Anti theft protection of our cherished device.
franknstein666 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 22:04:35 CEST 2007
The problem is of course that you can't sent sms/emails if there is no sim.
And even IF there is a sim, you cant always sent emails since you need to
have a data plan.
SMS of course is an option.
On 6/30/07, Buddy <buddy.baars at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been thinking for a system like this sinds my last phone was stolen
> What I would like is:
> simcard is changed -> phone sents email/sms to a server.
> Gives me the new phone number, a code to call the phone silent.
> Possibility to call phone and open a remote terminal.
> With acces to GPS data, and all personal data, my own and from the new
> Fuck with him for a while (sent delayed (with cron) a few sms messages to
> his friends) change his agenda, etc etc
> Look him up at the most embarrassing place (work, school) and get my phone
> On 6/30/07, wim delvaux < wim.delvaux at adaptiveplanet.com> wrote:
> > Hi sean and other OpenMoko-ers
> > Just read an article on Slashdot (?) about the fact that lots of
> > of our precious gadgets get stolen (or lost).
> > Not being a hardware guy, I was wondering if one could
> > build/integrate/stick
> > to them some kind of 'anti-proximity' detector.
> > This is a device that consists of a a central - costly ? - pockettable
> > detector (that probes for a set of devices within a know list every now
> > and
> > then) and which you put in your pocket, or wallet or on your keychain.
> > Around that device a 'cloud' of periferals exists (Neo, wallet, Phone,
> > Laptop, ...) each tagged with a cheap ID which gets probed by the
> > central.
> > If any of the periferals fall out of range, the central beeps warning me
> > - the
> > owner of these nice periferals - that I am loosing one.
> > I do not know if this idea is at all feasible (battery consumption,
> > size, ...)
> > or perhaps it even exists, but I wanted to float this idea.
> > Suggestions comments welcome
> > W
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