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Hyundai Santa Fe SUV Features Fingerprint Technology To Unlock The Car

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Hyundai introduced fingerprint technology to unlock the car

Hyundai Brings Fingerprint Technology in New Santa Fe Suv Which Will Help You To Unlock And Start The Car

Starting a car with your fingerprint is something not new to accept. But Now, This is the first time that you will be able to unlock a car with your fingerprint. Hyundai is the World’s first Company to announce smart fingerprint technology to unlock the vehicle. Hyundai fingerprint technology will be available in its new Santa Fe SUV that’ll be released in the first quarter of 2019.

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Hyundai fingerprint scanner to unlock the Santa Fe SUV

How To Use Fingerprint Technology in Hyundai Santa Fe SUV?

With this latest smart fingerprint tech, driver needs to place a finger on the sensor to unclock the vehicle. The fingerprint sensor is located on the door handle of the car. The encrypted fingerprint information will be identified once the driver touch the scanner. Then it is delivered to the fingerprint controller inside the vehicle. Moreover, The driver can start the vehicle just by touching the ignition which is equipped with a fingerprint scanning sensor.

If you are thinking that only one driver can use their fingerprint to unclock the car then you needn’t worry. It means that Multiple owners are allowed to register their encrypted fingerprint data for the same vehicle. Furthermore, it will automatically adjust seat positions and the angle of the rearview mirrors according to the person using the car.

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Fingerprint Scanner Technology

Is Hyundai’s Fingerprint Technology Safe To Use?

Many of you must be wondering about safety and security of smart fingerprint tech introduced in Hyundai Santa Fe SUV. There is nothing to worry as Hyundai’s technology boasts capacitance recognition. It will detect the difference in the electricity level of various parts of the fingertip which prevents a thief from unlocking the car. No copies of owner’s fingerprint can open the vehicle. Moreover, The reader has an error rate of 1 in 50,000.

According to South Korean firm, A future update could also allow the biometric system to add personalized temperature, humidity, and steering settings. As of now, the firm is planning to introduce Hyundai Santa Fe SUV in slected market in first quarter of 2019. As per Albert Biermann, President and Head of Research & Development Division of the Hyundai Motor Company “In the future, Hyundai Motor plans to further expand the application of the technology to allow the adjustment of temperature, steering wheel position, and many other features which will be tailored to driver’s preferences” .