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Offline Bored@Work

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SMS spamming device from a free energy nut.
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http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/sms-contact?c=home

Well, it doesn't look like a scam (ignoring what he's trying to earn money for, it's silly, but he's not lying about it), but it's not exactly a competitive product, this is not a task you need any special hardware to accomplish, you don't even need mobile connectivity.

I could knock a web based system with the same features together in PHP easily, using any of a number of SMS gateways (I use Clickatel myself, just send an email to their gateway in the required format, SMS gets delivered). 

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yes, but I think the gateways will limit your sms sends. They won't permit you to spam anyone, and surely limit how many you can send in some preset time period.  His device has a radio and SIM card, so it connects to the provider network directly.

Actually, he'd be more successful if he marketed it differently. The device seems like it can be used with a number of home and business burglar alarms, to initiate an SMS message to the homeowner's phone or business owners phone when an alarm is triggered.  I know these types of devices exist already, but perhaps he can make it cheaper than what can be bought from the professionals...

The problem is the big professionals don't like anything they didn't sell you and install themselves.



 
 

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SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2013, 09:27:37 am »
Just your run-of-the-mill hardware project:
http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/sms-contact

It's what he wants the money for that matters!

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My name is Giuseppe Pezzella and I'm an Electronics Engineer and indipendent Physics Researcher.
My real passion is studying FREE ENERGY DEVICE but for this kind of study you must be outside of governamental structures such as the academy, yhe university ecc.
It is sad to say but it is true......
So the real goal behind this campain is to create an Advanced Research Lab for create new Clean Technology and Save Our Mother Earth.
 

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Re: SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2013, 10:14:28 am »
Nice! He will solve the energy problem with 100k only!

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Re: SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2013, 11:18:40 am »
I really need a sms-contact why not open source it  :-DD
 

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Re: SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2013, 11:22:00 am »
So he wants to save mother earth, can you imagine what a working free energy device in the hands of humans would do to the biosphere!.

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Re: SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2013, 11:25:38 am »
Why the bloody hell do they make you buy a netbook in order to buy the device and software?
 

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Re: SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2013, 12:40:50 pm »
https://www.eevblog.com/forum/crowd-funded-projects/sms-contact-solution-looking-for-a-problem-from-a-free-energy-nut/
Why do you loop link  :-//

The last few posts here were in a separate thread, which was subsequently merged. B@W was pointing out where the discussion that already was underway was located.
 

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Re: SMS CONTACT - Indiegogo
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2013, 01:20:09 pm »
The last few posts here were in a separate thread, which was subsequently merged. B@W was pointing out where the discussion that already was underway was located.


So his post was moved  :-// Not a big deal but i am still confused. I will now go to do something useful :)
 

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Re: SMS Contact. Solution looking for a problem from a free energy nut.
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2013, 01:01:49 am »
Google Calendar has been able to send SMS reminders for years. I was using it in 2007 (I think it launched ~May 2007). And for free!
 

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Re: SMS Contact. Solution looking for a problem from a free energy nut.
« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2013, 11:48:17 pm »
Most companies will let you sync your iphone or android over Outlook Web Access and you get all your work calendar reminders on your phone for free.
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Re: SMS Contact. Solution looking for a problem from a free energy nut.
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2013, 03:07:49 am »
He can't be much of an engineer if he believes in the free energy BS  :o
 


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