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bbattag Dec 28, 2012
Isn't very practical because phone batteries die. I think the technology is awesome, but until our phones never die and there are security measures in place, this doesnt make sense.

A better solution would be fingerprint readers on cars. Coming soon maybe?
DealLeader Dec 29, 2012
Not sure if it will be fingerprint readers, but some type of biometrics certainly.
fluffy Dec 28, 2012
As much as I enjoy technology, I really don't care for applications of it that have little upside and considerable downside. Since phones can get lost, stolen, dropped & broken, or just lose power, it would be crazy not to carry around a physical key at all times as a backup, assuming that that will still be an option.

If I have to carry around a physical key anyway, what big advantage is there to this?
DealLeader Dec 29, 2012
Very well said. The downside is far greater than the upside.