Easy pockets hack makes use of magnetic alarms to stave off pickpockets
We simply wrapped up our tour of obligation at MWC dodging the infamous pickpockets in Barcelona, so maybe that is why we’re notably intrigued by Cabel Kraft’s anti-snatch pockets hack over at Hackaday. Most billfold alarms depend on a mild set off, which might be problematic if the thief squirrels away his prize for a later reveal. Kraft solves that situation through the use of magnetic alarms — the type hooked up to home windows for break-in alerts — that set off when the pockets is faraway from the sufferer’s pocket. He did need to take away lots of the alarm’s bulk and alter the situation of the reed change, however the setup appears in any other case uncomplicated. If you would like to stop your pockets from getting picked and have some soldering chops as well, have a peek at Kraft’s handiwork on the supply or simply view the video after the break.