These entrepreneurs want to make the physical keychain obsolete.
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Smarke: Lose your keys, permanentlyIn today's society most people keep better track of their cellphones than their house keys, inspiring two Lebanese entrepreneurs to find a new age solution to an age-old problem. Charly Bousaid and Hady Abdelnour came up with the idea of a Bluetooth enabled lock, Smarke, that could be accessed from your smartphone, making it much harder to lose than a set of house keys. The owner is notified when the door is opened, can send the key to other users, and revoke key access at any time.Months later Smarke entered the tech hub's accelerator program, gaining three months of mentorship to help develop and polish the startup in hopes of expanding into an international business.Once access is revoked, the key disappears from the app. The Bluetooth key is difficult to hack, but even if it is compromised, Smarke can be linked to WiFi to send a notification that the door has been opened.
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