The CurrCon Java Applet displays prices on this
web page converted with today’s exchange rates into your local international currency,
e.g. Euros, US dollars, Canadian dollars, British Pounds, Indian Rupees…
CurrCon requires an up-to-date browser
and Java version 1.7 or later, preferably 1.8.0_74.
If you can’t see the prices in your local currency,
Troubleshoot. Use Firefox for best results.
At the 1998 JavaOne conference Oracle and Dallas Semiconductor
distributed rings and ring readers. The pinky rings contained an embedded chip that
encoded whether you liked cream or sugar in your coffee and a unique id. The rings
are big and silver, looking like something from a 1940
Green Hornet episode. The reader/encoders interface via a standard serial or parallel
port. The rings could be used for robust, low cost mag stripe card sorts of
applications. You can buy a development kit with a ring and your choice of serial or
parallel reader for
from iButton. You can download
software from the iButton site.