What is SmartKee?
There are more and more new websites emerging around the world. So if you want to log in different websites every day, the questions come often. "How can i remember those accounts and passwords? "
SmartKee is a revolutionary device that allows you to keep track of your Key. It will prevent you from leaving your key behind, so you will not have to awkwardly stand at the door searching for your key.
In addition, SmartKee comes with a free App for your phone, which records the time and place when you lost it.
If you misplace your key, you could make SmartKee ring by using the App to figure out the location of your Key.
If you misplace your phone, you could make phone ring by double clicking SmartKee button to figure out the location of your phone.
You could save all of your passwords into SmartKee device safely and easily. At the same time, SmartKee App keeps corresponding accounts independently, unlike other App which keeps all of your accounts and passwords. There are two disadvantages comparing with SmartKee:
1/ If you lose your phone, you would lose all of your accounts and passwords at the same time. Although they are encrypted, anyone could hack them by any means.
2/ If you want to back up your passwords, you will have to sync your password to the cloud. It is likely that other people would get your password by any means.
How does it work?
People may have more and more accounts and passwords during the development of internet. So it becomes hard to keep all of your accounts and passwords in mind. Many people worry to forget the password, so they will use same password. But it is unsafe to use only one same password. If you use other standalone App to record your account and password, you will have two disadvantages which mentioned above.
SmartKee App saves account and password into 2 locations separately. The account will be saved into App. The corresponding password will be saved into SmartKee device which is attached with your key.
So if you lost your phone or key, other people could only get one of them. Because account is separated with password, you could sync your account to Cloud safely. But you would ask yourself about "how can i back up my password safely?".
Yes, you could have another SmartKee: Auxiliary SmartKee besides Primary SmartKee which is usually attached with your key.
Auxiliary SmartKee is only for backing up the password. You could drop it in your home safely. Every week, you could sync the password which is located in Primary SmartKee to Auxiliary SmartKee easily.
Scenario 1: 2-ways anti-lost reminder
If you leave your key behind, your phone will let you know. If you leave your phone behind, your key will let you know. Your key and your phone will now be responsible for each other.
SmartKee App supports at most 5 SmartKee simultaneously. So you could attach SmartKee with your pet, luggage, key, kid, etc.
Scenario 2: Uh, where did it go?
If you misplaced your key, you can use the App to make your key ring. With a loud buzzer sound at a volume of over 85dB, you will have no trouble hearing it, even as far as 10 meters away. To allow for a more accurate hunt, the App will also show you the distance between your phone and your key. If you misplaced your phone, you can double click button of SmartKee to make your phone ring. So you could locate your phone easily.
Scenario 3: Saving password into your key
SmartKee device coms with a friendly App. You could save your account into SmartKee App and corresponding password into SmartKee device. The password will be encrypted by AES 256 encryption algorithm. So if anyone get the SmartKee, he could not get the password correctly. Because you save account and password into different locations, you would unlikely lost all of them at the same time. It is safer than other standalone App backing up account and password.
Other Features Of SmartKee
1. No Disturb Mode
When you are at office or at home, you may drop key on table and walk around in room. Your key will lost connection with your phone frequently and there will be many out of range warnings. When you enable no disturb setting, there will be no out of range warning even if you leave your key or phone behind. App's default no disturb interval is 21:00-07:00(next day). So when you sleep at nigh, you will not be disturbed by SmartKee.
2. Lost location information help you easily get key back
SmartKee App will record the location where you lost key last time. So you could open SmartKee App and figure out the location of your key.
3. Account will be synced to the cloud
When you add a new account, the account could be synced to the cloud. So you don’t have to worry that the account would be lost.
4. Password could be synced into another auxiliary SmartKee.
If you worry about losing SmartKee which keeps your encrypted passwords, you could use another auxiliary SmartKee to back up passwords.
5. Colorful SmartKee
There are 3 colors of SmartKee. That will make your key unique. The colors include orange, blue and pink.
6. Distance shows on App's dashboard
When you open App, you can figure out the distance between SmartKee and your phone by the App’s dashboard.
7. 3 Hours No Disturb Mode
If you are at office and have a meeting, you’d like not to be disturbed by SmartKee. You can temporarily disable anti-lost function for 3 hours. SmartKee App implements the function as following figure shows.
8. Reminder of luggage approaching
You could put SmartKee into luggage before you board a plane. When you get off a plane and your luggage with SmartKee is approaching to you, Your phone will push message to remind you that your luggage is approaching to you.
Specification Of SmartKee
SmartKee is a Bluetooth 4.0 device that connects with all current or future iPhone’s (4S, 5, 5S, 5C or later) and iPod Touch (5th generation or later). SmartKee also supports various Android phones that support Bluetooth 4.0 and Android 4.3, such as Samsung S(III,IV), Note (II, III) , HTC ONE, M8, LG G2, Sony Xperia Z series, Google Nexus 4, 5, Moto X, etc.
SmartKee comes in 3 colors: orange, blue and pink.
SmartKee contains a CR2025 coin cell battery.
SmartKee also has a buzzer, which ensures that you will be able to find it in any environment, a common example being the average traffic jam (85 dB).
SmartKee’s dimensions are 45mm*30mm*9mm
SmartKee weighs 5g.
SmartKee consists of high quality materials, such as ABS.
We Need Your Support!
The idea was born in March 2014. The SmartKee was created from our personal desire to keep password easily and safely.
We were determined to bring the SmartKee to its highest level of efficiency, perfected design and a series of fully tested prototypes.
At this point we really need your help. With the funds collected from pre-orders we will be able to acquire a large volume of top quality components, launch production and supply SmartKee at the lowest possible price.
Chase Sokolow is our market manager. Chase Sokolow graduated from New College of Florida in 2010 with a degree in Chemistry. After graduation he moved to China to pursue a career in education. Chase served as a professor at both the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Dalian Neusoft University of Information before moving to Shanghai to pursue a career in marketing. Chase became SmartWallit’s marketing director in 2012 and assists in their understanding of chinese market. He is charge of product concept and market. And he has experience of defining new product, especially consumer electronics. He has many excellent ideas and would like to create innovative product. He is Apple enthusiast and would like to make APPLE accessory. Also , he is good at market.
David Newnam, software engineer, he is good at software integration and application. Before he joined SmartWallit Inc., he worked for many consumer electronics companys, such as Freescale, and he has over 8 years experience on software development. He has technical research experience ranging from Android APP to IOS APP.
Most of the hard work related to the SmartKee has been completed. This means that we have several samples of the assembled boards and prototypes of the product. Also, we have nearly finished the coding of the iOS and Android application. After that is completed, we will work on product certification, product manufacturing, and technical support.
Use of funds
1)Production tooling and packaging design
3)iOS/Android App development
Q: What is the storage capacity of the SmartKee? 512MB / 1GB or more for example?
A: Most of Passwords are very short, such as, 6 or 8 characters. The capacity is only 1KB. But that's enough if you have less than 30 group passwords.
Q: How is it stored? Flash memory, SD card?
A: 1KB NVM in SmartKee.
Q: What does that equate to in terms of quantity of passwords it can store? 10, 50, 100, unlimited?
A: Current is 20. But if more people like this idea, we will increase to 50.
Q: How does the process work, step by step? Literally walk me through it as if it's in front of me.
A: 1)You should log into App if you want to see the password. 2) Then you will see 20 group accounts/passwords, but the passwords are empty until you upload from SmartKee.
Q: Where does the encryption/decryption take place? On the phone or the SmartKee?
A: App encrypts password by AES 256 algorithm. So the process is on the phone.
Q: Is the transmission (not the data) between the phone & SmartKee encrypted and if so, by what method and with which key?
A: BT4.0 technology is safe and will manage the safety of transmission. You can google that to know more about BT4.0 safety.
Q: How long does it last?
A: 2 months.
Q: When i replace the battery, the password in SmartKee will be lost?
Risks and challenges
We believe that SmartKee’s battery life is extremely important, so we will continue to improve the power efficiency of SmartKee.
There are many unexpected warning about other brand's anti-lost device. We would dig into this problem and work hard to reduce the unexpected warning.
Shipment maybe a problem. So we will deal with the shipment and make sure that the shipment is on time.
- (45 days)