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 is a global leader in discount, automotive key replacement for businesses and consumers. The company invented the world's first Universal Car Remote and Universal Car Keys and is the only company that manufactures a full line of aftermarket versions of modern car keys, like remote keys and smart keys. Car Care Express, a division of Car Keys Express, offers mobile vehicle reconditioning service for businesses and consumers. Founded in 2002, Car Keys Express is recognized for excellence in the industry, winning Inc. Magazine’s, “Inc. 5000” Award in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, AAPEX "Best New Product" Award in 2015 and 2019, EY Entrepreneur of the Year® for Manufacturing in 2017, and 2017 Business of the Year by Business First Magazine. To learn more, visit