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Have you ever wanted to unlock your front door with just your bus pass, a tag or an old hotel room key? Now you can.

In today’s world, convenience is a huge factor. From mass transit to hotels, more and more devices are becoming enabled with contactless technology to expedite our days. Wouldn’t it be great to do the same at home? After all, having to search through your bag to find your keys can often times be a daunting task, and time-consuming nevertheless. Just imagine how easy it could be to unlock your front door using nothing but that bus pass, that old hotel room key, or any other item embedded with an NFC tag. Thanks to Maker Quin Etnyre, now you can. Even better, the entire project costs less than $100!

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As its name would imply, the NFC Door Lock is a compact, Qduino Mini-powered door lock that senses when…

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