'Find lost keys' with Nokia Location Sensor

13 January 2009 — 6:30 PM

Last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas saw Nokia reveal a new device to find lost keys.

The Locate Sensor - noted as "tiny" by the Nokia Conversations website - attaches to belongings such as keys or wallets and alerts the owner if they get separated.

An alert comes via a wireless link to a software app on a mobile phone – but as the device is still in the prototype stage, details on how it will work have not been made available.

The owner can also carry the sensor to use the system backwards. If he or she moves more than 100 metres away from the device an alarm will sound.

Up to 100 individual sensors - which will have 18 months' worth of power - will be supported by the app.

The device has been described as "definitely one of the smartest little gadgets to make an appearance at CES 2009" by Electricpig.

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