Andrea Guzzo

NAME

RFID::Libnfc::Reader - Access libnfc-compatible tag readers

SYNOPSIS

  use RFID::Libnfc;

  $r = RFID::Libnfc::Reader->new();
  if ($r->init()) {
    printf ("Reader: %s\n", $r->name);
  }

  $tag = $r->connectTag(IM_ISO14443A_106);

DESCRIPTION

  This reader class allows to access RFID tags 
  (actually only mifare ones have been implemented/tested)
  readable from any libnfc-compatible reader

EXPORT

None by default.

Exportable functions

METHODS

  • name ( )

    returns the name of the current reader

    for ex. $name = $r->name

  • connect ( TAGFAMILY, BLOCKING )

    tries to connect a tag and returns a new ready-to-use RFID::Libnfc::Tag object or undef if no tag is found. If blocking is TRUE, connect won't return untill a tag is found in the field

    for ex. $tag = $r->connect( ISO14443A_106 )

    NOTE: ISO14443A_106 is the only type actually implemented/supported

  • pdi ( )

    returns the underlying reader descriptor (to be used with the RFID::Libnfc procedural api) $pdi = $r->pdi

SEE ALSO

RFID::Libnfc RFID::Libnfc::Constants RFID::Libnfc::Tag

< check also documentation for libnfc c library [ http://www.libnfc.org/documentation/introduction ] >

AUTHOR

xant

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2009-2011 by xant <xant@cpan.org>

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.