Published On: Mon, May 20th, 2024

The black beauty of smart locking

Marc Sneath, Brand Manager at Black, introduces to readers the new name in smart locking – the Black X Smart Lock

Locking technology and innovation were in abundance at the recent Fensterbau exhibition in Nuremberg. One company stood out as it launched its new sleek smart lock. With impressive aesthetics backed by groundbreaking technology and security, the new Black X Smart Lock attracted significant interest from British visitors to the show.

Black may be a new name, but it has been created by an organization with a rich heritage in lock expertise through brands such as OnGuard and Magnum Secure Lock Systems. Marc Sneath, the Brand Manager for Black, shares the story of creating a smart locking system that aims to “Say goodbye to key hassles where security meets convenience.”

Step into the future of security and convenience with the Black X Smart Lock, where advanced technology meets sleek design for unmatched peace of mind. Say goodbye to the hassles of lost keys and the frustration of being locked out. Our Smart Lock technology revolutionises access to homes and offices, blending innovative AI eKey technology with personalised access control. Enjoy a world where your security is effortlessly managed at the tip of your fingers, offering smarter protection and unparalleled convenience.

Grant access with ease 

With the Black X Smart Lock, users can extend access to friends, family, or guests through a simple tap in our mobile app. Even if they don’t have the app installed, our AI eKey technology allows users to generate and send unique, one-time access codes, providing peace of mind and flexibility. Keep track of who comes and goes with our alert centre, ensuring the homeowner is always in the know.

Enhance your entryway  

The Black X Smart Lock can be complemented with additional keyless accessories for even more convenience. Whether it’s for the home, office, or Airbnb, our lock is designed to fit seamlessly into users’ lives. Installation is a breeze and can be retrofitted to replace the existing lock or fitted as standard to a new door.

The future of access control is here 

Embrace a smarter, safer future with the Black X Smart Lock. Our global collaboration has resulted in a lock that’s not just about security but about enhancing the everyday lives of users. Step into a world where access control is intelligent, convenient, and tailored to meet your needs. Welcome to the future, where the Black X Smart Lock opens more than just doors—it opens possibilities.

Unlock a world of convenience: secure and keyless door access via smartphone.

• Control the door from anywhere in the world with just a tap.

Universally compatible and replaces existing Euro profile door cylinders.

• Easy to install with no wiring or drilling required.

Transform your smartphone into a smart key for hassle-free access.

• Invite guests with ease: temporary and permanent access options available.

Stay informed with real-time notifications on door activity.

• Reliable security with a long-lasting, durable battery.

Elegantly designed to complement our home’s aesthetic.

To further enhance any installation, the Black X Keypad revolutionises the lock further with key code access for enhanced security and convenience. This elegantly crafted keypad allows for effortless entry by guests without the necessity of a smartphone or physical keys. Through the Black X App, the user can issue both unique temporary and permanent access codes to acquaintances, family, and service personnel such as renters, dog walkers, cleaners, and contractors, ensuring they can access the home with ease, even in the absence of the app. The advanced AI eKey technology facilitates the generation and distribution of these secure, one-time or ongoing access codes, providing a blend of convenience, security, and peace of mind.

The keypad is designed with LED backlighting for clear visibility of key codes under any lighting conditions. Its wireless and weatherproof design allows for discreet installation near the lock, ensuring optimal convenience without sacrificing style. It features an IP65 rating for dust and water resistance, guaranteeing durability against the elements and comes with a long battery life of up to two years, powered by 2 AAA batteries (included). The keypad utilises Bluetooth LE 5.0 technology, which offers a connectivity range of up to 10 meters.

Marc is looking forward to hearing from trade customers who would like to incorporate the Black X Smart Lock into their door offerings and from installers who are interested in promoting the lock as a retro-fit item. 

Tel: 07531 323 552