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Old 10-06-2012, 10:33 AM   #46
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In addition to all the points made- I am not happy to see that it has names on it. I don't put names on my girls' hats or clothing I am not happy to have their name on a bracelet for anyone to see and read.
Why would this be a problem? Sorry but that is really just being ridiculous. I really doubt they would have names anyway, probably just a bar code.
But seriously most people out there are not bad and trying to steal your children, especially in Walt Disney world.
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Old 10-06-2012, 10:33 AM   #47
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The bracelets will have a coin cell battery.
The "coin cell" is a capacitor that is part of the PCB and not a battery.

The car RFID transponders can have a battery so they can transmit for a much farther distance. No batter is need for what Disney will be using them for.
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Old 10-06-2012, 10:38 AM   #48
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Why would this be a problem? Sorry but that is really just being ridiculous. I really doubt they would have names anyway, probably just a bar code.
But seriously most people out there are not bad and trying to steal your children, especially in Walt Disney world.
Since they are not transferable, there would need to be a way to tell them apart. We have our full names on the KTTW cards, we sign our KTTW cards to use them for chargin and on APs. This is different in that is it only your first name.

I know I go to WDW to steal children. Who would ever go for the rides.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:05 AM   #49
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As for door locks I know they installed them at AoA because they were all new but I thought I had heard that they may have started at some other resorts.
According to recent posts on the POFQ FAQ thread on the Resorts board, they are installing at POFQ now.

As far as the concerns over having names on the band - the photo at the link in the first post shows a first name, but considering the logical size of the band, I'd think you'd have to be right up close to it to read the name (not like having it stitched on your Mickey Ears).
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:09 AM   #50
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As far as the concerns over having names on the band - the photo at the link in the first post shows a first name, but considering the logical size of the band, I'd think you'd have to be right up close to it to read the name (not like having it stitched on your Mickey Ears).
If the band was say 1/2" wide I would think the name would be about this big. (size will depend on your monitor size) but probably about 4 points.

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Also are we seeing the inside or the outside of the band?
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:19 AM   #51
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The "coin cell" is a capacitor that is part of the PCB and not a battery.

The car RFID transponders can have a battery so they can transmit for a much farther distance. No batter is need for what Disney will be using them for.
Disney says it will be battery powered.

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The bracelet, called "Magic Band' is battery powered, is designed to be disposable, and includes the now familiar NextGen Mickey logo and what appears to be the wearers name for easy ID in groups. The RFID bracelet will be the driving force behind much of Disney's NextGen initiative, which includes ticketless park entry, ticketless FASTPASS, attraction personalization, touch-to-pay purchasing and more.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:27 AM   #52
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I think it should be a necklace, and if you try entering two different parks on the same day without a park hopper ticket it'll blow up your head a la Scanners.
Choking hazard for younger kids...
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #53
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I, too, am hoping it is removable. I do have a jade "perma-bangle" (bangle I don't take off), so the idea of always wearing something doesn't completely bother me. But something designed to be more temporary isn't always comfortable in the heat and such.

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Why would this be a problem? Sorry but that is really just being ridiculous. I really doubt they would have names anyway, probably just a bar code.
But seriously most people out there are not bad and trying to steal your children, especially in Walt Disney world.
The picture in the link shows that at the very least a first name would be on the band. That said, I am not hugely concerned about that part because it is not as if it is all that noticeable while you are walking around.
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In addition to all the points made- I am not happy to see that it has names on it. I don't put names on my girls' hats or clothing I am not happy to have their name on a bracelet for anyone to see and read.
I don't think they'll be able to see it -- I believe the photo shows the bottom (inside for Chartle) of the electronics part of the wristband...
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The "coin cell" is a capacitor that is part of the PCB and not a battery.

The car RFID transponders can have a battery so they can transmit for a much farther distance. No batter is need for what Disney will be using them for.
They'll need a battery to light up the bracelet (if that's what it will do)...
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:50 AM   #56
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Anybody else notice they are assembled in China? So much for made in the USA
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This is exactly what I noticed which caused me concern!
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Saw that. Good grief...we need made in America Mickey! Guess I'll have to keep the band in my pocket or elsewhere. I don't wear a watch or bracelets..can't stand anything on my wrists.
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That caught my eye as well.
And thats the way it will always be until this country decides to lower its business taxes which are currently one of the highest in the world.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:53 AM   #57
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They'll need a battery to light up the bracelet (if that's what it will do)...
How long until it has a mini OLED screen and it gives you FP reminders and ride wait times?
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How long until it has a mini OLED screen and it gives you FP reminders and ride wait times?
Let's see -- what would they call it...?

A "dPhone," maybe?
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Let's see -- what would they call it...?

A "dPhone"?
No mPhone Its all about the Mouse.

Actually it is with the new logo.
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And thats the way it will always be until this country decides to lower its business taxes which are currently one of the highest in the world.
At least 1 other reason, but Thumbs-up!

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