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This article was published on December 15, 2010

Check-in on Foursquare, keys no longer necessary to open doors

Check-in on Foursquare, keys no longer necessary to open doors
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers

Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

Brooklyn developers Erin Sparling and Nicholas Hall decided to take check-ins to a new level. In this video below you’ll see Sparling, Hall and their friends recently coded a hack for Foursquare that allows users to unlock doors by checking in. They will host a party on New Year’s Eve where anyone can check-in to open their door themselves. I assume the party is BYOB.

Is the future of Foursquare in home security? Will we one day be using Foursquare to start our cars and “check-in” to hotels?

(To the tune of Daft Punk) Check out this link to enjoy more of their work here.
And thanks to @AmaLucky for sending me this post!