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Dec 19, 2011

Find My Car Smart app Uses Bluetooth 4.0 to Help iPhone 4S Owners do the Obvious

Do you have an iPhone 4S? Do you drive a car? Do you have amnesia? If you answered yes to at least two-and-a-half of these questions, you'll probably be interested in Find My Car Smart -- a Kickstarter project that wants to help dudes find their cars, with the help of Bluetooth 4.0 technology. The system is relatively straightforward, consisting of nothing more than an iOS app (available now on iTunes for $0.99), and a USB-based Bluetooth proximity adapter. All you have to do is download the app, stick the dongle in your car, and let your iPhone 4S automatically mark your parking spot. Whereas similarly-designed apps typically require users to manually record their car's location before leaving the lot, Find My Car Smart allows you to forget even that, since the app will automatically record your GPS coordinates. FMC Smart says it won't start shipping adapters until it reaches its Kickstarter funding goal, though it's aiming to deliver its first 500 devices by January. More here.
 
 

6 comments:

YeamieWaffles said...

That's absolutely genius in all honesty! There truly is an app for everything!

1ockedand1oaded said...

Constant GPS Surveillance aye?

Workingdan said...

Personally, I believe that if you can't find your car, you shouldn't be driving.

G said...

I used to have a bad habbit of driving into town...having too many beers, getting a lift home and then waking up with no memory of where I parked....this would be perfect.

Heaven. said...

Pretty neat idea.

One said...

Perfect! I'm missing the iPhone, but now I can annoy my friends by saying "There's an app for that" next time we're wandering lost through a parking lot.