The specialists at Volkswagen in cooperation with experts from NXP ultra-wideband radio used to protect vehicles from theft.
Dutch company NXP founded by Philips and responsible for the production of chips for car keys of ignition, in cooperation with the German Volkswagen Group are working on a new technology called Ultra Wideband.
According to the German magazine “Com! Professional”, an innovative scheme of a radio transmitter needs to solve the problem of signal interception in non-contact access systems in the car. To experience the technology planned for the concept car, which is used to unlock ultra-wideband radio. The study showed that the modern scripts of the hacks, such as the gain of the signal from the remote control key, Ultra Wideband will not work anymore.
Ultra Wideband system in the future can get more functions based on geopositioning. So, in the future, the car boot will open if the driver with the key is standing next to him, and the airbags are deactivated when you install a child seat. According to the engineers of NXP, the error in this case is no more than a couple cm, and third-party manipulation or interference in such a scheme impossible.