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Google is working on a technology that will automatically unlock the doors on your property whenever a person walks in.
The technology is being developed to help homeowners get rid of locked doors when they move, according to the company’s CEO, Marc Benioff.
“If you don’t lock your doors, if you don and you want to do that, you have to go out, open the door, lock it and go through,” Mr Beniof told Australian Financial Review.
“You have to take a few steps back and make sure you’re not knocking on the door.”
Google’s automated door locks are currently available for $19 a pop, and will be available to the public in the US later this year.
Google’s system, which is expected to be available in the UK and Australia, will be similar to the technology in use in many European countries.
“It is a completely new technology, and we expect it to take off quickly,” Mr Benjamin said.
“But it will take some time for it to scale to the whole world, which we hope to do very soon.”
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