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RFID stands for "radio-frequency identification" and is used to identify and track objects via wireless communication over short distances.

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Input() called from GPIO input (button press) returns error

I'm learning Python whilst tinkering with various 'kits' I got for my Raspberry Pi. Currently messing around with the RFID-RC522, a simple to use RFID read/write board. I have independent Write.py ...
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Problem with USB RFID Reader and Raspberry pi 4

Firstly I'm just a beginner trying to get into pi world so my knowledge is minimal at this point. I'm trying to make USB RFID card reader work on raspberry like it works on my Windows pc, imitate ...
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Best way to detect a small portable device in the range of 5-6 meters [closed]

I have a couple of things automated in my room (fan, lights etc) using a server running on Rapsberry Pi 2 and relays. Now I would like to implement a system to automatically detect when I am in the ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B - RFID-RC522 stopped working [closed]

I connected a RFID-RC522 to my RPi 4. It was working perfectly to read data until now. I don't know why but I cannot read anymore data now. Nothing changed in the hardware, neither the software. Maybe ...
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Read serial data from multiple arduino

Please help me find problem in this code: import serial ser=serial.Serial("/dev/ttyACM0",9600) ser.baudrate=9600 ser1=serial.Serial("/dev/ttyUSB0",9600) ser1.baudrate=9600 ser2=...
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How to wire an electromagnetic lock to my raspberry pi

I am trying to build an RFID controlled electronic lock using my raspberry pi 4. I am still brand new to robotics and so far have only been able to turn a LED on and off. I bought the following ...
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Way to get signal strength from an RFID reader?

I am attempting to make a grid of RFID readers that can triangulate the position of a tag within their read range. I am currently using MFRC522 readers connected to a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (4gb) and ...
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What's the best solution to detect the coming of a person [closed]

I have a robot which should detect an approaching person and identify them in a range of about 1-3 meters. For that, the person should have something on their key ring, ideally without battery life ...
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How to add 2 RFID readers to Raspberry PI 4

I managed to install 1 rfid reader following this link tutorial but i have no idea how to read with 2 and know from which one reads
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Importing Data from MFRC522 to MariaDB via. raspberry pi 3

can you please assist me on python scripts that can import DATA FROM AN RFID READER (MFRC522) TO A MariDB DATABASE using a Raspberry Pi 3 B+?
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RFID~RC522 module not reading some cards

this is my first question here and I am kinda lost. I have a RC522 RFID module hooked up to a Raspberry PI 0 V1.1, and I have a TAG and a CARD (which I got with the module when I bought it) and I ...
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Reading ISO15693 SLIX2 18000-3-1 RFID tags with Raspberry Pi

There are Raspberry Pi components like RC522 that can read NFC tags, and it only supports ISO/IEC 14443 A/MIFARE and NTAG. We can't use those. We are looking for a component that can read ...
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RFID and LED Script disables RFID reader until reboot

I have two simple scripts, which work individually. One simply lights an LED, the other reads RFID. Now I want to put them together, but seem to fail. Once this runs, I can't read RFID anymore until ...
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sending rfid data to flask [closed]

good day ! i am working on a student authentication project in which the student swipes his rfid card over rc522 reader and the laptip webcam captures the photo of the student to authenticate. i am ...
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How can Rpi SPI python read the MFRC522 NFC module?

Trying to read my RFID MFRC522 using a Mifare blue tag and it is not working. Wondering if i could get any help on this as when i put the tag to read it doesn't show up as quick? using: https://...
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Raspberry Pi connect to external RFID Module FDX-B/Animals

I have purchased an RFID reader which is supposed to be able to read implants that are in animals RFID https://www.ebay.com/itm/134-2K-AGV-RFID-Animal-Tag-Card-Reader-Module-TTL-FDX-B-ISO11784-85-...
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Read RFID tag with Parallax RFID module

I'm using Parallax RFID Read/Write Module - Serial, this datasheet and trying to set module in active mode (LED light goes from GREEN to RED) with python code and then actually read tag. After running ...
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Read USB RFID via tty1 in Python very unreliable

I have an RFID reader (Neuftech USB RFID Reader, https://www.amazon.de/Neuftech-Reader-Kartenleseger%C3%A4t-Kartenleser-Kontaktlos/dp/B018OYOR3E) that attaches via USB. Via /var/log/syslog I found out,...
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RFID reader/writer

I'm creating a clocking in system for work and I'm considering using a raspberry pi for the card interface. Having never used one before I just want to check if this is possible. I've seen a few ...
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RFID RC522 Clone Script Unicode Error

I've set up a RC522 Card on my pi using This Tutorial and hacked together the Read.py and Write.py scripts into a Clone.py script: #!usr/bin/env python import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from mfrc522 import ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to 5V UHF RFID reader over TTY via level shifter

I want to keep track of UHF RFID stickers. I'm hoping to do this using a Raspberry Pi zero attached to an UHF RFID reader. I acquired this reader: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32848525319.html ...
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Raspberry pi and MFRC522

I am using MFRC522 RFID reader on raspberry pi and my question is the following, how can I stop reading the same card over and over again? I am not new with the scanner, I have previously used it with ...
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Basic Python interface to use with UHF RFID reader?

I have a Chinese UHF RFID reader that I'm using with a RasPi for a warehouse tracking project and it came with only a Windows SDK. The dense protocol document they provided in very rough English is ...
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How to configure the RaspberryPi-B1 RFID reader by Eccel?

I am trying to configure the B1 RFID hat on my raspberry pi since it is a cleaner solution than using a USB RFID reader. However I have ran into some issues. Firstly, the documentation supplied by ...
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RC522 RFID Module under heavy load?

We are planning to use RC522 RFID Module with RaspPi for authenticating guests at an event and am wondering if this is a good idea as there could be up to 500 guests / hour. Our system will simply ...
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raspberry pi with udp?

I wanna use the Raspberry Pi to detect RFID to control the video of Unity. My method is: Raspberry Pi reads the value of UDP and sends a message back to the unity (Raspberry Pi and Unity use the ...
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SimpleMFRC522 stop reading after some time

My code stack after some time (example 1 day) after reading MFRC522 in loop mode. At the beginning it works without problems, after some time is not working anymore. I can't figure out why. Can you ...
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how do I automatically power off the raspberry pi and cut power every night and then power it back on each day?

Background I'm a student working on research project to develop a remote wireless sensor network of data loggers. Each data logger (aka node) is going to be retrofitted to a bird feeder that reads ...
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MFRC522 and Bluetooth not work together

I have a program in which I use pyqt5, MFRC522 and bluetooth. I have 3 threads, one for the interface, one for the MFRC522 and one for the bluetooth. If I run the MFRC522 and the bluetooth separately ...
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Detecting the same RFID tag twice

I have a problem with the MFRC522 library. It seems to me that after the tag was read / written one time correctly, in the next cycle the library always returns 2 on the check whether a card is ...
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How to read Wiegand serial data? (Rx/Tx)

Ok, I am losing my mind... Why is this so damn difficult? Current situation: - 12V Access control device that is connected like this i.e. Wiegand D0 to Tx and D1 to Rx, with voltage dividers. - ...
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RC522 modules stop working when more than 2 are connected

So, here's a synopsis of what I am trying to do. I want to put 3 RC522 readers side by side inside of a book, facing the cover, that will be constantly on, using a Rpi zero W. When an RFID chip gets ...
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Simple python RFID (RC522) authentication system not working

I am a realative RPi noob so forgive me if this is a simple problem. I am making a keycard system with the RC522 reader, and I have everything wired up correctly. It works with writing and reading ...
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Raspberry pi 3 RFID RC522 Card UID is not same with USB RFID Reader

I'm working with RFID RC522 using Raspberrypi 3B+. I'm following https://github.com/mxgxw/MFRC522-python this package and works like a charm. I can able to read the data from the card, able to write ...
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How do I use three RC522 RFID readers together?

Ok, So I have one RC522 reader working with no issues. I want to have 3. I don't care which receiver picks up the RFID tag, I just want to know whenever a tag was picked up at all by any of them. ...
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RFID RC522 reader pigpio check error

I'm trying to connect Raspberry PI 3 B+ with RFID-RC522 (following this guide https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2018/02/rc522-rfid-tag-read-raspberry-pi/). But I got stuck at the hardware ...
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module RFID-RC522 MySQL, Python

I have the following problem. I am working with Python and RaspberryPi 3 recently. My task is to write the data (RFID together with date and time into the MySQL database). Date and time works, they ...
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How can I receive data from UHF RFID reader's USB port to my raspberrypi controller

I am new to raspberry pi, currently we want to develop gate control with open/close boom-barrier so we are using an UHF RFID reader and a raspberry pi. I bought a RFID reader that has a USB connector ...
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Problem with RFID-RC522 and Raspberry PI Background script

I am working a project to read an RFID tag, and make the buzzer sound. It works correctly in foreground. I call the python script via /etc/rc.local and it is triggered when I execute /etc/rc.local via ...
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Login to Raspberry Pi Via Python Script

I am trying to make a system to login to the Raspberry Pi with an RFID tag. I successfully connected the RFID reader RC522 module to the Raspberry Pi and I can retrieve the number of the tag and write ...
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How to dynamically determine objects based on some uniqueness?

As the title states I looking for a way to (detect and then) determine a object within some range. The object will be forklift or "train" in the factory. Main goal is to provide some GUI from which it'...
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using iso 15693 NFC tags on Raspberry with rc522

Is it possible to read/write ISO 15693 NFC tags using an RC522 chip? So far I do not have much experience with the chip, I downloaded this https://github.com/mxgxw/MFRC522-python library but ...
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error trying to set up RFIDIOT on raspberry

I am new to raspberry and python in general. I followed different guides to set up RFIDIOT (even the documentation and the installation guide on the repository on Github). So far, when I run pcsc_scan ...
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Sharing SPI Adafruit PiTFT and RFID RC522

I have a Pi Zero 1.2 connected to an Adafruit 2.8" PiFTF screen and a RFID-RC522 board. I also have a thermal printer connected to TX/RX, but I don't think this plays a part in my question. The TFT ...
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Cloning RFID tags with Raspberry Pi 3 and RC522?

I've looked around a lot now and can barely find any information on how to clone RFID tags with the Raspberry Pi, I've seen plenty of content on how to do it using an Arduino but I would really rather ...
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Raspberry PI 3 B, cannot find usb RFID reader, rc10c-usb-8h10d

I have Raspberry Pi 3 B board and I was install latest Raspbian image with desktop based on Debian Stretch. Now, when I connect my usb rfid rc10c-usb-8h10d 125kHz to rbPi3 board on usb, and in ...
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RFID RC522 Reader & Chromium Web Page

I'm having a bit of difficulty locating a specific example, however I have found people referencing that they have accomplished what I am looking for. At a basic level, I have a webpage being served ...
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Use RFID reader AND a 4x4 matrix keypad with breadboard

I am trying to set up a pi to use rfid to scan a card and if the card is correct, the user will enter in a 4 digit code into a 4x4 matrix keypad. Each device works perfectly fine independently however ...
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UHF RFID PYTHON CODE? [closed]

Hi recently I purchased UHF RFID from China supplier https://ruifanelec.en.alibaba.com/product/60620230740-218430589/Hot_Sell_Free_SDK_Long_Range_Integrated_TCP_IP_UHF_RFID_Reader.html?spm=a2700....
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How do I send data from multiple RFID readers to the Raspberry Pi wirelessly? [closed]

I've done some research and found out about XBees. Can I use this with RFID readers? I am planning to use RC522 RFID reader as its the cheapest option for me at the moment. I am open to any advice or ...