October 20, 2004

TV off button remote control

The kindly folks at Cornfield Electronics have made a little device that cycles through all know IR "TV off" command sequences. One of these should be able to turn televisions off (regardless of manufacturer) in public locations. They got written up in Wired magazine and their web hosting hasn't been too happy, but it does look like a good device to remove televisions from our environment. Then I will pay attention to the person across from me at dinner and not the CNN screen. I promise!

Also in the news recently have been the Israeli-made cell phone jammers being used in Mexican churches, French trains, and Italian movie theaters. Or GPS jammers...

Posted by duver001 at October 20, 2004 12:40 PM