Kwikset Connects Kevo Smart Lock With Android Lollipop

Lake Forest-based door lock maker Kwikset---which has recently launched into the smartphone-connected door lock market with its Kevo smart lock--said Thursday that it has connected its door lock with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Kwikset said that users can now download a beta, Kevo app through Google Play, which allows users to control the lock via their smartphone. the company said it will continue to enhance performance and functionality of its official app, but will supply the new software for Android L devices such as the new Google Nexus 6 phones and Nexus 9 tablets. The new lock uses Bluetooth proximity sensors to unlock a door for users.