Category Archives: 3rd Year Final Project

Smart Trolley

The idea: The smart trolley idea is my final year college project that I have been working on for the past two and a half months. The idea is that in every supermarket all of the products have small RFID … Continue reading

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Metal trolley experiment results

This post will contain the results of all experiment done with the metal trolley. Cardboard test results Plastic test results Glass test results Investigating how easily tags can be read outside of the trolley Investigating the benefits of RFID tags … Continue reading

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Playing with National Instrument’s NI PXIe-106Q

For the past day or so, I have been messing about with this cool-looking contraption. After getting past figuring out the intimidating front panel, I was able to try some interesting things.

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Communicating with an Alien ALR-8800 RFID reader using Python’s telnetlib

Very simple script that automatically enters the default username and password for the reader. The user can then enter commands and the results will be printed to the screen. Below is an example of the program running. In this case … Continue reading

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