What’s August Access? Basically it’s a new functionality built into August smart locks that enables third party home service providers – whether that’s a Sears repairman, a dog walker or house cleaner - to enter your home with a temporary digital key. August has struck deals with a variety of home service providers for the launch of August Access, including Postmates (delivery), Wag! (dogwalking), HelloAlfred (personal assistant), BloomNation (flower delivery), Sears Home Services (Sears…duh.) and seven more.
Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelwolf/2015/10/14/with-august-access-smart-locks-could-be-key-to-service-economy/