Sunday, April 18, 2004

The New York Times > Business > Your Money > Refresh Button: Harvesting Different Fruit

The New York Times > Business > Your Money > Refresh Button: Harvesting Different Fruit: "His latest company, Wheels of Zeus, is polishing technology that will allow the wireless tracking of anything from the family dog to products being trucked through harsh regions of the third world.
'I want to be a part of the new eras of technology that are coming,' he said.
Mr. Wozniak, 53, describes his system - called wOzNet - as inexpensive ID tags that can be located via Global Positioning System satellite data through the Internet. One person using a broadband-enabled computer can track thousands of the tags, expected to cost less than $25 each.
It is too soon to tell whether Mr. Wozniak, with his 19 employees, can repeat Apple's success. 'Apple was a total accident of history,'' he said. 'I designed it at home, for myself. It was like a science project.' "
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