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How does Shine sync with the phone?
2 points by harrydoukas 1442 days ago | hide | past | web | 1 comment | favorite
Shine (http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/270243) uses a novel non rf way to sync with phone, I think they do it using the phone magnetometer. Shine generates a small variant electromagnetic field captured by phone magnetometer, using modulation they are able to transmit some data!

I figured they were modulating the charge on the case and the screen picked it up as "touches".

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