Tiny Gadget Hooks You Up With Like-Minded People Nearby [VIDEO]
Why sort through online dating profiles when a device could alert you when a potential good match is nearby? Instead of setting your gaze permanently at nametag level during conferences, you’d receive a text message when someone with a relevant business opportunity enters the room. And at a concert, you’d know who shares your taste in music without borrowing their iPods.
This is the world that magnetU, an Israeli startup, hopes to create. MagnetU is about to release a tiny “proximity networking” gadget, in the works since 2009.