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Capacitive proximity detection spurs automotive convenience features

1/12/2012 00:04 AM EST
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J3rrYcid
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J3rrYcid   5/3/2012 3:20:47 AM
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This is what innovation is all about. Sophisticated technology making our lives simple. There will be a day where almost every function of the car can be made to be touch sensitive or through motion control. This brings about a new breed of security that is required. If the engine could be started without manual input, and car doors can open when you are in the proximity, what is going to stop hackers from creating a device that can hack either of these functions? I definitely do not want anyone else in control of the various car parts on my vehicle. Thomas - http://www.carid.com

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Roger3   1/18/2012 8:29:13 AM
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Luben, Excelent article. Touch is triggering a new phase in confort features in the car industry.

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EREBUS0   1/13/2012 9:29:52 PM
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I like the passive detection ability. Much better than having to carry a car clicker. You can just put an RFID tag on the key and the car can scan it when you approach. Plus if it is not you, the car can call for help. Cool.

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