The AN IPHONE feature that allows you to unlock your car could soon be made available to more people after launching for some vehicles last year.
Apple launches feature called Digital car key on July 16, 2021, after it was revealed by the company at WWDC in June 2021.
This app lets you unlock your car and start the engine by simply tapping your iPhone or Apple Watch in the car.
You can also share your digital car keys with others on iMessage and easily destroy the keys.
Other impressive features of the app include starting your car for up to five hours (even after your iPhone’s battery runs out) and ‘Quick Mode’, which lets you do all of this without need to take the iPhone out of the pocket.
It seems that the smart app’s only shortcoming is that it’s not easily accessible to the masses.
So far, only BMW vehicles have had access to this technology.
That is, so far, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, who said in his weekly Power On newsletter: “I heard that the next cars will be supported for [iOS] feature will be Hyundai models and the Genesis line. “
Gurman revealed that iOS 15 coding will likely change to make the app available to Hynduai vehicle owners as early as this summer.
And while there has been no official confirmation from Hyundai that the feature will be available in their cars, if Gurman’s source is accurate then the announcement will happen around WWDC.
If Apple were to introduce the technology to Hyundai, it wouldn’t be a shock as the automaker already offers exclusive iOS apps, such as MyHyundai with BluelInk and Genesis Intelligent Assistant, that are available to some owners. Has the Genesis ability to remotely start or unlock the door. Their car.
However, the Digital Car Key app will make functions more seamless, for Hyundai owners.
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