Hardware components and setup
The following is a list of the hardware components and the quantity of each needed to build the smart kitchen project:
- Photons (2)
- Li-Po batteries (2)
- 3-6V DC power supply (2)
- RFID Reader module RFID-RC522 (1)
- RFID tags (6)
- Passive infrared (PIR) motion sensors (3)
- Jumper wires (20)
- Breadboards (2)
We will describe some of these components in detail, and explain the function they perform.
RFID reader module RC522-RFID and RFID tags
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, where two devices can transfer data between them using radio waves when they are near each other:
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