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eBook: Smart-Home Security Report 2016

eBook: Smart-Home Security Report 2016

Prepared by the security consultancy group IFSEC Global through a joint effort with ASSA ABLOY, the “Smart-Home Security Report 2016” eBook is available as a complimentary download in convenient PDF format. Authored by IFSEC Global editor Adam Bannister, the report presents a comprehensive view of smart door locks through the collective polling of hundreds of would-be adopters in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa—against the backdrop of the emerging Internet of Things.

The Internet of Things infographic

As the scope of the Internet of Things continues to expand, secure and smart door locks for the home are certain to be a key part of the landscape.

Among the many questions the report sought to answer: What types of functionality would homeowners value in a smart digital door lock? Would they prefer to unlock their front door with a card or fob, to use a PIN code, or a smartphone? How much are they willing to spend? Toward that goal, the primary research was conducted and the cumulative results were organized into the following sections:

  1. What should a digital door lock do?
  2. Digital versus mechanical security
  3. App functionality
  4. Who gets in—and how to change it
  5. Installation
  6. Powering the lock
  7. Where to buy?
  8. Concluding comments & key facts


Download: Smart-Home Security Report 2016

The Smart-Home Security Report 2016 eBook is an easy download and convenient read from any device.

Incorporated into the report are key takeaways, including the following salient point: The majority of those polled welcomed the emergence of digital access control for their home. You can get the entire story by downloading your copy of the complimentary report here from the ASSA ABLOY website.

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The ASSA ABLOY family of trusted locking brand

The ASSA ABLOY family of trusted locking brands includes Yale, Mul-T-Lock, TESA, KESO, Vachette, NEMEF, and FAB.

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety, and convenience. Since its formation in 1994, ASSA ABLOY has grown from a regional company into an international group with about 46,000 employees, operations in more than 70 countries and sales close to SEK 68 billion. In the fast-growing electromechanical security segment, the Group has a leading position in areas such as access control, identification technology, entrance automation, and hotel security.


The Editors

The Digitized House editorial team, based in Austin, Texas USA.