LOW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY



low tech communication was develop long before the current electronic era. The early telecommunications included smoke signals and drums.

The first assigment of Art 511 Art and Telecommunications we were ask to come up with communication technology capable of flexible sending of messages at a distance of 600 yards and beyond. think of it as functioning beyond the range of yelled human voice. the system can be totally new or a derivation of known pre electronic technologies.

The low tech communication system that we developt was based on a set of message patterns, where each pattern was linked to a numeric code for the pattern which was easy to transmitt over a long distance by holding the corresponding sign up in the air for the recipient on the other end.

NUMERIC CODE MESSAGE PATTERN
1 WE
2 YOU
3 NEED
4 GIVE
5 FOOD
6 WATER
7 SALT
8 TABACCO
9 ALCOHOL
10 WEAPONS