bastow at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 14:04:30 EST 2011
Frank Zhao has a business card that does that:
He is a student at UW, and gave a presentation about his projects during on
of our Tuesday Open Nights.
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 1:50 PM, Seth Hardy <shardy at asymptotic.ca> wrote:
> it's relatively easy to do this with a microcontroller, using (for
> example) http://www.obdev.at/products/vusb/index.html
> i saw someone with a business card pcb that when you plug it in to usb and
> hit somethinglock three times it would open the person's resume.
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 1:44 PM, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca>wrote:
>> I just received an http://www.Buzzcard.com from Computer Associates.
>> It's a credit card with a USB plug. Thinking it was a storage device that I
>> might be able to co-opt for another purpose I put it in my Linux desktop.
>> It typed a string of numbers into the shell I was in! This isn't a storage
>> device. It registers as a keyboard device and actually types into your
>> We scrounged up a Windows PC here and opened the Run dialog and launched
>> the URL above. We tried it in Mac OS X and it launched a browser and filled
>> in the URL.
>> I'm curious to know more about this. Anyone else interested in playing
>> with this?
>> John Van Ostrand
>> CTO, co-CEO
>> Net Direct Inc.
>> 564 Weber St. N. Unit 12, Waterloo, ON N2L 5C6
>> Ph: 866-883-1172 x5102
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