Changing Hospital Waiting Rooms with RFID Technology
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Changing Hospital Waiting Rooms with RFID Technology

Engineers at Cornell university have created a new system for measuring vitals, which could revolutionize hospital experience for everybody. Usually, getting sick means having to go to the hospital which because of today´s procedures takes almost all your day (if not more), and most of...

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WISP – Re-programmable Microcontroller That Runs On Energy Harvested From Radio Waves
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WISP – Re-programmable Microcontroller That Runs On Energy Harvested From Radio Waves

A new research initiative between the University of Washington's Sensor Lab and the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands has created a microprocessor that can power itself through stray radio waves and receive programmable updates in the same fashion. While the RISC-derived...

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Windows PC Lock/Unlock Using RFID
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Windows PC Lock/Unlock Using RFID

by kksjunior @ instructables.com: How often have you felt tired of typing in the password to unlock your PC/laptop every time it got locked? I'm used to locking it down quite a number of times, everyday, and nothing is more annoying than typing the password/pin over and over again,...

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Arduino RFID Keycard Access
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Arduino RFID Keycard Access

Use the PN532 NFC available on the anduinoWiFi shield to create an RFID keycard building access system. by Brian Carbonette @ hackster.io Arduino RFID Keycard Access -...

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Arduino Ouija Board
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Arduino Ouija Board

Ouija Board is a flat board marked with the letters of the alphabet, the numbers 0–9, the words "yes", "no", along with various symbols and graphics. It uses a small heart-shaped piece of wood or plastic called a planchette. Participants place their fingers on the planchette, and it is...

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RFID Tutorial with an Arduino Uno and an OLED display
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RFID Tutorial with an Arduino Uno and an OLED display

educ8s.tv uploaded a new video on a RFID Arduino Tutorial: Today we are going to build a very interesting project. For the first time we are going to use RFID tags with Arduino. I have built a simple project which reads the Unique ID (UID) of each RFID tag we place close to the...

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Inside the tiny RFID chip that runs San Francisco’s race
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Inside the tiny RFID chip that runs San Francisco’s race

Ken Shirriff teardowns an RFID chip used to track the time each runner took to run the race. At the beginning and end of the race, the runners cross special mats that contain antennas and broadcast ultra high frequency radio signals. The runner's RFID chip detects this signal and...

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RFID Computer login
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RFID Computer login

Luke wanted to login on his PC without having to type in a password. He solved this by using a RC522 RFID reader and an Arduino Leonardo. There are various products on the market that would solve this problem from fingerprint readers to proximity dongles but i decided to see what i...

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