Bike safety experiences a new dimension with innovative Smart Lock functions. Your everyday bike life is more convenient – because you no longer need to search for a key. Your bike is more reliably protected against theft – technologies interlink, new safety functions are created.
A smart bike lock is trendy. We will show you which electronic functions make your bike lock more comfortable and safer.
Automatic locking and keyless opening
Smart bike locks can do without the conventional key. The connection to a smartphone app opens and closes the digital bike lock. This is done either manually by pressing a button on the smartphone or directly on the lock, or fully automatically without another handle. As if by magic. Behind it is usually the Bluetooth technology which connects the smart bike lock and your smartphone reliably.
With numerous setting options in an associated app, for example, you can adjust the distance to open and close and when to perform an automatic operation. Gain maximum comfort that is ideal for your everyday life.
This comfortable and keyless solution as with cars is a relief for any cyclist. By controlling the smart bike lock via an app on your smartphone, you always have your digital key, and you do not even have to get it out of your pocket, depending on the lock model. One or more tattered keys in the jacket pocket are a thing of the past. Often, several bike locks can also be controlled with an app, so that all devices are operated with one device.
Alarm through integrated motion sensors
Another really useful extension are alarm systems that are installed directly in the bike lock. With an alarm, your bike is intelligently protected from thieves. Due to the surprise effect and the high volume of the alarm thieves are being interrupted.
In addition, you will receive an instant notification on your smartphone about the attempted theft. So you are always informed in real-time and needless worry about your bike. If it is a false alarm, there are usually different ways to end it: directly on the lock or via the control on the smartphone. To reduce the false alarm rate, smart motion sensors are used. Some of the smart bike locks then distinguish between a genuine theft attempt due to sustained jarring and minor jarring, e.g. a ball. This Smart Lock feature helps to alert passers-by to a real theft attempt and you are only informed in case of emergency.
Tracking – Locate your bike
For bike lovers with a high level of safety, GPS solutions are well suited. If a GPS tracker is installed directly in the frame lock, for example, there is a high probability that the thief will not recognize it and therefore will not remove it. The location accuracy for a stolen wheel is one to ten meters. However, the quality, the battery performance and the range of functions currently vary greatly, so a comparison before buying is worthwhile.
Combining mechanical and electronic security
In addition, mechanical protection must not fade into the background. The choice of materials, such as hardened steel and robust plastics, meet the same high safety criteria for the smart bike lock as its classic representative. Therefore, pay attention to high-quality materials when buying a smart bike lock. The Smart Lock functions like the alarm, the GPS tracking or the automatic mode serve as additional protection and increase the comfort.
In addition, also pay attention to the battery power. The more functions a smart bike lock has installed, the higher the requirements for battery performance. Many Smart Lock functions consume a lot of energy. Therefore, you should pay attention to long battery life and energy-saving options so that you do not lose comfort.
Equip your bike or e-bike with a digital bike lock, increase the protection for your bike. Thieves not only have to overcome the mechanical protection, but also the electronic protection: alarm system, GPS tracker and smart networked devices make it for thieves almost impossible!
The bike lock I LOCK IT combines many of these smart lock functions and is designed for the highest safety standards.
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