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Dog and Bone LockSmart: The padlock rethought

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Dec 19, 2015.

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    It’s amazing what manufacturers have turned into “connected” devices and many of them, for example Bluetooth-enabled toothbrushes, seem more like “me-too” attempts to attract attention rather than real product improvements. Not so today’s product which is a great enhancement of a device I’ve never thought needed to be connected: The good, ol’ fashioned padlock.

    Dog and Bone, an Australian company that started out making cellphone cases (and obviously enjoys Cockney rhyming slang; “dog and bone” equates to “phone”) have recently started selling LockSmart, a Bluetooth LE-enabled padlock and I’d suggest that it’s a really useful rethink of how to interact with a pretty old technology.

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