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Why the igloohome Smart Padlock is a cut above the rest
27 Nov, 2019   |   Smart Home, Property, Smart Access, Commercial, Residential, Smart Padlock

There's no doubt that there has been a rise in smart padlocks in the market. Offering convenience is at the heart of what we do, hence we identified that conventional padlocks weren't making the cut anymore. Fiddling with small key cylinders or numeric dials can be frustrating for many.  ... Read More

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Introducing the Deadbolt 2S Metal Grey
21 Oct, 2019   |   Keyless Access, Smart Home, Smart Lock, Smart Deadbolt

In case you didn't know, we just launched the Smart Deadbolt 2S in Metal Grey! Keeping to the sleek and minimalistic exterior of the Smart Deadbolt 2S, the latest version comes with improved features for greater convenience.  ... Read More

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The Rise of the Co-Living Industry
15 Mar, 2019   |   Smart Home, Property, Property Developer, Sharing Economy, Co-living

As the sharing economy takes over the real estate industry, communal living is in vogue again; presenting opportunities for individuals and smaller companies alike amidst the nascent co-living movement. ... Read More

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Sustainable & Smart Homes: Trends that will dominate in 2019
11 Feb, 2019   |   Technology, Smart Home

In the face of rapid climate change and diminishing natural resources, every industry under the sun is trying to make amends by adapting and introducing smarter, greener options for contemporary home owners. We are doing our best to reduce our carbon footprint in every step of the production and design process, to opt for durable items that are in line with our long-term needs, and to choose green over nature-harming materials. ... Read More

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Allianz Malaysia partners Singapore-based start-up igloohome to provide homeowners greater peace of mind.
23 Jan, 2019   |   Smart Home, Home Automation, Property

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The Greatest Advantages and Challenges of Living in a Smart House
22 Jan, 2019   |   Smart Home

Our generation lives in a very interesting time when all of our childhood tech fantasies have become a reality. Okay, teleportation is still in the realm of sci-fi, but all things considered, it’s safe to say that with this tempo, we will outpace Star Trek by a couple of centuries. It’s only natural then that this rampant development found a way into our homes and profoundly changed the way we live. So, what does it mean to “live in a smart home”, and are there some things we should beware? Let’s try to find out. ... Read More

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Smart Gadgets for the Elderly
6 Sep, 2018   |   Technology, Smart Home, Home Automation, Smart Lock, Smart Mortise

An ageing population is not uncommon in a number of developed countries around the world. ... Read More

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Smart Keybox 2: When & Where To Use It
7 Jul, 2018   |   Technology, Locks, Smart Home, Smart Keybox, Digital Lock, Home Automation, Home Improvement, Case Studies

If you've been following us for awhile, you'll know that we have a Smart Keybox. The igloohome Smart Keybox was designed with the short-term vacation rental host in mind. Meant as your 24/7 receptionist, it eliminates the hassle of key handovers at awkward timings of the day.   ... Read More

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Door Compatibility Guide & Common Terms - Switching to Smart Locks
2 Jul, 2018   |   Lock Installation, Smart Home, Digital Lock, Home Automation, Home Improvement, Smart Lock, Smart Deadbolt, Smart Mortise

Everyday we speak with customers who wonder if their doors are suitable for smart locks. While you can get the specifications on our website, we thought we'd dive deeper into door compatibility. If you're looking to install an igloohome smart lock, then this post will explain further for clarity. ... Read More

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Father's Day Gift Guide!
12 Jun, 2018   |   Technology, Smart Home, Home Automation, Home Improvement, Gift Guides

Does daddy dearest have a mild or serious case of tech fever? With Fathers' Day around the corner, we've compiled a special gift guide so you don't have to think too hard. ... Read More

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Smart Home Trends: What's In?
5 Jun, 2018   |   Technology, Smart Home

The Smart Home sector is one of the fastest growing markets. With new disruptive technology releases every day, it can be hard to keep up with it all. We're becoming increasingly dependant on smart home devices, thus fueling their popularity. Here are some trends to watch, and even jump on! ... Read More

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Top Smart Home Podcasts you should tune in to
30 May, 2018   |   Technology, Smart Home, Home Automation, Home Improvement

Podcasts provide information in the form of episodes via digital audio. It's just like listening to the radio, except there's minimal singing in these ones. They allow us to easily process a large amount of information on the go. Podcasts are also hugely popular in the US and it's easier than ever to find a suitable topic of interest. ... Read More

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A Beginner's Guide to Home Automation
28 May, 2018   |   Technology, Smart Home, Home Automation

The idea of a smart home may have been a far-fetched one decades ago. With the proliferation of new smart home tech bursting into the scene now, turning your home into a smart one has never been easier. ... Read More

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Should you go keyless?
22 May, 2018   |   Smart Home, Home Automation, Smart Lock

Locks have been the icon of home safety for the longest time. It only makes sense for us to have one on our doors, and it acts as a strong deterrent for burglary (even though burglary doesn't just happen with a pick of the lock). ... Read More

How smart access helps with co-living
How Smart Access Helps with Co-living & Co-working Spaces
4 May, 2018   |   Airbnb, Locks, Smart Home, Tips, Home Automation, Home Improvement, In the Media, Smart Lock

In the era of the sharing economy, everything from bikes, to homes, to office space are being shared. Smart access is changing the landscape of co-living and co-working spaces. This sort of integration allows us to do more with less - making convenience a key factor in the way we work and play. ... Read More