First is remote command. Then key recognition, which no longer requires to take it out of the pocket to get into the car and start it. In the evolution of the "key" of a car, it seems that the next step is fingerprint recognition.
This technology, which has been tested and seen in many prototypes, in certain markets will be on the road as early as 2019, they assured the South Korean company Hyundai. More specifically, the Santa Fe model will include it.
Among its advantages, they argue that it provides maximum security and a plus from remote updates.
The idea is simple: both door opening handle as the key start the engine, They have fingerprint readers. The same thing will only recognize valid ones that were previously registered.
According to Hyundai, fingerprint reading is up to five times safer than conventional keys, including smart ones. The probability of your error is 1 in 50 000.
This method will add convenience, because the car can recognize who is driving and adjust parameters according to your wishes. Sitting position, from mirrors, radio stations or favorite disks for listening to music, are just a few personalized items.