If the sender and recipient are together, the Digital Key can also be passed around. An activation code might be necessary for certain situations. All new models with the BMW Digital Key or BMW Digital Key Plus can have the cross- platform key-sharing capability.
BMW has a digital key for its phone.
The feature will be unlocked for older compatible vehicles after a remote software upgrade. These cars need to have an insturment system that is newer than 22-11. Initially, it will only work on the following phones: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
The bad news is that the devices will not be available until later. BMW worked with a South Korean company to implement the function. Logic tells us that the most recent version of theGalaxy S devices will work.
The German luxury brand has collaborated with a number of companies, including Apple, to make a phone into a digital key for easy access. Some of you will recall that the Digital Key was only for Apple’s mobile operating system before it was expanded to include support for other mobile operating systems at the end of last year.
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