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Re: [OT] Time sync of arbitrary consumer devices



On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 11:31:46AM -0400, Charles E Taylor IV wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Apr 2005 00:35:12 -0700
> "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters mac com> wrote:
> 
> > Something that has bugged me for years - I have to manually set the time
> > on my microwave, on my stove, on my VCR (it will auto-sync if I pay for
> > cable, but cable does not offer me what I consider to be programming
> > worth what they want to charge - well, I would watch the sci-fi channel,
> > had I the time to watch it ...)
> 
> If you're in the USA, you probably don't need cable.  What you need for
> many VCRs is merely acceptable reception of PBS.

Hi Charles, i hadn't heard of this feature.
Can you expand on this a little bit?  How does it work, what is the
feature called?  How do marketing people refer to it?
Got a URL to an explanation? (just curious)

-- 
Jeff Kinz, Emergent Research, Hudson, MA.


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