Re: TI-H: Multimaster I2C routines


Re: TI-H: Multimaster I2C routines wrote:
> In a message dated 97-05-30 20:59:53 EDT, someone said,
> << > > But doing it requires some ideas, especially ideas on what the
>  > > network could be used for. I can imagine chatting and games, but
>  > is
>  > > there anything else we'd like to do with a TI network? (It could
>  > be
>  > > wire, infrared, radio or anything...just think about the possible
>  > uses
>  > > for such a network.)
>  >
>  > Does anyone have any idea about what TI thinks about all of this
>  > stuff
>  > around the ti-85... like the networking.. i mean it would be great
>  > for
>  > them they could sell it as an educational tool... solid ti 85 or 92
>  > networks in the class room for seeing and understanding the text or
>  > graphs... that would be cool... getting your homework in a *.85g
>  > file
>  > instead of some piece of paper...
>  >
>  > >>
> I just thought of something really improbable, but certainly cool if
> possible. What if you had a radio network, and each calculator had a powerful
> transmitter, capable of making itself 'heard' through ten or twenty classroom
> walls...
> With this type of vast networking, it's sort of a small version of the
> Internet! There could be chat rooms, file transfers, and E-mail! I don't know
> too much about electronics, but I do know that this is extemely improbable
> because of the signal strength and clarity that is needed. Just a thought...

Sure it would be cool, but everyone would probably have to get
permission from the FCC to brodcast with that kind of power.

Andy Johnson