On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 08:19:57PM -0700, Geoff Moore came forth with:
> The problem with having a wireless based thing is you need to use very
> little power otherwise the batteries will be flat all the time (even if you
> only transmit every once in a while), and if you're only transmitting very
> low power then there are likely to be dead spots around your house.
>hmm.. what about something like a ski lift pass?
(I know you probably don't want such a huge yoke in the hallway, but
still.. we tried to figure out what it does, and ended up thinking
the magetic field the machine generated caused enough power in the
card to send a message to the detector (they have ID's, because
you can time them out etc))
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