Now that we have our phones on us at all times more of our personal documentation is being stored on the device. Other sensitive information is being stored as well such as digital car keys. Galaxy owners will get in on this action by the end of the year. Samsung announced that Galaxy phones would gain the ability to be used as a digital car key with the Hyundai EV.
Specifically Galaxy owners who buy a recently-released Genesis GV60.2 EV will be able to use their smartphone as a digital car key according to Samsung Electronics on Thursday. This technology is possible through NFC and UWB technology. It allows the user to lock and unlock the vehicle and share the digital car key with friends and family.
This isn8217t a total surprise as Samsung announced earlier this year at Galaxy S21 Unpacked that it was partnering with several automakers. The first vehicle to benefit from the partnership with Samsung is the Hyundai8230 Read more.