The patent secures the company's industry-unique keyless entry technology.

Louisville, KY., October, 30, 2018— Car Keys Express, a global technology leader in key manufacturing, announces the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company its first patent, entitled "Method and Apparatus for Implementing Multi-vendor Rolling Code Keyless Entry Systems." This technology serves as the cornerstone of the company’s industry-unique universal products including, the Universal Car Remote, Universal Car Remote Classic, Universal Car Keys, and Simple™ Keys.

The patent covers the design and manufacturing of proprietary technology that provides rolling code remote devices the flexibility to function across multiple makes and models of cars. This technology produces the radio signal type and transmitted data of an original manufacturer's keyless entry remote device system by implementing multiple modulation scheme and data encoding techniques.

“Car Keys Express continues to plan for the various challenges presented by increasing automotive key technology. Our goal is to provide unique and innovative solutions to make key replacement simple and affordable,” said Mark Lanwehr, Founder and Owner of Car Keys Express. “We anticipated technology would drive the market and launched an R&D department in 2009 to get ahead of the curve. We are confident this newly issued patent will provide our products with long-term market exclusivity. This is particularly important as industry awareness and acceptance of our universal technologies and product manufacturing continues to grow."

The market opportunity for automotive key replacement is large and growing. Available data indicates the US market was approximately USD$2.5 billion in 2017. With the issuance of this new patent, Car Keys Express is seeking potential commercialization and retail partners for their products in the United States and Canada.

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About Car Keys Express Car Keys Express specializes in automotive key replacement for businesses and consumers and is a global technology leader in key manufacturing. The company is the only manufacturer of a full line of aftermarket versions of modern car keys, like remote keys and smart keys, and partners with some of the nation’s largest retail chains. Car Keys Express invented the world’s first and only Universal Car Remote and Universal Car Keys and was named a 2017 Ernst & Young’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® for manufacturing our universal, aftermarket keys. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Inc. Magazine honored Car Keys Express with its Inc. 5000 award, which recognizes America’s fastest-growing private companies. To learn more, visit