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Here’s a project a guy did to turn a Phidget USB RFID Reader and a Kwikset Powerbolt 1000 into a keyless entry system that can be operated by an RFID key fob, mobile phone, or PC. (BTW: This project won second place in the recent Trossen Robotics contest.)

Front Door Security via Phidget RFID Reader – Link

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.

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