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Re: [Help-smalltalk] A funny problem

From: Duke Normandin
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] A funny problem
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 10:09:57 -0700 (MST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.01 (OSX 1266 2009-07-14)

On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, Stefan Schmiedl wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Feb 2010 17:58:06 +0200
> Bèrto ëd Sèra <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > > cheap RFIDs attached to the doorframe?
> >
> > That would be the basic idea, but how do you use them with gst? Is
> > there any ready/solid lib to manage them? Probably a stupid question,
> > but since I never used RFIDs I'd hate to find out an endless amount of
> > trouble after accepting the job.
> Just a random pick from googling "usb rfid reader linux"
> "Once the reader is plugged to the PC with Windows, Linux or
> MacOS operating system, the system recognizes it as a HID
> (Human Interface Device) keyboard, and therefore doesn't
> need any special drivers to function properly."
> Looks like they do what barcode scanners do: behave like a
> keyboard. So if you go that way, you now know that there is
> "easy" hardware.
> Come to think of it, if it's to be deployed to a hospital,
> make sure that these things don't interfere with any medical
> equipment.

Nice call! Sure hate to have somebody's catheter be unexpectedly
clamped shut as a result of some errant, zombie "radio frequencies". ;)

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