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...
<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">2007/11/8, Robin Paulson <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>>:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
i know i will, it's a certainty. i lost a phone 2 weeks ago and another in June<br><br>i know it's got a gps and can e-mail/text us where it is, but that<br>will only work if someone doesn't re-flash it and has other caveats on
<br>it working. Besides, I'd rather it not get that far away from me, i<br>want to know as soon as i get off my seat on the train, that I've left<br>it behind<br><br>what i would like is a (v. small) device that i can carry in my
<br>wallet, or somewhere, that sounds a reminder (on the phone, or<br>external device) when it moves out of range. it doesn't have to be any<br>fancy bluetooth or wi-fi or GPS thing, some simple technology for<br>measuring proximity and triggering a signal would suffice
<br><br>ideas? any other absent-minded daydreamers out there? is RFID the way<br>to go? are there any unlicensed parts of the radio spectrum that are<br>free for use by anyone using low-powered radio transmitters?<br><br>
of course, this tech could be applied to any object that a person could lose<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>OpenMoko community mailing list<br><a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org
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