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Parcel Sensor Knows When Your Delivery Has Been Dropped 145

First time accepted submitter Hamsterdan writes "If you're tired of finding that your stuff has been smashed during shipping after opening your package, this device is for you. 'Called DropTag, the gadget combines a battery, a low-energy Bluetooth transmitter, an accelerometer and a memory chip. Stuck on a parcel as it leaves an e-commerce warehouse, it logs any g-forces above a set risky shock level that it experiences. The idea is that when the courier puts it in your hands, you turn on Bluetooth on a smartphone running a DropTag app and scan it before you sign for it.'"
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Parcel Sensor Knows When Your Delivery Has Been Dropped

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Real computer scientists don't program in assembler. They don't write in anything less portable than a number two pencil.

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