We’ve seen magnetic cards and RFID cards used as keys before, but QR codes? Check out the video to see how a group of Cornell University students developed a visual key card.
Rather than use magnetic stripes or RFID proximity antennas, their build relies on decoding a passkey stored in a QR code–check out the above video to see it in action and hit up the link below for more information.
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 09/18/12