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RFID tags are used for everything from credit cards and passports to inventory control and door locks. Everyone should know more than a thing or two about them. With this guide you'll be able to learn how to read, "spoof" and use RFID in both common and creative ways. Their ubiquitous nature and how little an average citizen knows about them also makes for great science fair and educational projects. So, have a look at some of what Instructables has on offer!  
How to block/kill RFID chips style
In this Instructable I will describe different ways to block or kill RFID tags. RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. If you do not know about this technology yet, you should definitely st...
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Arduino RFID Door Lock style
***Updated 8/9/2010*** I wanted to make an easy and secure way to enter my garage. RFID was the best way to unlock my door, even with my hands full I can unlock the door and push it open! I built a s...
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RFID Reader Detector and Tilt-Sensitive RFID Tag style
The 'rub'Want to detect the presence of RFID readers? Want to control when a RFID tag is active or readable? We describe how to do both using bits of copper and card, and some readily available elect...
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Wallet made from a computer keyboard style
In all likelihood there is a keyboard within a few feet of you. Inside that keyboard there probably is a circuit sheet that makes for a surprisingly durable and thin material for making a wallet.Any ...
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RFID Shielding Pouch Out of 'Trash' style
Choose when the digital info on your chipped passport and credit/ID cards is 'on' or 'off' by making a pouch or wallet that contains radio wave shielding/attenuating materials. This one is constructed...
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Weather proof, Bluetooth capable RFID reader style
This instructable connects the popular BlueSmirf Bluetooth module to the ID12 RFID reader and shows how to make a dust and water resistant (IP55) RFID reader that sends IDs to your PC or mobile phone ...
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How to connect Arduino and RFID style
On this instructable I will try to show how to interface a RFID sensor with the Arduino. I am using the RFID sensor from seeedstudio the serial version of it. There are a few parts you will gonna need...
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iPhone RFID Reader style
The idea behind this project is to see what the iPhone's serial is capable of and to try and have a little fun with RFID along the way. This reader works with the low frequency (125Khz) tags but I hav...
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AVR/Arduino RFID Reader with UART Code in C style
RFID is the craze, found everywhere - from inventory systems to badge ID systems. If you've ever been to a department store and walked through those metal-detector-looking things at the entrace/exit ...
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A Universal RFID Key style
RFID projects have been pretty prominent recently, ranging from projects here in Instructables, to our local Silicon Chip magazine in Australia publishing a RFID door lock project in their November is...
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