Schlage, Amazon pair up for smart home offerings

DUBLIN — Allegion announced that one of its brands, Schlage, has teamed up with Amazon to offer a range of smart home products. As part of that partnership Schlage has introduced the Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt, Zigbee-certified with Amazon Key compatibility. The new lock is now available as part of the Amazon Key Smart Lock Kit. The deadbolt’s integration of Zigbee protocol allows customers to lock their doors while away from home via the Amazon Key app when paired to the Amazon Cloud Cam. Customers will receive real-time notifications, live streams and recorded clips to control and monitor guest access and optional in-home delivery without having to be there.