ebay - cardamatic

From: David H. Barr <dhbarr_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon Feb 14 16:02:05 2005

That was exactly what I was thinking. Then I thought "create a data
format that has the same number of bits as a card, and OCR them into
it." Then I thought "design and create a hole-puncher accessory to
manufacture as many copies as you like from these data files." Then I
thought "go back to work and stop re-inventing the wheel.


On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 13:40:38 -0800 (PST), Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com> wrote:
> > >Nope. Plastic card (credit card thickness, or less) with
> > >pencil-sized holes in it. The "reader" is a matrix of electrical
> > >contacts. You shove the card in it, it insulates the non-punched
> > >contacts. Simple!
> > >Alas, hard to reproduce the cards automatically. Easy with a hand
> > >punch though.
> xerog the cards with black paper behind them.
> Let people who want them punch their own holes where the copy has a spot.
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