Kwikset® Kevo™ Wins Last Gadget Standing Competition At 2014 Consumer
Bluetooth® Enabled Smart Lock Proves Innovative Among Technology Experts
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2014
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a four-minute presentation
to a room filled with hundreds of technology experts and enthusiasts, Kwikset®
Kevo™ was voted the winner of the 2014 Last Gadget Standing award at the
Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Kwikset®, a leading brand of the
Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings
(NYSE:SPB), launched the first-to-market Bluetooth enabled smart lock in
October of 2013 to further extend its innovative suite of smart, simple and
"We are so honored to have won this award, mostly because it was voted on by
attendees at CES, the largest technology tradeshow of the year," said Keith
Brandon, director residential access solutions. "To hear the crowd cheer Kevo
to victory was exciting for the whole team. Kwikset looks forward to
continuing to produce the utmost in innovative security products."
While at CES, Kwikset also announced that in the summer of 2014, they will
continue to lead the smart lock category with the release of its remote access
locking and unlocking technology powered by the Bluetooth Enabled Kevo
Gateway. This advancement will allow current and future Kwikset Kevo
homeowners to lock and unlock remotely with just their smartphone, further
enhancing their Kwikset Kevo experience from near or far.
In addition to the Last Gadget Standing award, Kwikset Kevo has also won an
Innovations Award, the This Old House Top 100 Award, and the Mark of
To learn more about the Kevo technology, visit www.kwikset.com/kevo. For high
resolution images and product requests, visit kwiksetpresskit.com. Interviews
with Kwikset and UniKey executives are available upon request.
Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) is a major manufacturer and supplier of
residential locksets, residential builders' hardware and faucets with a
portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National
Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™ and EZSET®. HHI is a leader in its key
markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada
residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S.
builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential
hardware (Fanal), and #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister).Headquartered in
Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates
manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and
Asia.To learn more about Kwikset, visit http://kwiksetpresskit.com/
About Spectrum Brands
HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Spectrum
Brands is a global, diversified consumer products company and a leading
supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders'
hardware and faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products,
small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home
pest control products, and personal insect repellents. Spectrum Brands employs
over 12,500 employees worldwide and sells to the top 25 global retailers with
products in more than one million stores.
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