Lockitron Bolt

Unlock your door with your phone for only $99

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Jason Shellen
Jason Shellen@shellen · Founder/Product leader
How is this different from the original Lockitron (that I'm still waiting on)?
Jack Smith
Jack SmithPro@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
@shellen that's what I was thinking. Isn't this what was announced and available for order a year ago?
Paul M. Gerhardt
Paul M. GerhardtMaker@pmg · Founder, Lockitron
@shellen Bolt is the new Lockitron. It's 50% smaller, get's twice the battery life, uses Bluetooth 4.1, and starts at $99. If you pre-ordered the original Lockitron last year we will automatically upgrade your purchase to Bolt and ship it with the companion Bridge.
Paul M. Gerhardt
Paul M. GerhardtMaker@pmg · Founder, Lockitron
@_jacksmith Not quite. We have more details here: http://blog.lockitron.com/post/1...
Jason Shellen
Jason Shellen@shellen · Founder/Product leader
@pmg Thanks, however, I just looked up my original order date: February 3rd, 2013. Two years later, I'm being upgraded but no word on ship date. When can I expect a Bolt?
Paul M. Gerhardt
Paul M. GerhardtMaker@pmg · Founder, Lockitron
@shellen general availability is in Spring, 2015 - preview and developer kit's (limited availability) begin shipping in March.
Mesh Lakhani
Mesh Lakhani@meshlakhani · Founder, Futureinvestor.co
So new product, that still hasn't shipped yet, but on preorder... At this point wouldn't make sense to just sell the product when it's available?
Matt
Matt@mzuvella · Director of Marketing @ FamePick
@meshlakhani Tell that to Kickstarter and the $1B they raised last year.
Tyler Howarth
Tyler Howarth@tylr · Designer at Airbnb
Proofread your copy :) I spotted multiple typos.
Cameron Robertson
Cameron RobertsonMaker@ccamrobertson · Founder, Lockitron
@tylr thanks, some frustrating caching issues have kept some of them around far longer than they should have been.
Matt
Matt@mzuvella · Director of Marketing @ FamePick
I'm still a supporter! Fantastic idea (much easier install than August) and the team behind it. Home automation industry is about to blow up, would love to see these guys ride the wave.
bradherman
bradherman@bradherman · Sr Eng @ Hired, Cofounder @ Soothe - SF
@mzuvella sorry, but the new version is a full lock replacement, just like goji, august, etc.
Johnny Quach
Johnny Quach@johnnyquachy · VP Product @ AIrhelp
@pmg I assume this is a newer version of lockitron. I emailed care awhile back with images of my lock and they never got back to me. I live in a loft and we have speciality locks that are quite different. Here are some images http://imgur.com/pcn51X3,nRfjJwy will this version of lockitron work for it? If not will you ever make a version that works this type of lock?
Paul M. Gerhardt
Paul M. GerhardtMaker@pmg · Founder, Lockitron
@johnnyquachy Sadly no. Bolt works with through-hole locks while yours is a mortise (slightly less common.)