Category Archives: RFID

How to Make DIY RFID tag with Duct Tape! [RedNeck]

You know how duct tape can solve a lot of everyday problems including an airplane wing, and here’s another way to apply duct tape to roll your own RFID tag with a bunch of wires.

It ain’t pretty but gets the job done and the RFID read range is on par with commercial RFID tags, unbelievable.

It’s ugly, and I really want to try this experiment over again with a smaller IC

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Twitter Hacks – How to Make an RFID Tweeting Device!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQm2B6BqU1I&feature=player_embedded

Are you working on a project that involves detecting people in certain spots in spaces?  Well, here’s an interesting Twitter hacking device that “detects” RFID tags and “tweets” based on that.  This could be great extension for your project that needs detection via RFID and communication through Twitter.

via hackedgadg

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RFID Hack – How to Build your own RFID Reader!

Back in about 2003, I first heard about RFID modules being implemented by Wal-mart to control their inventory and warehousing.  Well, I know it’s been well implemented throughout the world for many, many things these days, here’s how to build your own RFID reader so you can learn more about RFID plus free schematics are provided.

At the highest level, our device uses an antenna coil to power the RFID tag embedded in our Cornell ID’s and

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Multi-Touch Hack – DIY Puck Device Turns Any Surface into a Multi-Touch Surface!

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The next step in multi-touch surfaces?  Have no surfaces at all to rely on but rather a device (in this case a puck) a person can hold and turn any surface into a multi-touch surface!  That’s exactly what this Puck device does.  It’s still rather crude to be called a full multi-touch device but still, it’s a good beginning and we think it might be the future of multi-touch devices where the surface no longer exists but you can carry a quarter-sized device to turn any sur

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RFID Hack – How to Make an RFID Music Selector!

For RFID modders, here’s a great DIY to refer to, an RFID application that involves selecting your favorite music using RFID modules!  I know some of you are working on RFID projects, this one should be very helpful indeed.

The RFiDJ project is my first attempt at an application in Imperceptible Computing. After work I like to listen to music/radio for a bit to unwind. This usually involves logging into my HTPC and selecting a playlist. For this project I attempted to change how I interact with my music and HT

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Cat Flap Door Activated by RFID Chip!

Do you have a cat that has a lot of other cat “friends”?  Well, if you are having some trouble keeping those friends from stealing your own cat’s food or anything else, here’s a Cat Flap Door that’s activated by RFID chip; it can also work with exisiting ID-chips. (if your cat already has one)  If you need a similar device for a dog, check this out.

Install the Pet Porte microchip cat flap and wh

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Finger Hack – A Young Man Implants RFID to use as wireless key for his Guns!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsk6dJr4wps

We all know that one day the U.S. government will try to implant RFID chips in every U.S. citizen with social security, passport numbers, and all types of personal information.  While that’s still being worked on by evil NSA agents, you can take a look at this video of a young man who implanted an RFID chip into his fingers so he can use it as a wireless key for his gun safebox.

A great idea, I have many friends who still have BBs in their hands, left inside from accidently shooting themselves in the finger.  Compare to that,

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RFID Electric Doggy Door!

Finally, you wil be able to give your dog an automatic pet door that will activate via RFID.

PlexiDor Electronic “reads” the key code on the RFID key and opens only for your pet. Panel unlocks and slides up like a mini garage door. The main frame has a low profile of just 1 5/8″ in thickness. Door plugs into household outlet or can be hardwired.

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