The Future: Smoke Detecting Mobile Phone

Posted: Oct 14 2003, 11:02pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:01pm CDT, in Mobile Phones


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The Future: Smoke Detecting Mobile Phone

BBC has a story about smoke detecting mobile phones.

The Romanian inventors, Marian Gavrila and Garbriel Patulea, say the system could help save hundreds of lives if a smoke detecting sensor woulbe be built into mobile phones. The sensors can pick up on smoke, but also other toxic gases in the atmosphere like methane and carbon monoxide, according to the Romanian inventors who are based in Canada. The inventors are in the process of registering the idea internationally with the Canadian Patents Office and hope mobile device makers will help them out with a prototype.
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