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    South Korean automaker Hyundai has come up with a new way to interact with the car without the usual ignition key. Instead, the company offers to use an ordinary smartphone with a special mobile application. With its help, the owner of the car will be able not only to drive a vehicle but also to open access to it to other people.

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    With the program, you can unlock the car and even remotely control some of its functions. Removing the lock is carried out with the help of NFC modules, built — in door handles on the driver's side and the front passenger seat-just bring the mobile device. To turn on the ignition, place your smartphone on the wireless charging station and then press the engine start button on the center console.

    In the mobile application, you can configure access to the car at the same time for four people. Depending on who will sit in the driver's seat and turn on the ignition, the on-Board computer will automatically activate the settings of a particular user, so you do not have to adjust everything for yourself every time. Through the smartphone, the driver will be able to remotely open and close the car, activate the alarm, start the engine and much more.

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    Support for the new control system will appear in serial Hyundai cars this year. It is also expected that the virtual key technology will be popular in the field of car sharing.


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