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I need to program a remote switch via Bluetooth to a smart 'phone. Both ends are the easy bit. It's the hardware in the middle that's worrying me.
I need a really small, I mean a really, really small - smaller than a very small thing - bluetooth board, that can just talk to an android device and send h/w switch presses to it, nothing more. The user presses a h/w switch, and the 'phone logs it.
If I forgot everything I know about such boards, I would quite possible know more about them than I do now.
There seems to be an HC-05 or 06 out there, but I have no idea if they would do the job. They are actually larger than I would like, anyway. Also, I guess I would need a BLE device.
Does the hive-mind of CP have any idea of what's worth looking at?
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for mine travel agents are becoming a thing of the past too.
I'll either go direct (nearly always for airlines), or if using "cheapest deal search" websites for accomm prefer those that pass bookings straight through and let you interact directly with the ho/motel for payments / deposits.
What I don't fully understand is how they can go bust before they have paid their bills (and hoteliers get paid 60 ~ 90 days after the guest has left) but they get fully paid by the holiday makers months in advance. So they know their income well in advance, they know their major outgoings well in advance, they have their own air fleet, ...
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Perhaps the managers' bonuses were calculated at strategic times in the year (after receiving payment, but before paying their suppliers). This would tend to inflate the bonuses well above their justified level, based on an annualised calculation.
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Exactly what was going through my mind. They know the future operating cost of the planes, give or take to allow for fuel price charges. They know what the hotels will cost them when they sign the contract with the provider, they know their staff costs, airport charges etc. etc.
Because they have been paying bills on future incomes.
So whenever those future incomes don't arrive anymore, because people are afraid to travel because, well, let's not go there. This isn't the soapbox.