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by admin, July 29, 2022, Uncategorized

Automotive Smart Keys are the Future

As time keeps on moving forward into the future so do our automobile’s technology. Cars are now more expensive because the convenience of technology has made our vehicles safer and smarter. Here’s what’s new on the horizon in the transformation of car keys over the last decade. The traditional mechanical keys have been replaced by programmable, transponders, proximity FOBs, and Tibbe keys that are not only smart but convenient too. The automotive smart key market is set to grow to $12,020.4 million by 2028 from $8,023.9 million in 2021 at a CAGR of 5.9%. This even trickles down to changes for locksmiths who are certified to reprogram keys that have locked you out. Times are changing on many levels but with good intentions to keep us safer while on the roadways.

Why are people are attracted to this new smart key technology

 

Leading car manufacturers such as BMW are developing new technology so gain a strong position as one of the leaders in the industry. These keys are synced with some of the latest technology such as loT, artificial intelligence, display graphics, and 5G networks solutions to make driving easier. It features technology that has a handsfree button for door opening, closing, and locking and can be controlled from a distance. Believe it or not there is a competitive market for the best multi-functioning smart key. We all want the holy grail of electronics just like or cell phones.

Top Impacting Factors

  • Increase in technological advancement for vehicle safety & security, rise in vehicle thefts, and introduction of hybrid vehicles & electric vehicles drive the growth of the global automotive smart key market
  • High-cost hinders the growth of the global car smart key market.
  • Increase in data security & safety provides new opportunities for the global car smart key market.

Developments

Some developments in the smart key have come a long way. Here are some that are in the works developing the latest and the greatest smart key.

  • Keys that can be integrated with the customer’s phone through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
  • Some cars come with band-type wearable smart keys that not only enable the remote opening of the car doors and engine start but also feature real-time fitness trackers.
  • Some multi-function keys also allow drivers to check the tire pressure and fuel levels while others are programmed to restrict the maximum speed of a car.
  • Select manufacturers are developing car key apps by teaming up with app developers for a downloadable smart key app for your cell phone. Better keep that cell phone charged!

The smart key market is expected to witness the mass production of UWB (Ultra-Wide Band) keys by automobile giants like BMW, NIO, Audi, Hyundai, and Ford. The UWB technology will ensure:

  • Keyless entry
  • Remote parking
  • Autonomous driving
  • Micro-navigation
  • Proximity sensing
  • Vehicle interior detection and rain-sensing from a single digital key.

Get ready see a union of smart technology with app developers and the automotive locksmith industry. Many will be benefiting from this new technology including the vehicle owners. While the price may be a bit higher the convenience, safety features, and advanced technology of a smart car are well worth the investment. If you are not tech savvy you might want to stick to a car that won’t stress you out. There is a bit of a learning curve.

 

Looking for a Reputable Automotive Collision Repair Shop in Southampton, PA after an Accident? Be safe on the road and if you are in need of collision services, tow assistance, or rental car assistance please let Tri-County Collision Center know.

Tri-County Collision Center is an ASE / I-CAR® GOLD certified auto body shop located in Southampton, PA. Call one of our technicians today to learn more about our collision repair and auto painting services. We are OEM certified collision repair facility for INFINITI, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Acura, Honda, GM, Chrysler, Ford, Dodge and Jeep.

Tri-County Collision Center is conveniently located near the PA turnpike, route 95 and Street Road, County Line Road and Second Street Pike at 995 Jaymor Road, Southampton, PA  18966. Give us a call at 215.322.5350 or just stop in if you’re in need of auto collision services.

Tri-County Collision Center’s shop hours are Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, and Saturday by appointment. We would be happy to supply you with an auto repair quote online or over the phone and we always welcome comments and suggestions.

Need a tow or a rental car due an auto collision accident? No worries, Tri-County Collision Center also provides services for tow, rental car, and insurance claims assistance. You are in good hands with a trusted collision shop in Southampton, PA.

Tri-County Collision Center’s shop hours are Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, and Saturday by appointment. We would be happy to supply you with an auto repair quote online or over the phone and we always welcome comments and suggestions.

Need a tow or a rental car due an auto collision accident? No worries, Tri-County Collision Center also provides services for tow, rental car, and insurance claims assistance. You are in good hands with a trusted collision shop in Southampton, PA.