A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:
Proof of Concept
Explorations that test ideas and functionality.
Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.
Looks like the final product, but is not functional.
Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.
Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.
World’s smartest modular padlock.
How to fully enjoy life? Being carefree! That’s why we have created the smartest lock ever designed.
360lock is a smart, modular padlock. It’s fully customizable using the same technological core and it can be adapted to everyday action.
All in One!
Stop buying different locks for different scenarios. Now it’s time to go green! With one core, you can have multiple applications. It’s a universal solution for all your possible needs. You can use it as a standard padlock or you can plug our accessories: for locking your bike or keep your small objects safe!
How it works
360lock is smart! You can lock it and unlock it wireless through:
our dedicated app for Android and iOS (Bluetooth 4.0) for smart phones and watches;
We know you want to have complete control: through the app you’ll be able to check the logs of your lock and to share the access with your colleagues, guests or clients!
360lock is sophisticated and designed for the best experience.
Strong and resistant. The shackle is made of hardened steel and the body of aluminium alloy specific for smartlocks.
Water and dust proof. We wanted a full protection from atmosferic agents, so no sand or water will ever be able to make its way inside the lock! IP65.
Long-lasting Battery. We guarantee over 1000 openings and closings. You can check the status on a LED light on the lock or through the app and then simply charge it by USB.
Double Antenna. The device can be used by BLE 4.0 and RFID depending on the specific needs to use it by mobile app or smart card/key.
Blockchain integration. Thanks to a Blockchain system and advanced crypto codes the level of security is maximum: the lock is completely hacking proof and the operation will be certified on Ethereum!
Ethereum Blockchain, Incorruptibility and Certification
The cloud platform introduce a certification of the activities supported by the blockchain Ethereum. Locking/unlocking, sharing, introduction of new NFC Keys. The smart contract that we have developed permits to publish all the activities done by the users to guarantee it’s consistency and incorruptibility. The data are encrypted and the privacy of users is guaranteed as well and the communication protocol is supported by a tamperproof engineering.
Keywords: Modular and Convenient
You buy one core and you get multiple applications! It’s a universal solution for all your possible needs.
Module#1 – The classic lock. You can use it everyday as a standard lock with remote sharing features. It’s simply smarter! ;)
Module#2 – The Folding Bike Lock. The bike accessory is foldable, durable and it can be used both with bicycles and motorbikes.
Module#3 – The Security Case. You want to keep safe your phone while surfing? Or you just want to store the keys for your AirBnb apartment? You can do that with our Keycase: all your small belongings – credit cards, wallet, car keys – will be safe.
Inside every 360Lock bundles you will find:
We started from scratch, we studied and iterated the project till perfection. And finally we brought our dream all the way to the other side of the world, at the site for mass production engineering.
Now everything’s done: the molds are ready and tested, and 360lock is about to take off! We are ready to launch the production.
Pledge a little extras and personalize your 360 Lock! *Laser Watermark and Woodland Paint may be performed on the same piece (just add 35€ + 40€ to the pledge and point it out on notes when campaign ends!)
At the end of the campaign you’ll be able to select your color combination. No need to think about that right now. These will be the available color combinations:
The project will be empowered with a further extension module. The LTE alarm module will guarantee an higher safety standard due to its movement detection system and GPS. As soon as any hacking attempt comes, the module will send an alert by the SIM Card to the mobile numbers put in the app. The module will be also provided with a loud alarm system to discourage robbers. The module can be used stand alone or on doors or on cars or on any other place where unexpected movements have to be detected and communicated.
We are 4storm, a team of engineers and designers. As entrepreneurs we feel the responsability of improving our experience of life and we’ve always wanted to create products that enhance the way we interact with everything we love.
That’s why 360lock is born. We are professionals and we won’t let you down: if you support us, we’ll deliver to you the smartest locking device in the world.
Risks and challenges
We are aware that every project has inherent risks in itself. Our first goal was to minimize these before the launch of 360lock on Kickstarter. We’ve worked on the making of working and tested prototypes doing several release to check mechanics and electronic issues. Then we have proceeded with the industrialization of the product and the mould production and testing.
We have also finalized the product with industrial partner specialized in this type of products.
The high quality and reliability of our product is a “must” and not a “wish” for our team. Our goal towards you all is the lack of hidden critical issues.
For maximum transparency and honesty towards you buyers, we therefore specify that the possible problems are:
- from a software point of view the blockchain system based on Ethereum is in beta stage and we'll release the official version during the production stage. We plan to provide it as an option to avoid unexpected issues and permits to maintain same costs presented in the campaign.
- we need to collect enough orders to reach the first production lot. We’ll try to reduce this risks through the collection of others by shops and distributors.
- related to shipping risks: delivery delays / international delivery due to couriers and shipping costs due to customs.