Encoder rings

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Encoder rings

Nice concept… “encoder rings” via CrunchGear.

Encoder Rings began as an investigation in how to store precious or personal digital information. The result is a series of rings that are decorated with tiny blobs and holes, that actually represent letters in binary code; the code used as the basis for digital information. The user would choose a secret message 64 characters long, have the message translated into binary code and finally have a ring produced using rapid-prototyping.

4 thoughts on “Encoder rings

  1. Ryan M says:

    How does one read these with any sort of speed?

    Also; can the ring size change?

  2. biojae says:

    I would instead of putting the message on the ring I’d use the ring as a 64 bit private key for decrypting a message sent over any means. That’s more versatile and uses less carbon based materials.

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