The Internet of Things - TEO: the padlock of the future

Published 01 August 2014

Posted by Tanya Weaver

Article tagged with: iot, product design, internet of things, cisco, padlock

With TEO your smartphone becomes your key

TEO (Transferable Electronic Operation) is a keyless padlock that can be locked and unlocked via a smartphone app or other Bluetooth enabled device.

TEO is a new ‘thing’ in the Internet of Things (IoT). This IoT term has been bandied about for some time and it’s at the point now where we can no longer close our ears to its chatter (look out for an IoT article in the July/August issue of Develop3D).

Similar to the August Smart Lock, TEO’s physical keys are replaced with a smartphone app.

“Keeping track of physical keys is a pain,” says Gord Duncan, TEO’s founder, who came up with the TEO idea whilst on holiday with his family in Costa Rica afraid that he was going to lose the keys to their SUV.

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