Raspberry Pi and RFID

A few years ago I did some work on a project which used RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) to do all sorts of cool things. There were several problems with this, though. The first was that even high-quality UHF RFID readers and antennas would sometimes struggle to see and recognize the “tags” we had attached to …

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How to read Raspberry Pi board revision and memory size

As I mentioned yesterday, I now have some new Raspberry Pi boards to play with, and also some extra hardware. I had planned to spend this evening writing some GPIO code to control the colours and brightness of the LEDborg. I even got as far as plugging it in to one of the boards. Then …

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