Build your own Raspberry Pi RFID Attendance System #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Throughout this project, we will be showing you will learn how to put together a circuit that makes use of both the RFID RC522 reader and a 16×2 LCD.

We start by showing you all the steps required to connect these circuits to the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins. We will also show you how to test each circuit so that it is working as it should. This helps ensure everything will be ready to be utilized in our RFID attendance system.

In the second part of the tutorial, we will walk you through all the steps to setting up a database. We will also be writing Python scripts that will talk to the database to mark attendance for individual RFID cards.

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