Peer Discovery

Joel Newkirk moko at
Mon Dec 11 08:53:35 CET 2006

Richard Franks wrote:
> On 12/8/06, Colin Curtin <colin at> wrote:
>> > Put two Neos in a room with no cell service - can they find each other?
>> >  Even with service, if nobody punches in 'codes' on each?
>> >
>> Oh, if only it had bluetooth.
> If the speaker could output frequencies above ~22kHz, and the
> microphone sampling rate could be tweaked high enough.. you may be
> able to build a primative close-range comm protocol with that?
> Actually, even in the human audible spectrum, it'd be a neat way for
> two Neo1973s to handshake. 10 bonus points if it sounds like R2D2.

Oh, that's great!  I just had a flash of the mothership from Close
Encounters, when envisioning two Neos meeting and sharing the news.


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