MAKE’s Matt Richardson gets a behind-the-scenes look at how Penzoil and Nintendo created a real-life experience inspired by the popular MarioKart video game.Continue Reading
RFID (radio-frequency identification) systems are all around us. They help us get through toll booths faster. They help stores keep track of inventory. They are even in a lot of toys.
But there is no reason why the RFID chips need to stay in their original housing. In this project, I am going to show you how to transplant a RFID chip into a different housing to make it more convenient or at least more fun use. You can make an RFID reactive wallet, multi-tool, or cell phone case. The only limit is your imagination.Continue Reading
The team at Waterloo Labs have heavily modded go-karts to play a game of Mariokart right on the race track!Continue Reading
This NFC Shield for Arduino (available in the Maker Shed) is a great way to experiment with NFC. What’s NFC you ask? It’s an extension of RFID with a purposefully decreased range, making it great for projects where security is a consideration.Continue Reading
Based on this recent work from Londonite Dhani Sutanto, Becky over at Adafruit just posted this cool tutorial on how to install the antenna and chip from an RFID passcard, such as the MBTA’s CharlieCard transit pass, inside your iPhone.Continue Reading
Upgrade Your Office With An RFID Reading DoorContinue Reading
Texting Trapper: a project to detect when a call, text, or email is made from a cellular device.Continue Reading