Idea: Desktop wakeup on user proximity

David Ford david at
Wed Jan 24 02:57:54 CET 2007

Actually this idea is already in use.  Set up your Bluetooth to 
lock/unlock your desktop when you are in the vicinity of it etc.


Richard Franks wrote:
> So when I walk into my office in the morning my computer wakes the
> monitor and logs in, opens up a browser with slashdot, etc.
> So when I walk towards my house at night, my computer is already cuing
> up some music for me.
> Detection could be via GPS/data connection, but in many workplaces,
> bluetooth detection could be sufficient, plus your Neo only needs to
> start up bluetooth when it already knows that it is close to an
> activation spot.
> Richard
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