Kwikset works hard to understand the world you live in, so that we can do everything we can to protect it. The company’s unwavering commitment to meeting homeowners’ needs has inspired its innovative lock portfolio that includes patented SmartKey deadbolts, keyless entry combination locks, connected home technology, first-to-market smart lock, Kevo and a wide variety of styles and finishes. Our interior and exterior door products provide customers with the quality, technology, durability and style they want while guaranteeing the highest level of security. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Kwikset products are sold online and through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. Visit us at http://kwikset.com and http://kwiksetpresskit.com.

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