No stylus on V1 release?
ewanm89 at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 26 14:54:13 CEST 2007
My first stereo had a infared laser remote.
On Monday 26 March 2007 11:23, Andreas Kostyrka wrote:
> * Clare Johnstone <claregj at gmail.com> [070325 01:22]:
> > Dear all,
> > This frightens me in my role as mother, grandmother etc, i.e. a
> > representative of the public to which you hope to sell this phone.
> > Essentially any laser device powerful enough to be useful has no place in
> Well, I take it on myself to play a representive of the public, guess
> I have at least as much reason.
> In my role as dad (well, I'm not a grand dad yet :) ), a dad that just
> gave her first mobile to his daughter, etc. on, and somebody who sold
> medical lasers for some years, I'm quite certain, that by the usual
> standards, I should be blind. Very blind. Guess the way regulators (or
> TÜV engineers look at it), my brain is probably fried :)
> Guess I'm a unruly kind, because I type this without a braille display.
> Basically, a laser pointer, which is bound to be a very weak device,
> is very far from dangerous. It might be able to hurt the eyes of some
> persons, but I doubt it. It might be able to raise the temperature of
> your eye by a degree. It might have negative effects on very small
> children, but well, these could also choke and die on any pointer.
> Guess we need to design a phone without small parts.
> Basically, despite the offical rules governing use of lasers, most
> people in the field don't take it that serious.
> Just to make it CRYSTAL CLEAR. This rant applies to red diode lasers,
> in the 650nm wavelength range with powers <5mW (which are usually used
> for pointers). There are enough lasers that one can use to hurt
> himself. Just not the typical laser pointers.
> > a home which may ever have children in it. (Even quite old ones).
> Well, you'll be shocked, I've been raised in a home where lasers were
> kept. *SHOCK*
> Another shocking thing, you know, some projectors used by people for
> their home entertainment setups include laser pointers in the remote.
> > clare
> > On 2/16/07, Ian Stirling <openmoko at mauve.plus.com> wrote:
> > >denis wrote:
> > >> Ian Stirling schrieb:
> > >>> Stefan Schmidt wrote:
> > >>>> It has a stylus, but no place in the case to hide it.
> > >>>
> > >>> My thoughts on this: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Expansion_Back - a
> > >>> modified case.
> > >
> > >Should we add that page to the hardware wish list?
> > and someone did, thus:
> > http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Wish_List_-_Hardware#Laser_Pointer
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