I love the CapNET concept, I wished I could have been there and got a propeller beanie! I can only imagine the fun of the CapNET members walking around and "meeting one another". Neat idea and a great marketing device. Wishing I could have one (or 3 or 4 for the fun of it).
It really was a lot of fun -- also the folks at Synapse Wireless (www.Synapse-Wireless.com) are going to make all the design files open source so anyone can make as many as they want...
I'm trying to persuade them to provide them as pre-built kits
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