[OT] Beeping gadget

Dreamer smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 18:09:40 MST 2005


Careful, isn't putting electronic beeping things into sneakers enough
to get you thrown into Gitmo for life nowadays?

On 11/17/05, Barry Roberts <blr at robertsr.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 12:05:25AM +0000, Jason Holt wrote:
> > Given a prototype, you could easily port the code to an attiny8, and if
> > your SMD skills are good, there's a nonzero chance you could fit the entire
> > device in a shoe.  (But remember, you need sensors, controls (to set
> > delays, etc.), an actuator (buzzer) and batteries).
>
> Lots of my 6-year old son's shoes have sensors in the soles that light
> up when he hits the ground.  You could get a pair of those and take
> them apart for the sensors.  Might even be interesting to see what
> they use for controllers, batteries, etc.
>
> Barry
>
>
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