Kwikset Launches Keyless Touchpad Deadbolt

Kwikset recently released its SmartCode Signature Series, a keyless entry deadbolt that features a touchpad design, eliminating the need to carry keys.SmartCode Signature Series, which is available in Polished Brass, Venetian Bronze and Satin Nickel, incorporates the company’s SmartKey technology with BumpGuard protection. Additionally, when a renter moves, a property manager can change the code and re-key the lock without having to call a locksmith.The deadbolt is also accessible with a key when needed. The system allows property owners and managers the ability to create two access codes—one for everyday access and a secondary code, which can easily be changed, for temporary access.SmartCode Signature Series requires no hard wiring and is powered by batteries. It features a motorized deadbolt for one-touch locking, and a backlit keyboard is designed to provide convenient access at night. The system fits all standard doors, and it passes the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Grade 1 lock-picking