Cyclists looking for a smarter way to secure their bike might be interested in a new system called Lock8 which is this month launched on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website.
The new Lock8 security system for your bike allows you to use your smartphone as a wireless key to enable access or lock the rear wheel of your bike in place and has been designed to revolutionise the way people think about bicycle security. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about the new Lock8 bike security system and see it in action.
Using the Lock8 smartphone application you can control the sensitivity of the system along with the ability to increase or decrease the alarms loudness to suit your needs. The Lock8 companion application also allows you to monitor the battery life of the smart lock as well as allow you to lock or unlock you’re smart bike lock without the need to carry any key or chunky traditional bicycle locks.
The new bike Smart Lock is compatible with 95 percent of all bicycles worldwide that have two connecting stays on the back wheel. The Lock8 project is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production. So if you think Lock8 is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help Lock8 become a reality.
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