rfid dartmail


in a last ditch effort to avoid thesis work, tony tang and eric pattison hacked together dartmail, a ballistic file transfer protocol.

The head of the Dart contains an RFID tag. By waving the tag over the reader, the ‘shooter’ can attach a handle to any electronic file (located in a shared file system) to the dart. After being shot, the victim can pass the dart over his or her reader (although invariable this is a guy’s thing), and see the file on the screen.

in the video they also propose using the rfid file handle in the form of a business card.  but really, 9 out of 10 business contacts would just prefer the pleasantry of being shot with a dart.  thanks for the link b-rad.

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