Smart locks are electrically powered locks that can be operated wirelessly. Smart locks can be unlocked using a code, an app, your fingerprint, a fob, a home assistant, or a combination of these methods. As features of smart locks increase, power usage also increases, endangering the convenience of these devices. Furthermore, as smart lock applications proliferate, the need for low-power smart locks is essential.
In this article, we look at how Super Low power Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE enable smart locks to be more agile and reliable by demonstrating these features with a case study from Renesas.