18 Year Old Invents SMS-Based Car Anti-Theft System

Rocketboom Field Correspondent Ruud Elmendorp speaks with Morris Mbetsa, the 18 year old inventor of a system that allows you to monitor your car via SMS.


I’m hoping iPhone developers get some ideas from this talented young man, and extends it with the GPS feature on the iPhone. This can be a gold-mine of an application. Imagine, an anti-theft system that can control, locate and secure your car. In case of theft or lost of the iPhone, the application itself would have to be tightly-secured either via by thumbprint recognition, eye-scan and/or voice-signal recognition. To better visualize what I’m trying to say with regards to that iPhone app, think Tomorrow Never Diescar chase scene were James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) controls the car remotely: