The locust swarm: an environmentally-powered, networkless location and messaging system

  title={The locust swarm: an environmentally-powered, networkless location and messaging system},
  author={Thad Starner and Dana Kirsch and Solomon Assefa},
  journal={Digest of Papers. First International Symposium on Wearable Computers},
The Locust infrared system provides inexpensive messaging and location information without batteries and without its own network. The system is "privacy aware" in that it supplies information to the wearable computer user who can then control how much of this information is shared with others or the installed infrastructure. By combining the abilities of Locusts with an appropriately equipped wearable computer, the user can interact with web-like hyperlinks, graphics, and sounds virtually… CONTINUE READING
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