Will Smartphones Replace Keys?

By Robert Vamosi | July 6, 2011 6:10:56 AM PDT

Add to the list of things your smartphone can do the ability to open doors. While established lock companies such as Schlage, a division of Ingersoll Rand, experiment with Internet-enabled home locks, your first encounter with such systems may be with your next hotel room stay.

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New Android App Opens Doors—Literally

By JDavis | March 22, 2011 8:41:00 AM PDT

Researchers have demonstrated an Android application that can digitally "pick" modern RFID/keycard locks on secured gates and doors.

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