Even the toughest bike locks won't stand up to the most determined and well-equipped bike thieves. But a new startup is trying to prevent bike thefts altogether with the Skylock, its connected bike lock that can be controlled with a smartphone and sends real-time alerts when a lock is tampered with.
Velo Labs, the startup behind the device, launched a crowdfunding campaign on its website on Thursday to raise $50,000 for the production of its app-enabled lock.
"People have these emotional connections with their bikes," Gerardo Barroeta, cofounder of Velo Labs, told Mashable. "We think an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Read more...More about Gadgets, Startups, Crowdfunding, Tech, and Apps Software