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Re^2: Bluetooth people presence detector :)by gellyfish (Monsignor)
|on Nov 09, 2006 at 11:51 UTC||Need Help??|
Well to be honest they could do this with mobile phones without bluetooth and possibly more reliably: I had a conversation with a senior IT guy at a large UK retailer about using GSM picocells in the stores to do just this - the advantage here is the phone actively registers with the cell rather than being "discovered". I'm sure I've heard of some mobile telco that gives a discount if you are prepared to have location based advertising pushed at you via SMS. And then there is the RFID chip in your store card ...