Itch3: Anti-lost/theft protection
jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net
Wed Feb 28 16:27:16 CET 2007
Bartłomiej Zdanowski DRP AC2 writes:
>I like the idea. I agree with Cayco, that you cannot ask police to catch
>the thief. But sending coords would be very interesting solution.
>As the GPS coords may be not very accurate I'd extend the idea to
>bluetooth connection which is a very short range, to point person who
>owns the stolen phone.
>The phone might change it's bluetooth device name to some special string
>(like "stolen NEO" :-) ) so we might detect it in a short range and
>point person who owns it.
And when your bluetooth headset gets near enough it could start
screaming "help! I'm stolen!" at the top of its 1 watt lungs :)
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