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At KeyMe, our goal is to always operate at the speed of our customers. Because millions of people get locked out or need a new key each and every day, we need to be where you are, always offering new and improved features, functions and services. We are rolling out hundreds of kiosks to towns and cities across the US all the time. So stay up to date on any kiosks popping up near you. We also want to keep you up-to-date on other things going on here at KeyMe, so keep it here for up-to-the-minute info on new features, key styles, fundraisers, and other cool stuff.
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Meet Moley, The Robotic Chef

As anyone who has ever worked in the restaurant industry can tell you, working in a kitchen isn’t for the faint of heart. You work long hours, the heat is unbearable, customers expect the food to magically appear in front of them in minutes, and you need to display grace under pressure (to put it lightly) dealing with your equally stressed coworkers. It’s a demanding job to be sure. Some days it can feel like you have to be a machine in order to fend off the exhaustion and keep up. ... Continue Reading

The Rise of AI and Deep Learning

What if tools you used on a daily basis became more intelligent? What if your phone could actually think? Through advancing pattern recognition algorithms, it can know what it “sees” through the camera and label it appropriately. Your keyboard can predict what emojis make the most sense to go along with the words you’re typing. It sounds kind of strange, right? You might even be thinking about Skynet from the Terminator series right now. While that particular dystopia is far off, ... Continue Reading

KeyMe Raises $15M Series C Round to Fund Expansion of Next Generation Key Copying

Kiosks Revolutionize Costly Locksmith Services by Enabling Customers to Copy Home, Office and Automotive Keys and Save ‘Digital Copies’ of Keys in the Cloud September 15, 2016, New York, NY – KeyMe, the rapidly growing company that is revolutionizing the locksmith industry, today announced a new $15M Series C round of funding led by QuestMark Partners.  This follows a $20M Series B round of funding in December 2015, bringing total funding to $45M.  All previous investors participated ... Continue Reading
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Your Friendly Neighborhood Retail Robots

  Whether you’ve purchased your groceries with the aid of a machine or had one duplicate your keys, retail robots are popping up everywhere to handle common tasks quickly and efficiently. Machines aid our retail experience in numerous ways, and more are coming than you may realize. Let’s take a look at the most exciting breakthroughs in retail technology. Retail Robot Helpers Traditionally you ask humans for in-store assistance. Many times, however, it is machines fetching ... Continue Reading

Can Marital Status or Time of Day Determine if You Will Lose Your Keys?

It’s the worst feeling: You’re standing at your door, digging around in your pockets for those elusive keys, only to realize they’re nowhere to be found. If you have ever stood on your welcome mat in full panic mode, you may be wondering “who does this?!” But this nightmare scenario plays out every day, in doorways across the country. In KeyMe’s home city of NYC, for example, 1.9 million people get locked out every year. While everyone gets locked out at one time or ... Continue Reading
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KeyMe Kiosks Arrive at Tom Thumbs for Key Duplication near Dallas, TX

May 12, 2015 New York, NY – KeyMe, the rapidly growing company that is revolutionizing the key duplication industry, today announced an agreement with Tom Thumb that will place the company’s new retail kiosks at select locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The kiosks make frustrating and expensive lockouts a thing of the past by enabling customers to safely store a “digital copy” of their keys in the cloud and easily create a spare copy at their local Tom Thumb in under 30 seconds. ... Continue Reading
Our Next-Generation Key Duplication Machine

Our New “Locksmith in a Box” Next Generation Kiosk

We have officially launched our next generation "locksmith in a box" key duplication kiosk!   These next generation kiosks are able to copy car keys, both with transponder chips and those without.  In addition to car keys, we can now support most home, office and mailbox keys as well! This is an industry game-changer as this is the first time car keys have ever been able to be copied at a self-service key duplication machine. Historically, people have been forced to go to a dealer and ... Continue Reading

KeyMe + FlatRate Moving

Moving can be a stressful time. There is so much to do: you have to get keys made, pack your boxes, transfer your cable, change your address on all your bills, buy a hilarious welcome mat. There is A LOT to do. But moving doesn't have to be so bad! With KeyMe key copying technology, you can cross "making spare keys" off your list of moving tasks. Just take your keys to a nearby key duplication kiosk and print out a spare. Save your keys at the kiosk or from the key maker app in case you ... Continue Reading

Ensuring the Security of Your Keys

Your key is just like a password. Instead of numbers and letters, the depth and spacing of the key’s teeth control access. This information can be recorded or copied by anyone with access to the key. To protect yourself, only share keys with people you trust. Assume that anyone with access to your key can use or copy it. An article on Wired this morning highlighted the danger of letting your keys out of your hands and displaying them publicly given the potential for thieves to replicate ... Continue Reading
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KeyMe Key Duplication Technology Earns $7.8M Series A

We are very excited to share that the KeyMe key duplication technology has drawn enough excitement to close a $7.8M Series A from White Star Capital, Battery Ventures, Ravin Gandhi, 7-Ventures LLC (investment subsidiary of 7-Eleven), and a number of initial seed investors. The funding will allow us to push our product innovation further, expand our team with more amazing talent, and fundamentally change the way millions of people manage and copy keys.  While we scale, the KeyMe team ... Continue Reading