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Read RFID and NFC tokens with Raspberry Pi | HackSpace 37

Reading Time: 4 minutes Add a bit of security to your project or make things selectableby using different cards. In the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, PJ Evans goes contactless. The HAT is not hard on resources, so you can use many variants of Raspberry Pi NFC (near-field communication) is based on the RFID (radio-frequency identification) standard. Both allow […]

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Raspberry Pi Off-World Bartender

Reading Time: 4 minutes Three things we like: Blade Runner, robots, and cocktails. That’s why we LOVE Donald Bell‘s Raspberry Pi–packed ‘VK-01 Off-World Bartender‘ cocktail making machine. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qc9lcwPjyWk?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] This machine was due to be Donald’s entry into the Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge, an annual event in San Francisco. By the time the event was cancelled, he was too deep […]

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An RFID-powered seating chart for your wedding

Reading Time: 3 minutes Seating charts at weddings and other formal events are usually handled by small cards at each table, but Gabrielle Martinfortier had other plans.  For her big event, she along with help from her now-husband and friends constructed a seating arrangement on a 3’ x 4’ wood canvas, equipped with a 7” TFT display and an […]

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An Arduino-based RFID tag system perfect for escape rooms

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Arduino-based RFID tag system perfect for escape rooms Arduino Team — May 16th, 2018 As seen here, “Annaane!” has come up with what could form the guts of a very interesting escape room puzzle.  Her build features four RFID card readers, which cause an Arduino Uno to release a door lock or other device […]