LOPEC 2021
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LOPEC 2021

Scott White CEO at PragmatIC will be presenting at LOPEC 2021 Online - Large-area, Organic and Printed Electronics Convention - sharing insights into several custom FlexIC design projects. Dr Richard Price CTO will be chairing a panel session.

Making smart living smarter
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Making smart living smarter

OPE JOURNAL. Alastair Hanlon, chief commercial officer at PragmatIC Semiconductor, discusses low-cost RFID, flexible electronics and sensors as technological foundations for truly smart living, and explains why it's the beginning of a new era – The Internet of Everything. 

 How could NFC tech transform healthcare packaging?
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How could NFC tech transform healthcare packaging?

PACKAGING EUROPE. A partnership between Avery Dennison Smartrac, PragmatIC Semiconductor and Schreiner MediPharm has seen the three companies combine their expertise to leverage the power of near-field communication (NFC) in smart packaging for healthcare.

Can RFID help reduce food waste?
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Can RFID help reduce food waste?

Food waste is a huge global problem - one third of what is produced is lost, enough to feed the world's hungry four times over. Most food is packaged in plastic, so if we reduce food waste we reduce plastic waste. This insight article examines the role RFID and electronics could play.

Tech companies release low-cost flexible NFC drug labels
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Tech companies release low-cost flexible NFC drug labels

RFID JOURNAL. Pharmaceutical firms have begun applying Schreiner MediPharm labels with built-in Avery Dennison inlays and PragmatIC flexible ICs to medications, enabling users to authenticate drugs and ensure proper usage.

How RFID and flexible electronics will improve our lives in 2021
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How RFID and flexible electronics will improve our lives in 2021

Industry predictions are difficult at the best of times, but even though 2021 starts with continued uncertainty there are still reasons to be positive. Alastair Hanlon, PragmatIC’s Chief Commercial Officer, shares his thoughts on the impact of developments in the semiconductor sector and an...

Releasing pressure on pathology services: RFID has the key
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Releasing pressure on pathology services: RFID has the key

PATHOLOGY IN PRACTICE. With the NHS continuing to struggle as it responds to the pandemic and the effects that COVID-19 is having on a heavy workload, Gillian Ewers examines the advantages that RFID and a transport and tracking system offer. 

Ultra-low-cost flexible ICs make possible trillions of smart objects
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Ultra-low-cost flexible ICs make possible trillions of smart objects

EE JOURNAL. The word “pragmatic” is defined as “dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations." I received an email from PragmatIC Semiconductor. 

PragmatIC, Quality Hospital Solutions launch SamplePod
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PragmatIC, Quality Hospital Solutions launch SamplePod

PRINTED ELECTRONICS NOW. SamplePod, a novel sample transportation and tracking system, with an RFID-based labeling solution, could make pathology services more efficient and significantly reduce costs. 

Top 10 tips after 10 years of innovation in flexible electronics
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Top 10 tips after 10 years of innovation in flexible electronics

As the team at PragmatIC celebrates ten years of driving forward innovation in the semiconductor industry to manufacture a new generation of flexible electronics, Dr Richard Price, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of PragmatIC, shares his top ten tips for success and the key lessons...

Is RFID the solution to protect and promote wine?
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Is RFID the solution to protect and promote wine?

China is a major importer of EU wine, but that unfortunately also leads to counterfeiters profiting from the growing demand. This insight article explores the opportunity for wine producers to use RFID to reassure consumers of the provenance of the bottles they purchase.

PragmatIC Semiconductor – celebrating 10 years!
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PragmatIC Semiconductor – celebrating 10 years!

How time flies! We founded PragmatIC a decade ago, with a mission to create a new type of integrated circuit (IC) that was thin, flexible and ultra-low cost. While it’s fair to say that it’s been a longer journey than we originally anticipated, we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved –...