It is smart, when your car's engine can be started without use of the ignition lock and key.
Unfortunately, the popular keyless entry systems in new cars, however, also proved to facilitate the work of many a car thief, as long as they have the equipment in order. An increasing number of cars being stolen or broken into while their owners sleep, and it has apparently got Hyundai to look for new roads.
The Korean automaker will next year launch a fingerprint reader, which can maybe help to keep more thieves on the right side of the car door. The reader must be placed on both the door handles and start button and make it possible to start the engine without the key.
This write-Autoblog, which cites the Korea Herald.
Hyundai will launch the system during the first three months of 2019. In the first place, however, only the chinese customers, who get access to the new fingerprint readers on the manufacturer's large Santa Fe model.
When the owners place their hands on the door handle, a finger automatically be scanned and the car locked up, if the scanned finger matches the images, the car know.
Autoblog writes that the system will be able to recognize several different fingerprints, and Hyundai have opened it at some point also must be able to set the seats, air-conditioning and køreindstillinger after what the user last made use of.
According to Auto Express Hyundai prepared the system for example rain, sun and cold weather, and the manufacturer promises that it only takes the errors in 1 out of 50,000 attempts.
in Order to avoid potential thieves begins to cut bilejernes fingers, Hyundai also made sure that the car measures the following electrical impulses, before locking the doors up.
Precisely this ability, however, has often been highlighted as a flaw in the technology, since, in theory, will be able to bypass both the reader and heart rate monitor with a piece of gelatin, and the owner's fingerprints.
hyundai's system is, however, supposedly so advanced that it can measure different levels of the electricity in your fingers.
the Korea Herald writes that the system makes it possible to 'start the engine without the key'. If it means that you have to have the key on as with a regular nøglefrit system or can completely disregard the traditional key, however, is not immediately clear.