Sunday 12 April 2015

Hyundai Uses The Futuristic NFC Technology

The all new NFC technology to help connect more than 1 mobile device in your car.

The new hatchback from Hyundai, the i30 was unveiled at the German Auto show. There, for the first time the car makers also showed to the world their new concept of connectivity using the NFC technology. The Hyundai i30 is a premium hatchback having several luxury features, and the use of the Near Field Communication or the NFC is a path breaking use of technology in the automobile industry. By the use of the NFC tags, the driver of a Hyundai i30 can easily lock or unlock his hatchback using his mobile near the tags located inside the i30 window. After entering inside the car the driver can place his mobile in the central console, and after this the phone is connected with the 7 inch Touchscreen that the i30 car has. This then allows all the different files that are stored inside the mobile like music, photos, videos, FM Radio frequency, etc. to be automatically linked to the car’s main screen. The battery of the mobile also gets charged wirelessly in this process. So, this way you do not have to worry about your mobile battery being drained out while using the NFC technology.

The NFC technology that is used in the car also helps in connecting more than 1 mobile device in the car. So, you can sync as many mobile phones as you want. The connectivity of the i30 can be changed according to different Smartphones. The main reason of implementing the NFC technology in the Hyundai i30 is that the car makers want the technology of tomorrow to become accessible by their customers today itself. This also makes the concept of NFC technology available to a wide range of people also. The smartphones have become our life line already, and with the inclusion of the NFC chip, Hyundai wants the smartphones to become smarter than before. Gradually as the NFC technology advances there will increase in the functionalities that this technology can serve in the context of cars. In the future you will be able to adjust your OVRM, or the height of your seat, and other comfortability settings with the help of this technology.

The navigation system of the car will also improve significantly once this technology is brought into use. The car maker is not going to implement this NFC technology before 2015, as far as the reports suggest. So that day is not far when you will not require to carry the car keys. Instead your smartphone will become an all rounder and will zip you around the town along with keeping you connected with your personal and professional life. It seems that Hyundai will become the first car amongst its competitors who will have the NFC concept in its car. All the others are far behind Hyundai as far as tech savoriness of the car makers go. Although the use of NFC will open the gates of limitless avenues, but now there are certain challenges that we have to overcome before this concept becomes a reality. Soon enough your smartphone will become your company ID also.

2013 Hyundai Connectivity

The engineers of Hyundai motor have identified the potential of the NFC technology to provide the cars with key less entry, just like some leading mobile brands are including the NFC feature in their handsets. The use of key less entry via NFC technology looks quite a feasible one, and soon you will find all the mobile brands including the NFC chips in their mobiles so that you can enter your car without much distraction. So, it seems that with the advancement of technology the spaces are going to become smarter than ever.

So, the invasion that the smartphones have made in our lives are no more restricted to our use of social media or emails only. Very soon the technologies used in the smartphones will become our identity, and we will not be able to live our lives without the help of these technologies. The  NFC chit that has now been placed in one brand of cars will soon be available in all the cars, and the keyless entry through NFC technology will become a common thing. Although the NFC chips were created for the first time in 1984, their use became popular after 2004 when the leading mobile brands started using it in their smartphones.


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