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Raspberry Pi IoT Projects: Prototyping Experiments for Makers by John C. Shovic

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© John C. Shovic 2016

John C. Shovic, Raspberry Pi IoT Projects, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1377-3_6

6. Using IOT for RFID and MQTT and the Raspberry Pi

John C. Shovic

(1)Liberty Lake, Washington, USA

Chapter Goal: Build an IOT device for Reading RFID Tags on Various Packages

Topics Covered in this Chapter:

  • Introduction to RFID

  • Introduction to MQTT Publish / Subscribe Systems and Servers

  • Building a Raspberry Pi Based MQTT server

  • Building an RFID Reader to Connect to the IOT

  • Connecting your RFID Reader to your MQTT Raspberry Pi Server

  • What to do with the RFID data on the Server

The world of IOT is dominated by small computers having small amounts of resources and power to communicate information with the rest of the world. MQTT is a publish-subscribe, lightweight ...

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