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Sesame. Your key, reinvented.

A project in Palo Alto, CA by CANDY HOUSE Inc.

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Sesame replaces your keys with your phone in seconds. It also fits on your lock in seconds, without removing or swapping anything.
Backers: 7493
Average Pledge Per Backer: $191

Funded: $1,428,520 of $100,000
Dates: Feb 25th -> Apr 26th (60 days)
Project By: CANDY HOUSE Inc.
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Latest News

Yessssss! Sesame gets new colors!!

April 14th - via:
Yesssss ! We know everyone loves color! Very enthusiastically, we announce that our backers now have three more choices in terms of cover color!  Champagne gold, with a glamorous glow, is a symbol of classic and nobility; Champagne silver, slightly... (Read More)

ONE Million Goal Reached! An Free Extra Cover On the Way!!

April 2nd - via:
It's official! Sesame has reached the second stretch goal by raising more than one million dollars! As promised, one free extra cover will be provided with every Sesame. From our initial envision of a product that will bring people the joy of... (Read More)

"OK Google, Open Sesame." [Videos]

April 2nd - via:
Thousands of years ago, the story of Ali Baba and 40 thieves unfolded. When Ali Baba said "Open, Sesame", the door instantly flew wide open, revealing him to a cave in which forty thieves have hidden a treasure. Thousands of years later, when you... (Read More)

Mass Production is on the way! Sesame is coming !!

March 21st - via:
Dear backers,  We have now more than 4,500 backers around the world. In the past month, receiving new backer notification has become our most precious moments every day. Meanwhile, we know our responsibility also grows and we see it as our life... (Read More)

Sesame: super easy to install and remove

March 18th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 See that? Sesame is actually a portable robot.  Because Sesame easily installed and removed, it's not just for homeowners, but also perfect for tenants living in rental... (Read More)

Sesame is now capable of multiple turns!

March 17th - via:
*****************************************Worldwide open house in Update#5.*****************************************One of Sesame's patented technologies allows it to sync every degree of the angle of the thumbturn with the screen accurately and... (Read More)

This Week In Kickstarter - Week of March 15

March 16th - via:
Unlock your door with your phone, rebirth couch competitive gaming, and the 80's boombox with a modern touch. All this and more This Week In Kickstarter! (Read More)

Who says Sesame is a smart lock? It even cooks for you.

March 14th - via:
*****************************************Worldwide open house in Update#5.*****************************************Is Sesame a smart lock? hmm..... actually no. Is CANDY HOUSE Inc. a smart home company? No, it is a robotics company. When we founded... (Read More)

Sesame Demonstration at Your Own Home

March 13th - via:
Jerming Gu, founder of CANDY HOUSE and inventor of Sesame, will travel to 10 countries in the world and personally demonstrate Sesame for backers, who will also get a free Sesame in May. Jerming's journey will start on March 29th. If you want to... (Read More)

Apple Watch’s undiscovered cool feature: “Hey Siri, open Sesame”

March 10th - via:
Apple launched its new watch on Monday with great fanfare. Wearers can now raise their wrist and say "Hey Siri” to access Apple’s personal assistant. After going through Apple Watch’s developer documents for technological details, we now... (Read More)

First stretch goal ($500k) reached! FREE batteries for backers

March 3rd - via:
Hooray! Sesame has successfully raised more than $500,000 dollars, hitting our first stretch goal. We are truly overwhelmed by the support we’ve received in the past week and half! As promised, two extra FREE Super High quality Lithium batteries... (Read More)

Guideline on Compatibility

March 3rd - via:
We received lots of inquiries from backers all over the world on whether Sesame is compatible with their locks. Backers and potential backers, we greatly appreciate your support : )  To better answer those questions, our product designer made this... (Read More)

Big thanks & Great news for backers all over the world!

February 25th - via:
We've been receiving lots of inquiries from backers all over the world about Sesame's compatibility with their locks. After summarizing hundreds of photos, we are now confident to conclude that Sesame is also compatible with most locks in Sweden,... (Read More)

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