TITLE

Auto access systems come of age

AUTHOR(S)
Herhoffer, Klaus
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Portable Design;Jul2005, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article traces the evolution of automobiles' access systems. For decades, drivers have used mechanical keys to unlock doors and start the engine. However, the standard steel key has a security level of only about 1,000 choices. Virtually all old-fashioned car keys unlock more than one car. The first remote keyless entry systems used 32-bit encryption, allowing for more than four billion possible combinations. These keys were also more convenient than older ones, allowing operation from anywhere near the car and providing access to the interior even in the winter when the lock is frozen.
ACCESSION #
17739196

 

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