RFID Scanning

I decided on a scanning function to add to my installation for my Critique on Friday, but it doesn’t seem to work. I don’t know if RFID is better or getting an actual barcode scanner. Anyways, I borrowed the RFID from the vending machine.



RFID Hook Up

Arduino Rx = RFID SOUT

Arduino 2 = RFID Enable

Arduino GND = RFID GND

Arduino 5V = RFID VCC

RFID Resources:
Instructables – Wiring & Programming the Parallax RFID Serial

Barcode: Connecting barcode scanner to Arduino using USB Host Shield


About Cristal Sung

Cristal is a new media designer, who believes in the importance of feeding the soul with art, culture, and food. Her work focuses on themes of identity, sociopolitical problems and the concept of beauty. Cristal is from Hong Kong and studies in Toronto.

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