Re: [76attendees] RFID and toilets

Wilmer van der Gaast <wilmer@google.com> Thu, 12 November 2009 02:57 UTC

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2009/11/11 Warren Kumari <wkumari@google.com>;:
> Where I work we have Toto brand toilet seats, but instead of having
> the controls connected to the seat they are on a separate box on the
> wall (much more convenient to reach). Anyway, we discovered that the
> communication from the control to the seat itself is over an IR link
> -- for April Fools day we used a learning universal remote to learn
> the various commands. I couldn't quite bring myself to use it on a
> victim though....
>
Also I'm told that in one of our buildings things *were* once miswired
already and the remote control on wall A controlled toilet B *behind*
that wall. Oops.


Wilmer.