I was wondering, off hand, if anyone knows if it's possible to turn a Xbee module into an RFID tag? I'm working on an automatic based system and need an ID to be sent out on specified intervals until it has entered a predefined zone that the reader (Xbee) can interpret/verify and then send out to a MC to execute some automation.
I know that these Xbee can transmit at pretty far ranges. By changing the ATPL parameter, I'm assuming, can reduce the distance between point-to-point tranmisson. I am looking for somewhere between 50-75'.
I've done my fair share of research and can't seem to find what I'm looking for. But, maybe I'm not looking in the right areas. I've gone through the Xbee manual a bit but nothing grabbing my attention. See some input on Node Discovery and such.
It would be nice to know if it's possible, and get a simple 'no' answer so I can move on to just using an Active RFID tag/reader. I'm deviating from this option due to cost.
Thanks for your input.