New Yale Assure Lock SL Wins 2017 CE Pro BEST Award Yale Locks & Hardware announced that the company’s new Yale Assure Lock SL won a 2017 CE Pro BEST award, a program that recognizes the most noteworthy new products and technologies. SAN DIEGO, September 7, 2017 – Yale Locks & Hardware today announced that the company’s new Yale Assure Lock SL won a 2017 CE Pro BEST award, a program that recognizes the most noteworthy new products and technologies. The awards are presented by CE Pro, a publication and online news source for the home systems integrator channel. Award entries are judged by CE Pro editors and a dozen industry leaders based on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages and benefits to the installer. The Yale Assure Lock SL won in the Control and Automation category. The Yale Assure Lock SL is the slimmest smart lock currently available. It is a touchscreen, key free design that can be purchased as a standalone keypad lock or with a Yale Network Module for integration into home automation or alarm systems, including Samsung SmartThings, Wink, and Iris, among many others. What’s more, the standalone version can be upgraded with a Yale Network Module after purchase. The proprietary modular design of the Assure Lock SL makes it easy to enroll the lock in a smart home system with the addition of a Z-Wave®, ZigBee® or HomeKit® network module, available on Yale2You.com. Z-Wave or ZigBee versions of the Assure Lock SL are compatible with Amazon Alexa when used in conjunction with a Samsung SmartThings Hub and app or Wink Hub and app (Z-Wave only). About YaleYale protects millions of homes and businesses worldwide and is the brand behind locks of every design and function in over 125 countries. Our door locks, digital locks, digital door viewers, padlocks, and more help people to secure their favorite belongings. As one of the oldest international brands, Yale is among the best-known and most respected names in the lock industry. Yale is part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in door opening solutions About ASSA ABLOYASSA ABLOY is the world’s largest lock company and a recognized global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user demands for security, safety and convenience. For more information visit www.assaabloy.com/en/com/. About SmartThings SmartThings gives people freedom of choice in the connected devices and services they use in their homes. With an open platform and a thriving ecosystem of partners, SmartThings creates infinite possibilities for people to add a little smartness to their things. SmartThings is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and operates independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. Works with SmartThings SmartThings is the brain of your smart home, connecting wirelessly with a wide range of smart devices and making them work together. SmartThings works with devices from more than 35 partners, including Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Visit SmartThings.com/Works-with-SmartThings to see the full list of compatible devices.