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QUESTION: Dear InstallSupport

Can it increase more security to the automobile by adding a electronic swipe card in the front door of the car similar to a ATM Card in a ATM Machine that unless and until the Pin Number - Password is not entered properly, the Car Door will not get opened.

The Electronic Swipe Card will be provided by the Car Manufacturer for every customer.

Electronic Display unit - Battery operated will be fixed on the Car Front Door along with the push buttons for entering the password code. The Electronic card
will be swiped by the Driver. If and only if the Password code is entered properly, then The Front Car Door will open.

Do you feel Car Thefts can be avoided by implementing Electronic Panel Display Unit ?.


Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: Many current manufacturers are already
doing something similar using proximity,
smart cards, that are in your wallet, and
allows you to walk up to the vehicle, it recognizes
you, and then allows you to open the door, and
push the button to start it. No "key" is used.

Mazda, Ford etc...

Ford specifically has a door pad built in
with a 6 button entry button array on the drivers
door. So adding more layers of security would
be redundant. To see what after market systems
are currently in use to retro fit a car or truck,
go to www.KEYLESS.com

But a good question. Not certain adding a coded key card
would be a viable addition though. It's old tech.

ALARMTEK

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QUESTION: Dear Alarmtek

Thank you.

The password will be strong 8-14 digit, alphanumeric, special keys combination.

The same can be extended for starting the car. i.e. Inside the car. A Electronic panel with Swipe card. Unless and Until password is not inserted properly by the Driver after swapping the card, even if one tries to start the car keys, the car will not start.

This can be extended to Buses, Lorries, Tempos, Trucks i.e. Heavy Vehicles.

This will increase security against car thefts ?.

I Feel security will be enhanced on the Automobile against thefts.

1. One while opening the car door, a strong password has to be entered.
2. One while starting the car, a strong password has to be entered.

Also Two different electronic swipe cards are required, one for opening the car door and other for starting the car.

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Answer
By all means. If you want to test out your theory,
produce a working model and install it.

Then run convenience & durability tests to determine
cost effectiveness, as well as, end user input
on how to improve it for mass production.

Please let us know how your project works out.

ALARMTEK

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