RFID and NFC readers? (UK)

I am looking for a reader which is compatible with ST in the UK that can be used as a presence detector, does anyone know of such a device or investigated any solutions?
I would ideally like it to be able to open our Yale lock when a RFID tag is tapped on it

i use NFC tags with tasker/sharptools on android. works great.


I’m not sure exactly what’s possible with the U.K. Yale lock, but I would agree that in general the easiest way to get SmartThings/NFC integration is with an Android phone running Tasker and SharpTools.

@joshua_lyon , the author of SharpTools, could probably say more.

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Here’s a post with some thoughts on how to use NFC tags with SmartThings on Android (using SharpTools):

In your case, you would use Trigger to recognize the NFC tag which would trigger your SharpTools “A Thing” profile in Tasker. For presence purposes, you can use a Simulated Presence Device and call the arrived and departed commands as desired.

Hi so I’m wondering how I could use this method with my implant I don’t want to just scan my hand with my phone to unlock the door then I might as c well use a key I’m looking for a way to have a reader on our nest the door so I can just wave my hand over it and unlock an android phone could work but it would always have to be unlocked and on for nfc reader to be on I know I can have the phone plugged in and keep it on that way and just wave my hand over the phone to trigger but I’m looking for something a little more discreet. Mounting a phone next to the door is not so esthetically pleasing.