i'm going to lose my neo....
florent.delvaille at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 22:47:09 CET 2007
My idea was an application to : when you lost your Neo, send a "special" SMS
with the cellular phone of a friend, to your Neo. The goal is that the Neo
will answer the coordinates X and Y with GPS. Maybe in the future transform
coordinates to an real adress...
2007/11/8, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at gmail.com>:
> i know i will, it's a certainty. i lost a phone 2 weeks ago and another in
> i know it's got a gps and can e-mail/text us where it is, but that
> will only work if someone doesn't re-flash it and has other caveats on
> it working. Besides, I'd rather it not get that far away from me, i
> want to know as soon as i get off my seat on the train, that I've left
> it behind
> what i would like is a (v. small) device that i can carry in my
> wallet, or somewhere, that sounds a reminder (on the phone, or
> external device) when it moves out of range. it doesn't have to be any
> fancy bluetooth or wi-fi or GPS thing, some simple technology for
> measuring proximity and triggering a signal would suffice
> ideas? any other absent-minded daydreamers out there? is RFID the way
> to go? are there any unlicensed parts of the radio spectrum that are
> free for use by anyone using low-powered radio transmitters?
> of course, this tech could be applied to any object that a person could
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