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Automating measurements from an RFID reader using Python

In the last blog about communicating with the Intelleflex FMR-6000 RFID reader over a TCP/IP connection, I had a Python script sending a string and then printing the reader’s response. This opened up a lot of possibilities for doing interesting … Continue reading

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Python script to get status of an RFID reader

This is the RFID reader that I am using for a college project. It can be quite labour intensive to make a lot of readings especially if the power is varied over time. The reader is connected to a computer … Continue reading

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2d mapping using a webcam and a laser

Following on from my previous blog post using a webcam and a laser as a rangefinder, it’s now mounted on a cheap 3 euro stepper motor and used to make a 2d map of the surroundings. As you can see … Continue reading

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Measuring distance using a webcam and a laser

After seeing mini radar project by Aron Horan last year (http://robohoran.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/mini-radar/), I decided to give it a go using a webcam and a laser. The reason for doing this is because using an ultrasonic sensor does not provide precise readings … Continue reading

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