NXP announces new automotive digital key solution   [ Netherlands ]

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a new automotive Digital Key Solution that enables smartphones, key fobs and other mobile devices to securely communicate, store, authenticate and share digital keys with vehicles. The solution expands the convenience of car access by providing the secure basis required to enable new features like key sharing, multi-car access, and configurable driving rights. Built on NXP’s automotive qualified Secure Element and NFC chipsets, the solution follows the Car Connectivity Consortium’s Standardization Release 2. The solution includes NFC technology to trigger car access and driver authorization, even if a phone’s battery is low. It also enables the secure sharing of vehicle access with other mobile devices, an advanced capability for the secure car access ecosystem.  NXP is set to combine its digital key solution with its automotive Bluetooth (BLE) for communication and its recently announced Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology for precise and secure localization. (From a press release on March 10, 2020)

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