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Kris Kumar
10-05-2005, 08:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.engadget.com/entry/1234000710061761/' target='_blank'>http://www.engadget.com/entry/1234000710061761/</a><br /><br /></div><i>" My inspiration for this project: I walked up to my building and started pulling out my keys when the guy next to me pointed his cell phone at the front door and it buzzed us in. I was in shock. When I asked him how he did it he laughed and said he was actually just hanging up the phone with his girlfriend and she buzzed the door. I immediately realized what I had to do. I had to figure out a way for my cell phone to buzz open my front door."</i><br /><br /> <img src="http://www.smartphonethoughts.com/images/Kris-oct05-howtokeylessentry.jpg" alt="User submitted image" title="User submitted image"/> <br /><br />Engadget special contributor Chris Turek has written a cool how-to article for setting up a keyless entry system to your house using your cellphone. Ever since I moved into my new home, I have wanted to setup a cellphone based remote for my garage door. Even though the how-to article will work in my case, I think it's a little too complicated for me to setup. :oops: I will wait for a simple <a href="http://x10.com/">X10</a> based solution. ;-)

10-05-2005, 10:54 PM
I had something like this set up on my old apt. When someone buzzed me, it would call to my cell phone. So no matter where in the world I was, I could buzz them in. So I just pushed the button and when my phone rang I pushed another button to get in. Although the not needing to push the button thing would be nice.