New Biometric U-Lock is Designed to Simplify Bicycle Protection, Safeguard Electric Bicycle Investments
Hampton Products, a leading innovator in the security hardware industry, has announced the launch of its new BenjiLock By Hampton Fingerprint Bike Lock, which provides bicycle owners with a highly secure lock that delivers protection without requiring keys. BenjiLock By Hampton® fingerprint locks, originally discovered on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” open with the touch of a user’s programmed fingerprint.
The new BenjiLock-enabled U-Lock stores up to 10 fingerprints, enabling friends or family members to easily share and secure a bicycle or e-bike without exchanging keys. The lock also can be opened with a key for quick use without programming. Available at launch in an 8-inch shackle version, the high security Fingerprint Bike Lock is weather-resistant, IP65-rated, and features a pick-and drill-resistant cylinder and a bolt cutter-resistant, covered hardened steel shackle.
“With bicycle sales soaring since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and over 100 million electric bicycles expected to be sold over the next 2-4 years, it’s a perfect time to be innovating in the bike security category,” said Kim Kelley, president and CEO, Hampton Products. “”
BenjiLock By Hampton portable locks are powered by rechargeable lithium batteries that provide an estimated 6 months’ use on a single USB charge. Available in matte black, the Fingerprint Bike Lock comes with a USB charging cable and has a suggested MSRP of $79. It is available at www.BuyHampton.com.
The Fingerprint Bike Lock is part of the growing BenjiLock By Hampton portfolio of products, originally envisioned by inventor Robbie Cabral to make it easier to access your belongings. The fingerprint padlock prototype was originally seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank” was brought to market by Hampton Products, a trusted leader in security products. The family of products now includes the original 43mm Fingerprint Padlock, the Fingerprint Travel Lock, the 35mm Fingerprint Sport Lock, and the Fingerprint Door Lock.