Soon You Can Replace Key With NFC-enabled Phone – NFC-enabled is getting more and more popular. NFC also stands for Near Field Communication which is a wireless signal just like what you use for your metro card like the Touch N’ Go (Malaysia), EZlink (Singapore), Octopus Card (Hong Kong) and Pearl Card (UK).
The world top key and lock manufacturer, Yale Locks & Hardware has just unveiled a new door lock that can be unlocked with a NFC device. What’s demoed in the video is an iPhone with an extra accessories which serve as the NFC adapter, unlocks a door lock. Soon it will hit the US market, but no news about Asia yet. Check out the video to know more.
I wonder is it safer or normal metal key safer? What do you think?