Hello Alfred and August Locks Join to Provide Handymen with Virtual Keys

By: Cadhla Gray - Oct 17, 2015
References: helloalfred & psfk
This clever collaboration between Hello Alfred and August Locks provides handymen with virtual keys so that they can enter a house to take care of things without the owner needing to be there. While this may sound like a risky situation at first, it's important to note that 'Hello Alfred,' the company providing the services, has a thorough vetting process for all home managers. Whether it is to clean up, fix a leaky faucet or do the laundry, August Locks can provide virtual keys for all "Alfreds."

This partnership is the next step in smart homes -- integrating human services with advanced technology. Using their smartphone as the key, the Alfreds are greeted by the doorbell camera as well, ensuring users can monitor everything. Not only will this business collaboration benefit the busy homeowner but also services like Airbnb.