• BMW will debut UWB Digital Key Plus with iX all-electric SUV

    11 days ago - By SlashGear

    BMW already allows you to unlock some of its cars with your iPhone, but the automaker is looking ahead to an even more ambitious version with BMW Digital Key Plus. Set to launch on the BMW iX all-electric SUV, the new system will be based in Ultra-Wideband rather than just Bluetooth and NFC, to throw positional data into the...
    Read more ...

     

  • BMW's Digital Key Plus will let iPhones unlock the iX from a pocket or bag

    BMW's Digital Key Plus will let iPhones unlock the iX from a pocket or bag

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    BMW's all-electric iX will be first to support the Digital Key Plus feature. | Image: BMW
    BMW has announced an upgraded version of its mobile car key technology dubbed Digital Key Plus. It promises to allow iPhone owners to unlock select BMW cars without having to take out their phones. The feature relies on ultra wideband which has been included in Apple's flagship iPhones since the iPhone 11 thanks to the U1 chip. Digital Key Plus will debut on the all-electric BMW iX which launches later this year in Europe and next year in the US.
    The big benefit of Digital Key Plus, according to BMW...
    Read more ...