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NXP Rapid IoT - OOB Demo

Posted by ralphjy Top Member Dec 23, 2018
I've used the OOB (Out-of-Box) Demo to familiarize myself with the Rapid IoT kit and I thought that I'd describe its functionality and provide a short critique before I move on to creating my own programs.   The OOB Demo allows you to configure the settings on the device and to  try out all of the sensors.  It also allows you to connect to either an iOS or Android phone/tablet using apps that are provided.  And you can also connect to a Rapid IoT Dashboard in the cloud by us ...
I didn't sign up for the roadtest, but I recently got one of these kits so I thought that I'd see how my experience compares to that of the roadtesters.   The Rapid IoT module packs a large array of sensors into a small package (2" x 2" x 1/2").  It includes wireless interfaces (BLE and Thread) and a small LiPo battery.   The kit includes the module and a short USB cable for power and programming and a Quick Start Guide.   The module comes pre-programmed with an Out-Of-B ...
I am going to start a project soon where I want to use RFID tags to enable user authentication and individual profiles for a home automation remote controller.  I haven't worked with RFID tags before, even though they are fairly ubiquitous at this point.  I imagine this is old hat to most folks, but I thought I'd share my learning.   I purchased an RC522 RFID Reader/Writer module and a set of RFID tags on Amazon.  The RC522 chip itself offers multiple interfaces (SPI, I2C, S ...