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Specialized Sensor Series #3 – RFID

The purpose of this series of blog posts is to highlight a specific class of unique sensors and walk through what options are out there and which ones will work with your Phidgets devices. This post discusses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) readers and tags.

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5 Creative Ways to use RFID

RFID kit

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) is a useful and affordable way to create interaction. The Phidgets RFID reader offers solutions in near-field applications, allowing tags to be detected within a few centimeters. Over the years, several customers have picked up a reader

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How to Set Up Multiple RFID Readers in Close Range

Do not put RFID readers in close proximity

Using multiple radio-frequency identification (RFID) readers in a relatively confined space can be a tricky proposition. We tell our customers that if they want to have multiple readers in their application that they should space them at least 1 meter

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Exploring the Many Methods of Object Detection.

There are a lot of different types of sensors out there that can be used to detect the presence of an object or obstacle. Figuring out which one is right for your application can be a bit difficult, and is

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