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How To Make Your Own iPhone RFID Reader 46

Posted by timothy
from the make-bruce-sterling-proud dept.
andylim writes "It's been rumoured for some time now that Apple will include RFID technology in a future iPhone. An RFID-packing iPhone could interact with various objects including opening doors and it could even be used in shops to register items at the checkout. Beating Apple to the RFID punch, last year a company called Wireless Dynamics announced an iPhone RFID accessory called the iCarte, but if you'd rather make your own reader then you'll be interested to know how a research assistant at University College London has managed to build his own RFID iPhone accessory."
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How To Make Your Own iPhone RFID Reader

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  • by Kitkoan (1719118) on Monday March 15, 2010 @12:24AM (#31478392)
    An RFID reader on an iPhone, and RFID credit cards being hacked [gizmodo.com] since 2008, wonder if someone will make a jailbroken only app for getting the information? Not like people think twice when they see someone playing with a iPhone in public. (while the video shows that the card pretty much needs to touch the card, the tech is getting better last I heard so the distance is getting further away and still getting the information. Plus set the program up, put your phone in your pocket and ride the bus/trains during rush hour, that would get some even with those short distances since your pretty much side by side.)

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