Brocious' open source hardware only works on Onity's locks that have DC power ports. These are typically found at the bottom of the door handle, somewhere we'd never even think to look. You can read all about how the technology works here but in short, we're pretty sure your everyday thieves aren't going to be able to pull it off. Not to mention, Brocious' only gadget only works sometimes. So we've got that going for us.
Still, it's clear that our safety is not always guaranteed in hotel rooms. Which is why, as annoying as it is, we always appreciate hotels that require a keycard to work the elevators. And even though someone really determined could pop open the safety latch that's on the inside of a hotel room door, we never go to sleep without chaining that bad boy up.
What are your tried and true safety precautions when staying in a hotel? Share 'em in comments below!