Re: personality transmitters

Dan Clemmensen (
Sun, 17 Aug 1997 14:42:40 -0400

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Aug 1997, Philip Witham wrote:
> > > > 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
> > Other functions for these were discussed at the X3 conference:
> > A stored facial snapshot of yourself to help with name recognition, after
> > a conference, you could dump out a set of prints for everyone you met,
> > with pertinent data.
> >
> > Sounds like a EEPROM or flash ROM, a wimpy microcontroller, a simple
> > tranceiver, a lithium coin cell. Simple software. Who needs Xerox parc?
> Sounds like a simple app for a wearable. Can use IrDA for transport layer.

Why not just put your picture, and realaudio "Hello", and perhaps
a video clip all on your web page. Then you can just send the URL
over a lo-bandwidth local circuit. You could do the web part today.