[Koha] Koha hardware interface
Lori Bowen Ayre
lori.ayre at galecia.com
Sat May 14 09:32:57 NZST 2011
I may be able to shake loose some funding for this. I'm pretty sure I could
help you get an development partner (library) with RFID self-check and ISO
28560 compliant tags.
Do you have a more format spec or RFC?
On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 1:57 PM, MJ Ray <mjr at phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> ajesh at maxenna.com wrote:
> > I have recently installed Koha3.4 on Ubuntu.
> > But what we want to implement is an RFID reader instead of the barcode
> > scanner. Each book will have a RFID tag. The patron will pick the books
> > from the shelf and bring it and place some books on top of RFID reader
> > which will read all the books at once, say for example 4-5 books at once.
> > My doubt is how can I read this information into koha. Any suggestion
> > please.
> I have code for this. It works basically like you describe, although
> I note that reading tags on electronic kit is a bit of a pain. Even
> DVDs will shield some tags, so choose carefully.
> The last release was for 3.0, which is just being end-of-lifed. It
> needs updating for 3.4 and the recent ISO standard for RFID tags, but
> is already in use by at least one library. I plan to be updating it
> for 3.4 and then 3.6 as soon as funding is agreed. It will go quicker
> with either help or additional funding. Do you have either?
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> Hope that helps,
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<Lori.Ayre at galecia.com>Specializing in open source ILS solutions, RFID,
workflow optimization, and materials handling
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