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When my phone rings, the world springs to action
MP3 ringtones are so last year. The goal here is to cause the ringing of my phone to produce a real world effect, short of someone hitting me over the head with a baseball bat.
The mechanism proposed is the association of my phone# with a URL of my choice, which should be easily implemented in any
number of "follow-me dialing" systems.
This URL will be a page programmed by me that will, for instance, send a signal to Aibo to bark, or make my robotic snake slither, or make all the X10 wired appliances in my house flash, etc.
A different URL ringtone idea
This one is for streaming a ringtone [theircompetitor, Jan 06 2005]
[theircompetitor, May 10 2010]
||i, for one, think this idea would be quite handy.
||"as recardo sensed something wasn't right, his aunt Laurna dialed his number. he saw his cellular light up and let out a blood-curdling scream. his house went up in a mushroom cloud, and power went out for about 3 square blocks."
||Your caller could ring a postman to deliver you a
||I deleted the broken link, 21. Perhaps you are right and this is on the way to being baked, though of couse I posted it nearly 5 years ago.