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Access to holiday homes now easier than ever

Nuki expands Smart Hosting Service with option for opening via weblink.

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Nuki technology ensures European market innovation

Smart lock pioneer and Austrian Post will start In-Home Delivery as a regular service at the beginning of July.

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Matter 1.2: From protocol to everyday life

Nuki’s fourth generation lock can now differentiate between “unlocking” and “opening the door” via a smart home platform for the first time.

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  • November 2013

    Idea for Nuki was born

  • Juli 2014

    EOOS was applied as Designer for Nuki

  • December 2014

    1st official announcement @ Le Web Paris

  • May 2015

    Nuki is live on Kickstarter & becomes huge success

  • July 2015

    Change in brand name from Noki to Nuki

  • November 2015

    Presentation of new hardware design for Nuki

  • November 2015

    Nuki wins the Futurezone Award in “Smart Invention” category

  • April 2016

    Announcement of new financing round with total volume of 2m€.

  • May 2016

    Shipping of first units to Kickstarter backers

  • November 2016

    Official market launch – Nuki is in stock in a sufficient quantity and can be delivered immediately

  • March 2017

    Nuki products are available on Amazon

  • April 2017

    Nuki is available in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg

  • May 2017

    Vive la France! Nuki starts on the French market

  • September 2017

    Launch of the Nuki Box at IFA in Berlin

  • October 2017

    Nuki is available for the round cylinder and starts in Switzerland

  • November 2017

    Nuki starts in Italy and Spain

  • February 2018

    • Market launch of the new Nuki Fob
    • Allegion PLC acquires a minority stake of Nuki

  • April 2018

    • Safety of the Nuki Smart Lock is confirmed by AV-Test certificate
    • Nuki announces cooperation with Airbnb

  • September 2018

    Launch of the Nuki Keypad at IFA in Berlin

  • October 2018

    Presentation of the new Smart Lock 2.0 generation with HomeKit integration and door sensor.

  • April 2019

    The Nuki Opener – a retrofit solution for existing intercoms – is the next product expansion ready to launch.

  • May 2019

    AV-Test confirms again the security of the Nuki Smart Lock: Test results

  • September 2019

    We launch our new product, the Nuki Opener, at the IFA in Berlin.

  • January 2020

    At the 4th IoT Breakthrough Awards, Nuki Home Solutions was named “IoT Emerging Company of the Year” .

  • April 2020

    The Nuki Smart Lock 2.0 is awarded with the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020 !

  • May 2020

    ClimatePartner confirms Nuki as a climate neutral company. We achieved that by supporting a climate protection project in China.

  • May 2020

    As in previous years, Nuki is tested by AV-TEST and receives the coveted IT security certificate.

  • September 2020

    We offer all owners and users of a Nuki Smart Lock or Nuki Opener attractive rewards and services in the free Nuki Club.

  • September 2020

    Nuki is showcasing three exciting new products in a digital press event for the IFA: the Nuki Power Pack, the installation service and the white edition of the Nuki Smart Lock.

  • October 2020

    With the White Edition as the first Limited Edition, Nuki fulfils one of the most frequent customer requests: the Nuki Combo in elegant white.

  • January 2021

    In early 2021, the Nuki Power Pack, the eco-friendly alternative to the batteries in the Nuki Smart Lock, is launched.

  • February 2021

    We continue to focus on climate protection, and with ClimatePartner we now also compensate for all harmful emissions produced during Smart Lock production.

  • June 2021

    Nuki unveils the Smart Door: As of autumn 2021, the tried-and-tested smart technology from Nuki will be available as a set for direct installation into a motorised door.

  • August 2021

    Nuki completes round of funding of over 20 million euros : Cipio Partners invests in Nuki. The capital will be used to expand the company’s market leadership in Europe.

  • November 2021

    Nuki is entering its third generation : The Nuki Smart Lock is now available in 2 versions: Nuki Smart Lock 3.0 and Nuki Smart Lock 3.0 Pro.

  • January 2022:

    Nuki launches Universal Cylinder: The new cylinder adapts to almost any door and meets the highest security standards.

  • May 2022:

    Nuki goes Apple : The Austrian brand’s products are available in around 100 Apple Stores in Europe and online at apple.com.

  • November 2022:

    Keypad 2.0: The new keypad allows the Nuki Smart Lock to be opened either with a six-digit code or – brand new – with fingerprint.

  • February 2023:

    More than 60 per cent growth in sales: Nuki affirms its position as the European market leader with the most successful year in its history.

  • March 2023:

    Smartwatches with Android’s Wear OS: Improved direct communication via Bluetooth allows control of all Nuki devices located within Bluetooth range.

  • April 2023:

    Good software requires regular upkeep: Nuki frequently uses app updates to improve its features or add new ones – this time for Auto Unlock and MQTT.

  • May 2023:

    Convenience and security for a carefree vacation: With Nuki, property managers can send digital keys directly to their guests – and travellers can check in around the clock.

  • June 2023:

    Cats need to be fed, plants need to be watered: Individual and, if desired, time-limited access permissions allow holiday-helpers to enter your home.

  • July 2023:

    App update: Significant design changes introduced. Something many users wanted for a long time is here: battery charge level can be viewed directly in the overview.

  • September 2023:

    Pioneering spirit from Austria: Nuki drives itself with smart home standard Matter for European customers.

  • November 2023:

    World’s first native Matter smart lock: without a bridge or module. Nuki completely integrates the connection standard into the product for the first time.

  • January 2024:

    More than a 50 percent increase in sales for Nuki: Austrian Smart Lock pioneer on its path from European market leader to global player.

  • February 2024:

    Nuki redefines remote access: Smart Lock pioneer first to implement control on the go completely without Wi-Fi or bridge.

  • April 2024:

    Matter 1.2: Nuki’s fourth generation lock can now differentiate between “unlocking” and “opening the door” via a smart home platform for the first time.

  • May 2024:

    Nuki technology ensures European market innovation. Smart lock pioneer and Austrian Post will start In-Home Delivery as a regular service at the beginning of July.

  • June 2024:

    Access to holiday homes now easier than ever. Nuki expands Smart Hosting Service with option for opening via weblink.

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