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My guess is that this is referring to a passive proximity card, like the badges some people carry for their place of employment where you only have to get close to the reader and the door will unlock.
currently editing installation manuals for proximity and magnetic stripe readers and can tell you more than you ever wanted to know about this technology (or at least point you in the right direction)
> Is anyone familiar with the term "Passive entry" to refer to the
> automatic unlocking of car doors as you approach the car using some
> kind of electronic key so that you do not even need to press a button
> on a remote. I thought it was "Remote unlocking" but that would seem to
> entail the pressing of a button. This seems different. Is "Passive
> entry" the correct term? What else could this be called?
> Robert Kidd
> Director, EditFast
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