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To Virendra, Jesse, Kiev, Verun, and Mr. Nowbut:

I like the idea of an EM emission that will identify the robot. There is a
problem on the station, however, with too many EM emissions. This is a
particular problem because the station is essentially a "can" and so the
waves bounce around quite a bit. How would you use an EM wave so that the
receiver doesn't get confused about the signal? How would you change the
EM wave so that the receiver can distinguish between robots? How would the
robot know when to turn the EM wave on and off? If it doesn't turn off,
how much battery power would the EM wave production require?

-- Salvatore Domenick Desiano
Research Scientist
smile.

 
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