August unveils $49 Connect accessory to its Smart Lock

August Connect for Smart Lock, unlock the August Smart Lock wirelessly and customize enhanced & security level with private API.

August Connect for Smart Lock

August, a smart lock maker company, has announced its a new accessory called the Connect, a Wi-Fi device that plug into your power outlet and connect to August Smart Lock via Bluetooth connectivity.

With the Connect, users will have the ability to unlock the door wirelessly and can control the lock with mobile app (available in Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android). And the Connect accessory will also bring internet connection to your Smart Lock.

In the announcement, the August company also introduced new private API, let trusted partners to access and control the Smart Lock. By that, users have ability to customize enhanced and security level for your door lock with other devices.

The company says the Connect accessory will be available for selling in the middle of February for $49.99.