#1849: Reportal

It seems that if you have to move from room to room whilst remembering even simple items, the doorways themselves can trigger forgetting of the crucial data.

Today’s invention is therefore a small recorder which can be attached to a door (for use within eg stockrooms or on board ships)

As you approach the door, simply say what your current task is eg “find the yellow-handled screwdriver.”

On emerging through the doorway, a speaker on that side would repeat the message, keeping you on track.