Unfortunately, many companies today are so focused on tracking, logging and analyzing consumer and user data. Even Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections function like tracking devices. And, it’s not just companies and websites that are tracking you.
Healthcare workers in some locations use a cell phone-based system to track (via anonymous signals transmitted among cell phones) people who have tested positive for COVID-19.
When the person is in close proximity to others, all of their recent close contacts will be notified by cell phone that they’ve recently been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The whole thing takes place through an opt-in program.
3. House and Car Keys
How many times have you lost your keys? Well, you likely won’t have to worry about losing them for much longer. Obviously, we need some sort of way to get into our homes and cars, but keyless entry solutions are the future.
Many of us already have car keys that don’t require a key that has to be inserted. But, of course, the more convenient, the better. So number pads, fingerprint scanners or possibly even facial recognition will allow us to enter.
This will be made possible with smart locks connected to an app you download to your phone.