Wifi Emitting Wristwatch

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Wifi Emitting Wristwatch

Post by Xboxjunkie52 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:46 pm

Hey Guys, I'm new to this forum, but I have a challenge. Build a wearable wristwatch that has its own WiFi to use with your Ipod or Laptop. If possible make the project cost less than $150 and should be able to be made by almost anyone that wants to (easy as possible). I don't really know how hard this would be, but I look forward to the submissions. The watch should still be functional and the WiFi should be rechargeable by a USB port or solar. Note that range does not have to be great because your device and watch would be literally a foot away. Thanks, Xboxjunkie52

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Re: Wifi Emitting Wristwatch

Post by jdmlight » Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:03 pm

Where would the internet come from? You would need ethernet, 3G, or some other means of connecting said wifi to the internet for it to be useful.
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Re: Wifi Emitting Wristwatch

Post by eagle5953 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:55 pm

The battery to power it would be too large by itself. This project is not feasible.

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Re: Wifi Emitting Wristwatch

Post by bicostp » Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:42 am

You could attach a Verizon MiFi to a watchband, but that would be pretty bulky. (It would also need an expensive monthly data plan.)

There's a reason 802.11 supports ad-hoc connectivity.

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