personality transmitters (was deathwatch)

Brian D Williams (
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 13:46:11 -0700 (PDT)

earlier I wrote:

>I particularly liked the idea of the device buzzing within a
>certain range of another device, just like on "Highlander" when
>two immortals are near.

The more I thought about this the more I liked the idea, so I've
come up with the idea of "Personality Transmitters". Basically it
would be a small beeper sized device you would enter a code into
(say 8 digits or so). The device would periodically send out a
digital pulse and the rest of the time would listen for a similiar
pulse, buzzing you when it was received......

No doubt a web page would soon emerge listing codes for various

Could be fun.

Somebody call Motorola ;)


The pulse would be short range of course....